Steven Dunlop
Managing Director for Purdue NExT, Assistant Professor (Courtesy Appointment) of Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Steven Dunlop


  • B. A. Heidelberg College
  • M.B.A. Indiana Wesleyen University

Research and Experience Highlights:

  • As Managing Director, he is currently responsible for the operations and deliverables for Purdue NExT, a non-credit distance education program/classes for Purdue University.
  • Multiple years of private sector experience.
  • Prior to Purdue NExT, he managed multiple projects for Purdue University. These grants and projects have covered content areas in battery research, development of coursework (online and face-to-face), pharmacy, quantum chemistry, video conferencing, and information visualization, but also STEM based projects in the K12 environment.
  • He has developed and co-taught a course on Hybrid-Electric Vehicles, instructed a variety of EPICS courses, and designed and taught courses on project management and major event planning.

Purdue University Courses Taught:

  • OLS 375 – Training Methods
  • OLS 499 – Major Event Planning
  • BCM 545 – Effective Training Methods (Graduate Level)
  • OLS 399 – Special Topics in Education
  • ENG 103 – Engineering Introduction to Hybrids and Electric Vehicles

Purdue NExT Courses Taught: