Katherine Farquhar is Director of the AU/NTL MS in Organization Development program at American University in Washington DC and a tenured Associate Professor of Public Administration. Dr. Farquhar's research interests are in interim leadership, non-routine executive departure, OD education, and organizational conflict. She has published in journals ranging from Business Horizons and the OD Practitioner to the Public Administration Review and Human Resource Management. A social psychologist, Dr. Farquhar was a student of OD pioneer Robert Chin at Boston University. She teaches courses in Leadership, OD, Interventions and Consultation Skills. She is a member of the NTL Institute. Katherine lives in Brookeville Maryland.