Katharyn A. May, PhD, RN, FAAN

Emerita Dean and Professor

kamay@wisc.edu

608-262-0053

4220 Signe Skott Cooper Hall

photo of Katharyn May, professor and former Dean

PhD, University of California–San Francisco

Nursing MS, University of California–San Francisco

Nursing BSN, Duke University; Nursing, Psychology

Katharyn May is focused on leadership development in nursing. She is currently leading a pilot project to explore how nursing students can develop strong skills in impression management and conveying professional presence in the first 60 seconds of zero-acquaintance interactions, drawing on actor training techniques.