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My scholarly passion is workforce innovation in our growing global knowledge economy. Specifically, how to foster wisdom in individuals during all aspects of societal interaction. Additionally, to explore the role of self-learning, personal learning networks, problem-based learning, and mass customization in knowledge acquisition and transfer within the broad context of performance innovation.


Drjeffallen headshotDr. Jeff M. Allen is an internationally recognized scholar in the area of workforce innovation for the knowledge economy. He serves as a Regents Professor of Information Science and Director of the Center for Knowledge Solutions in the College of Information at the University of North Texas.

At the national level, he has provided leadership as a Board member of the Academy of Human Resource Development, Founding-Editor of Learning and Performance Quarterly, Past Editor-in-Chief of Performance Improvement Quarterly, and Past Editor of Career and Technical Education Research. Currently, he serves as President of the Knowledge & Information Professional Association (KIPA).

Outside of his scholarship, Dr. Allen is a father, husband, triathlete, and ultra-distance runner.

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