Department of Management - PhD Alumni

PhD Alumni

The mission of the Management PhD program is to develop scholars who are prepared to assume the diverse responsibilities of faculty positions at leading research universities. Therefore, we provide the necessary support to help our graduates find the best positions within academia, preferably at Research I universities.

The following list represents all W. P. Carey School Management PhD graduates over the years, with their current affiliation listed along with the year of graduation and title of their dissertation.

Danni Wang
Rutgers University
Dissertation: The Buck Stops Where? Examining Leader and Follower Accountability in Teams, May 2016

He Gao
Michigan State University
Dissertation: Underlying Mechanism Behind Word Responses in Competitive Dynamics, May 2016

Hyun-Soo Woo
University of Mississippi
Dissertation: Intra-firm and Inter-firm Agglomeration: The Location Decisions of Multi-Unit Firms, May 2016

Jungmin Seo
California State University, Fullerton
Dissertation: The Effects of Relative Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) on Employees; Work Behaviors, May 2016

Chris Reina
Virginia Commonwealth University
Dissertation: Adapting Leader Behaviors to Achieve Follower Effectiveness: A Mindful Approach to Situational Leadership, May 2015

Brooke Buckman
Florida International University
Dissertation: Employee Authenticity's Influence on Engagement, Coworker Interactions, and Perceived Effectiveness, August 2014

Amanda Lynn Christensen
University of Cincinnati
Dissertation: Feedback, Affect, and Creative Behavior: A Multi-level Model Linking Feedback to Performance, May 2014

Han Jiang
University of Arizona
Dissertation: When, How, And So What: Three Essays On Managerial Practices Of Personal Tie Utilization In Organizations, August 2014

Peter Jennings
Santa Clara University
Dissertation: The Character to Lead: A Grounded Theory Ethnography of Character in U.S. Army Combat Leaders, May 2013

Yiwen Zhang
University of Hong Kong
Dissertation: Leaders' Daily Work Demands, Recovery, and Leadership Behaviors, May 2013

Chad Hartnell
Georgia State University
Dissertation: Leadership and Organizational Culture: An Integrative View of Leaders as Culture Creators and Culture as Social Context, May 2012

Kristie Rogers
University of Kansas
Dissertation: Seeing Past the Orange: An Inductive Investigation of Organizational Respect in a Prison Context, May 2012

Michael Withers
Texas A & M
Dissertation: Director Mobility: The Role of Human and Social Capital in Board Appointments, May 2011

Amy Yi Ou
National University of Singapore
Dissertation: CEO Humility and its Relationship with Middle Manager Behaviors and Performance: Examining the CEO-Middle Manager Interface, May 2011

Benjamin M. Galvin
San Diego State University
Dissertation: Antecedents and Outcomes of Leader Role Identification, May 2010

Atira Charles
Florida A&M University
Dissertation: An Examination of the Feedback Seeking Behaviors of Black and Hispanic Employees May 2009

Spencer Harrison
Boston College
Dissertation: Curiosity in Organizations May 2009

Kathryn Jacobson
University of New Mexico
Dissertation: Contextual and Individual Predictors of Counterproductive Work Behaviors May 2009

Carla Jones
Sam Houston State University
Dissertation: The Effects of CEO and Top Management Team Heterogeneity on Competitive Aggressiveness May 2009

Sushil Nifadkar
Georgia State University
Dissertation: Emotions and Newcomer Adjustment, May 2009

Heechun Kim
Georgia State University
Dissertation: Three essays on international diversification of firms in an emerging economy: Entry and exit decisions May 2008

Christine Shropshire
Arizona State University
Dissertation: Interlocking directors, interlocked firms and the diffusion of strategy May 2008

Aimee Ellis
Ithaca College
Dissertation: The impact of corporate social responsibility on employee attitudes and behaviors August 2008

Robert White
Iowa State University
Dissertation: Toward a more robust theory of agency: Three corporate governance essays August 2008

Nathan Washburn
Thunderbird School of Global Management
Dissertation: Firm Performance in Strategic Management Research, May 2007

Katalin Haynes
University of Delaware
Dissertation: Corporate Governance, Formal and Informal Institutions and Strategic Outcomes, August 2007

Seemantini Pathak
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Dissertation: Compensation Risk Borne by Chief Executive Officers After Refocusing: The Impact of Divestment Intensity, R&D Intensity, and Board Composition, December 2007

David Sluss
Georgia Tech
Dissertation: Generalizing Relational Identification To and From Organizational Identification, May 2006

Joshua (Bin) Wu
Aperian Global
Dissertation: Efficacy perceptions in teams: Implications for leadership and team effectiveness, December 2006

Thomas Dalziel
University of Cincinnati
Dissertation: The Influence of Boards and Top Management Teams on Corporate Entrepreneurship, December 2005

Robert DelCampo
University of New Mexico
Dissertation: Influences on and determinants of psychological contract evaluation in Hispanic business professionals, May 2004

Steve Gove
Virginia Tech
Dissertation: The effect of social identification on director involvement in governance roles, May 2004

David Sirmon
University of Washington
Dissertation: Relative resource weaknesses and strategy: Exploring the performance effects of resource portfolios, May 2004

Molly Pepper
Gonzaga University
Dissertation: Boundaryless mentors: Gender differences in the use of computer-mediated communication to receive mentoring, May 2004

Marinna Makri
University of Miami
Dissertation: A knowledge-based approach to predicting innovation outcomes of high-technology mergers and acquisitions, May 2003

Fran McKee-Ryan
University of Nevada
Dissertation: The Personal Meaning of Job Loss: Appraisal and Coping at the Facet Level, May 2002

Carlos Alsua
University of Alaska
Dissertation: Goals that empower: The impact of learning and performance orientation practices on psychological empowerment, December 2002

Scott Johnson
University of California Los Angeles
Dissertation: Externalization of employment in a service environment: the influence of identification, December 2002

Mark Clark
American University
Dissertation: Perceived relational diversity: a fit conceptualization, December 2001

Mel Fugate
Southern Methodist University
Dissertation: The role of employability in how people cope with organizational change, December 2001

Glen Kreiner
Penn State University
Dissertation: On the edge of identity: boundary conflict and workplace fit, December 2001

Mindy West
Arizona State University
Dissertation: Employee turnover in Mexico: A cultural investigation of causes, May 2000

Thirumalai-T Selvarajan
Montclair State University
Dissertation: Ethical performance appraisal: the influence of schematic, attributional and affective processes, December 2000

Debora Gilliard
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Dissertation: A structural equation approach to strategic groups, competitive strategies, and performance: a hospital analysis, May 1999

Vikas Anand
Walton College
Dissertation: Using an organizational memory framework to study the effect of organizational knowledge, August 1999

Paul Skilton
Washington State University Tri-Cities
Dissertation: Participant Learning in Product and Process Development Teams, 1999

James Carey
Dissertation: Factors affecting the influence of liking on observation and evaluation accuracy in performance appraisal, May 1997

Kimberly Wade
Washington State University
Dissertation: The effect of schema consistency and purpose of appraisal on rater accuracy and search behaviors, May 1996

Samuel DeMarie
Iowa State University
Dissertation: Strategic issue interpretation and organizational action: an investigation of organizations downsizing, August 1995

Sanjay Goel
University of Minnesota
Dissertation: The Role of Managerial Risk Propensities and Corporate Governance Structure on firm Strategic Performance, December 1995

Loren Gustafson
Expedia, Inc.
Dissertation: The structure and content of organizational identity in hypercompetitive environments, December 1995

Janice Miller
University of Wisconsin
Dissertation: Executive pay and corporate performance: a behavioral approach, December 1995

Timothy Palmer
Western Michigan University
Dissertation: Determinants of managerial and organizational risk: a causal model, May 1994

John Millikin
Dissertation: The Role of Self-Leadership in Empowered Work Teams, May 1994

Fanny Caranikas-Walker
Dissertation: Liking and Performance Appraisal: The Explanatory Value of Schemas and Attributions, December 1994

Joseph Anderson
Northern Arizona University
Dissertation: The role of outplacement service participation in job search outcomes among white-collar unemployed, May 1993

Patricia Corner
Auckland University
Dissertation: Related acquisition choice quality: an interpretive process explanation, May 1993

Chris Neck
Arizona State University
Dissertation: Thought self-leadership: the impact of mental strategies training on employee cognitions, behaviors, and emotions, May 1993

Cynthia Sutton
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Dissertation: Scripts and prototypes: the affects of processing modes on types of performance ratings, August 1993

Greg Stewart
University of Iowa
Dissertation: Self-regulation and the "Big Five" personality traits as determinants of employee empowerment behavior, August 1993

Gregory Prussia
Seattle University
Dissertation: A motivational investigation of group effectiveness using social cognitive theory, December 1993

Charles Tustin
Fort Lewis College (Emeritus)
Dissertation: The operationalization of service quality using dimensions and expectation/perception gap analysis, August 1992

Chris Lockwood
Northern Arizona University (Emeritus)
Dissertation: Strategic control and cross-level intended strategies: A human resource function investigation, August 1991

Christine Scheck
Dissertation: Individual Reaction to Work and Nonwork Stressors: A process Model of Stress, 1988

Lynne McClure
McClure & Associates
Dissertation: Leaders' responses as functions of reciprocal determinism: A comparison between male and female leaders, December 1985