Jonathan Bundy

Assistant Professor
TEMPE Campus
Asst Professor
TEMPE Campus


Jonathan Bundy joined the W. P. Carey School of Business as an assistant professor of management in 2016.

Prof. Bundys research takes a behavioral approach to strategic management and focuses on the social and cognitive forces that shape organizational outcomes and behavior. He specifically investigates crisis and impression management, corporate reputation and other social evaluations, firm-stakeholder relationships, and corporate governance. His work has appeared in industry-leading journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, and Administrative Science Quarterly

Before joining W. P. Carey, he was an assistant professor of management at the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University. He received his bachelors degree from the University of New Mexico and his PhD in strategic management and organization theory from the University of Georgia.

Prof. Bundy has been commended for his contributions to research, most recently winning a Best Paper Award at the 2016 Strategic Management Society annual conference. He currently serves on the editorial boards of three premier journals and was awarded the Developmental Reviewer of the Year Award for his service to the Academy of Management Review.


  • PhD  University of Georgia, 2014
  • MBA  University of New Mexico, 2009
  • BA  University of New Mexico, 2004

Research Interests

  • Corporate Reputation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Crisis and Impression Management
  • Corporate Governance and Upper Echelons


  • Lovelace, J., Bundy, J., Hambrick, D., & Pollock, T. 2017. The shackles of CEO celebrity: Sociocognitive and behavioral role constraints on “star” leaders. Academy of Management Review, forthcoming 
  • Bundy, J., Pfarrer, M. D., Short, C. E., & Coombs, W. T. 2017. Crises and crisis management: Integration, interpretation, and research development. Journal of Management, 43: 1661-1692. 
  • Bundy, J., & Pfarrer, M. D. 2015. A burden of responsibility: The role of social approval at the onset of a crisis. Academy of Management Review, 40: 345-369.
  • Graffin, S. D., Bundy, J., Porac, J. F., Wade, J. B., & Quinn, D. P. 2013. Falls from grace and the hazards of high status: The 2009 British MP expense scandal and its impact on Parliamentary elites. Administrative Science Quarterly, 58: 313-345.
  • Bundy, J., Shropshire, C., & Buchholtz, A. K. 2013. Strategic cognition and issue salience: Towards an explanation of firm responsiveness to stakeholder concerns. Academy of Management Review, 38: 352-376.


Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 480Capstone Course
MGT 792Research


  • Best Paper Award, Strategic Management Society  Strategic Leadership & Governance Interest Group, 2016
  • Best Reviewer Award, Strategic Management Society  Stakeholder Strategy Interest Group, 2016
  • 2nd Place, W. P. Careys Got Talent - Lip Sync Battle, 2016
  • Award for Best Dissertation, Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation, 2015
  • Developmental Reviewer of the Year Award, Academy of Management Review, 2015
  • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Review, 2015-2016
  • Best Reviewer Award, Strategic Management Society  Behavioral Strategy Interest Group, 2015
  • Award for Best Published Paper, Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation, 2014
  • Outstanding Reviewer Designation, Southern Management Association, 2013
  • Best Paper Award, Academy of Management  OMT Division, 2012
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management  OMT Division, 2011
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management  SIM Division, 2011
  • Aspen Institute Beyond Grey Pinstripes Scoring Fellow, 2011
  • International Ph.D. Student Competition Finalist, University of South Australia, 2011
  • Outstanding Newcomer Award, North American Case Research Association, 2009
  • Valedictorian and class speaker, University of New Mexico, Anderson School of Management MBA Commencement, Spring 2009  


Editorial Review Board

  • Academy of Management Journal, 2015-Present
  • Academy of Management Review, 2014-Present
  • Business & Society, 2015-Present

Professional Associations

AOM - OMT, SIM, BPS, & MOC Divisions; SMS; IABS; SBE;


  • Program Chair Leadership Rotation. 2017-2019. Stakeholder Strategy Interest Group - Strategic Management Society

Work History

Arizona State University: 2016-present; Penn State University: 2014-2016

Industry Positions

  • Sandia National Laboratories; Albuquerque, NM. 2007-2009.

            -Quality Management Systems Specialist

  • Rio Rancho Economic Development Corporation; Rio Rancho, NM. 2004-2007.

            -Client Services Manager; Research Manager