Christine Shropshire

Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006

Biography

Christine Shropshire is returning to the W. P. Carey School of Business from the University of Georgia, where she taught for seven years. Her research is in the area of corporate governance, including board composition and effectiveness, diversity in the upper echelons, and stakeholder management. Her work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, and Organizational Research Methods. Currently, Shrophire is exploring the effects of diverse leadership on firm risk-taking and shareholder activism, and the evolution of board capital with firm growth and internationalization. 

Prior to joining academia, Shrophire worked as a human capital consultant, serving domestic and interational clients in a variety of industries, including health care and financial services. 

 

Education

  • PhD  Arizona State University, 2008
  • BA  University of Georgia, 2001

Research Interests

  • Corporate Governance
  • Upper Echelons
  • Stakeholder Management

Publications

  • 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(3): 352-376.
  • Dass, M. & Shropshire, C. 2012. Introducing functional data analysis to managerial science. Organizational Research Methods,15(4): 693-721.
  • Hillman, A.J., Shropshire, C., Certo, S.T., Dalton, D.M. & Dalton, C.M. 2011. What I like about you: A multi-level study of shareholder discontent with director monitoring. Organization Science, 22(3): 675-687.
  • Shropshire, C. 2010. The role of the interlocking director and board receptivity in the diffusion of practices. Academy of Management Review, 35(2): 246-264.  

Courses

Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 480Capstone Course
MGT 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 480Capstone Course
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 480Capstone Course
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation

Honors/Awards

  • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, Southern Management Association, 2013

Editorships

Editorial Board Member 

  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Academy of Management Review

Work History

Arizona State University: 2015-present. Previous Appointment: University of Georgia, 2008-2015 Ernst & Young, Senior Consultant, Human Capital Practice, 2001-2004