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Management Department

The Kogod School of Business Management Department provides instruction in the areas of management, entrepreneurship, strategy, organizational behavior, human resources, business and corporate ethics, and global business citizenship. Faculty members are well-known researchers and distinguished professionals.

Management Department Chair

Barbara Bird

Barbara Bird

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Professor

Professor Bird’s research interests include entrepreneurial cognition and entrepreneurial behavior. She has research projects examining new venture liabilities of newness and strategic alliances. She authored Entrepreneurial Behavior and several scho... [More]

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Department Faculty

Mark Clark

Mark Clark

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Associate Professor

Dr. Clark has expertise in high performing teams, leadership, diversity, and strategic human capital. He is an active researcher, and his work has been presented at numerous national and international conferences and workshops. He has published in to... [More]

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Stevan Holmberg

Stevan Holmberg

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Professor

Professor Holmberg leads the Entrepreneurship Initiative and entrepreneurship academic programs, including the 1776 strategic partnership and the Entrepreneurship Incubator and the Entrepreneurship Venture Fund, which are open to all American Univers... [More]

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Parthiban David

Parthiban David

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Associate Professor

Professor David teaches strategic management. His primary research interests are on the impact of corporate governance on corporate strategy and firm performance. His research has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Stra... [More]

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Sally Fowler

Sally Fowler

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Executive in Residence

Professor Fowler is an Executive-in-Residence in the Management Department. She teaches strategy, global corporate citizenship, and management consulting. She is the Kogod coordinator for the University Honors Program. She was formerly on the faculty... [More]



Caren Goldberg

Caren Goldberg

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Assistant Professor

Professor Goldberg joined the faculty at American University in 2006, after having spent nine years at George Washington University. Her research focuses on diversity and discrimination. She has written over a dozen peer-reviewed articles in such jou... [More]

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Daniel Jacobs

Daniel Jacobs

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Senior Professorial Lecturer

The founding program director of the MS in Sustainability Management, Professor Jacobs teaches courses in sustainability and global corporate citizenship. He speaks frequently about those subjects to academic, business, and media audiences. He has ap... [More]

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Richard Linowes

Richard Linowes

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Assistant Professor

Professor Linowes teaches strategy, global leadership, entrepreneurship, cross-cultural management and sustainability. His professional management experience includes several years with Accenture and Goldman Sachs, where he helped plan the firm’s int... [More]

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Alexandra Mislin

Alexandra Mislin

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Assistant Professor

Professor Mislin teaches negotiation. Her research focuses on how aspects of social exchange such as trust formation, emotions, and the tracking of social obligations influence negotiations. Her current work examines how these social factors interrel... [More]

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Jay Pope

Jay Pope

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Executive in Residence

Professor Pope is an Executive-in-Residence in the Management Department of Kogod, where he teaches a course in Global Corporate Citizenship. He also advises the JD/MBA Club. His past teaching experience includes one year as a full-time Visiting Assi... [More]

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Nancy Sachs

Nancy Sachs

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Adjunct Instructor

Professor Sachs teaches business communications to graduate and undergraduate students. She has more than 25 years of professional communications experience in the public and private sectors. In her work for the federal government, she developed awar... [More]

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John Simson

John Simson

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Executive in Residence

John Simson has been in the music industry since his signing in 1971 as a recording artist and songwriter. Simson's career has included stints as a manager, handling the career of 5X Grammy winner, Mary-Chapin Carpenter, special advisor to Harry Bela... [More]

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Xiaomeng Zhang

Xiaomeng Zhang

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Associate Professor

Xiaomeng Zhang is an Associate Professor at the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington DC. Her research interests are in the areas of creativity, leadership and motivation, with a desire to understand the relationships between ... [More]

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202-885-1489
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