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.
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
David Bartlett joined the Kogod School of Business in August 2014 as Executive in Residence in the Department of Management. He serves as Director of Kogod's Full-Time MBA Program and Director of Global and Strategic Projects.
Prior to his appointm… More
Bill Bellows is a Co-Founder and former Managing Partner of Copithorne & Bellows, a Silicon-Valley based global consulting firm for technology companies that provided market research and business strategy, competitive positioning, industry analyst an… More
Dr. Blacksmith has expertise in employee recruitment and selection, testing and assessment, job performance, and decision-making in the workplace. Her research focuses on understanding and assessing individual differences (e.g., personality, general … More
Melissa L. Bradley is a tri-sector leader with more than 20 years of entrepreneurship, investment and leadership experience. She is the inaugural Director of the AU Center for Innovation in the Capital and Executive in Residence at the Kogod School o… More
As founder and CEO of Her Corner, Frederique applies her entrepreneurial spirit, management consulting background and business operations expertise to give women the springboard they need to move forward.
Her Corner grew out of a lightbulb moment F… More
Scott has over 30 years of industry and consulting experience across the Americas, Europe and Asia. His consulting work with PwC and PRTM spans the entire Communications value chain including wireless and wireline communications services as well as c… More
Dr. Clark has expertise in high performing teams, leadership, diversity, and strategic human capital. His field research engages a variety of organizations, including medical and sports teams, high-tech companies, and entrepreneurial startups. Dr. Cl… More
Professor David is currently the Collins Chair in Management. He 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 jou… More
Shermica Farquhar will join Kogod’s Management Department where she looks forward to impacting the way students approach and capitalize on business opportunities. Known for her energetic and holistic approach to organization optimization, Shermica's … More
Professor Figueroa-Armijos teaches Global Corporate Citizenship and conducts research on entrepreneurship and regional economic development. Her current projects include work in regional economic policy, regional innovation, environmental entrepreneu… More
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
In addition to serving as an adjunct at AU in subjects such as Leading and Managing Change, Leading High Performance Teams, Management Consulting Practices and Techniques, Business Policy and Strategy, and Global Corporate Citizenship, Mr. Hickel als… More
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
As the Associate Director of Programming and Student Activities, Kate works closely with Kogod students to enhance their business and college experiences through experiential learning. The K-LAB (Kogod Leadership and Applied Business) is a uniquely … More
Executive-in-Residence Tom Kohn is a digital veteran of companies both big and small with a focus on early stage companies and turnarounds. He has been CEO of two high-tech start-ups in the Washington, DC area, raising over $10MM for each; Chief Reve… More
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
Jonathan McHugh is a partner in J2 Media, where he produces films and music supervises films. McHugh has produced more than twenty films; TV shows and music supervised over 50 more including the upcoming Janis Joplin documentary. Over the past twenty… More
Elaine Mensah is Founder of BRAND MEETS CREATIVE, a brand consultancy for fashion, lifestyle, and creative businesses. She has 15+ years of a unique blend of communications, branding, technology, and entrepreneurial experience.
She is also the write… More
Professor Mislin’s research focuses on how financial incentives as well as social factors including trust, social perceptions, emotions, and the tracking of obligations, influence behavior when people interact. Her current work examines how these fac… More
Serge P. da Motta Veiga joined the Department of Management at American University in August 2015. Prior to coming to American, Serge was an Assistant Professor of Management at Lehigh University. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a… More
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
Caty Poulin is a two-time Kogod graduate who has worked as a consultant to governments, for-profit and nonprofit businesses across the United States and around the world. She believes strongly in the benefit of solid business strategies and managemen… More
Jane brings to her role at American University well over 30 years of experience in corporate, business unit and functional level strategy. As a consultant and senior executive with responsibility for planning and finance, she has helped organizations… More
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
2015-Present Professor of Management, Director of the M.S. Sustainability Management Program, Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington, D.C.
2015-2015 Professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management, College… More
Siri Terjesen is a research chair in Entrepreneurship at American University’s Kogod School of Business. Her research on entrepreneurship, corporate governance, and strategy has been published in leading journals and featured in leading media. She is… More
Tommy White is an Executive-in-Residence at the Kogod School of Business. He teaches courses on introduction to business and entrepreneurship business planning & startup launch. He is Co-Director of the AU Incubator under the Sustainable Entrepreneur… More
Dr. Wu obtained a master's degree in education with a concentration in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University. Dr. Wu has a Ph.D. in business administration from University of Missouri and worked as a business professor for several… More
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