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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

David Bartlett

David Bartlett

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Executive in Residence

David Bartlett joined the Kogod School of Business in August 2014 as Executive in Residence and Director of Global and Strategic Projects. Prior to his appointment at Kogod, Bartlett held faculty positions at the Carlson School of Management, Univers... [More]

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William Bellows

William Bellows

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Executive in Residence

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]

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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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Parthiban David

Parthiban David

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Associate Professor

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]

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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]



Judith Gebhardt

Judith Gebhardt

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer



James Hickel

James Hickel

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Adjunct Instructor

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]



Arlene Hill

Arlene Hill

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Assistant Dean, Career Services & Alumni Engagement

Arlene Hill has been at American University as the head of KCCD since June 2009. Throughout her 15+ years in academia, she has educated undergraduate and graduate students on lifelong career management skills at Georgetown University, Indiana Univers... [More]

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Stevan Holmberg

Stevan Holmberg

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Professor Emeritus

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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Thomas Kohn

Thomas Kohn

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Executive in Residence

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]

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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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David Luvison

David Luvison

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer



Jonathan McHugh

Jonathan McHugh

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Adjunct Instructor



Alexandra Mislin

Alexandra Mislin

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Assistant Professor

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]

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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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Catherine Poulin

Catherine Poulin

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Adjunct Instructor

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]

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Andrew Schnackenberg

Andrew Schnackenberg

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Assistant Professor

Andrew adopts a behavioral approach to strategic management research, focusing on the role of transparency to influence stakeholder perceptions of organizational trustworthiness. He also studies the performance implications of organizational transpar... [More]

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Khaled Sherif

Khaled Sherif

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer



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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Paul Thaler

Paul Thaler

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Paul S. Thaler is a partner at Thaler Liebeler, LLP and practices in the area of general civil litigation. In 1996, he co-founded Thaler Liebeler, LLP, now a seven-person law firm based in Washington, D.C. His specialties include litigating matters i... [More]

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Thomas White

Thomas White

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Executive in Residence

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]

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Matt Winkler

Matt Winkler

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Adjunct Instructor



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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