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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

  1. Parthiban David, Associate Professor

    KSB - Management

    Professor David holds the Collins Chair in Strategy at the Kogod School of Business in American University. He teaches strategic management. His research studies the relationship between corporate governance, corporate strategy, and firm performance.… More

    Send email to Parthiban David

    (202) 885-2080

Department Faculty

  1. David Bartlett, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    David Bartlett joined the Kogod School of Business in August 2014 as Executive in Residence in the Department of Management. Prior to his appointment at Kogod, Bartlett held faculty positions at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minn… More

    Send email to David Bartlett

    (202) 885-1943

  2. William Bellows, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    Bill Bellows is an Executive-in-Residence at the American University Kogod School of Business. He teaches classes in innovation, entrepreneurship and introduction to business. He introduced Design Thinking, Customer Development and Business Model dis… More

    Send email to William Bellows

    (202) 885-1846

  3. Barbara Bird, Professor

    KSB - Management

    Send email to Barbara Bird

    (202) 885-1924

  4. Mark Clark, Associate Professor

    KSB - Management

    Dr. Clark has expertise in high performing teams, leadership, diversity, and strategic human capital. His current research projects include work in team knowledge sharing, cybersecurity knowledge networks, team adaptation, multiteam system innovation… More

    Send email to Mark Clark

    (202) 885-1873

  5. John Delaney, Dean, Kogod School of Business

    KSB - Kogod School of Business

    John T. Delaney is Professor of Management and Dean of the Kogod School of Business at American University. He is a passionate advocate for experiential learning, which reflects the notion that students learn more from doing and practicing than from … More

    Send email to John Delaney

    (202) 885-1985

  6. Maria Figueroa-Armijos, Professorial Lecturer

    Dr. Figueroa-Armijos is Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Management and Academic Director of the Sustainability Management Program in the Kogod School of Business. She is also Affiliated Research Faculty with the AU Center for Innovation in… More

    Send email to Maria Figueroa-Armijos

    (202) 885-1839

  7. Sally Fowler, 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

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  8. Stevan Holmberg, 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

    Send email to Stevan Holmberg

    (202) 885-1921

  9. Thomas Kohn, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    Tom Kohn is a digital veteran and two-time CEO, focused on creating new revenue streams and businesses for companies, big and small. He is currently a term professor/executive-in-residence at American University's Kogod School of Business teaching en… More

    Send email to Thomas Kohn

    (202) 885-1988

  10. Nandini Lahiri, Associate Professor

    KSB - Management

    Nandini Lahiri is Associate Professor of Management at the Kogod School of Business at American University. Her research lies at the intersection of strategy, international business and technology. She studies the implications of geographic and verti… More

    Send email to Nandini Lahiri

    (202) 885-1436

  11. Richard Linowes, Assistant Professor

    KSB - Management

    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

    Send email to Richard Linowes

    (202) 885-1990

  12. Alexandra Mislin, Associate Professor

    KSB - Management

    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

    Send email to Alexandra Mislin

    (202) 885-1919

  13. Serge da Motta Veiga, Assistant Professor

    KSB - Management

    Serge 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 an e… More

    Send email to Serge da Motta Veiga

    (202) 885-1489

  14. Jay Pope, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    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

    Send email to Jay Pope

    (202) 885-1847

  15. John Simson, Program Director for the Business and Entertainment Program

    KSB - Management

    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

    Send email to John Simson

    (202) 885-6865

  16. Mark Starik, Professor

    KSB - Management

    ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE 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

    Send email to Mark Starik

    (202) 885-1839

  17. Siri Terjesen, Associate Professor

    KSB - Management

    Dr. Siri Terjesen is a research chair in Entrepreneurship at American University’s Kogod School of Business and Interim Director of the AU Center for Innovation since December 2016. Concurrently she is a Professor .2 at the Norwegian School of Econom… More

    Send email to Siri Terjesen

    (202) 885-1921

  18. Thomas White, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    Professor White is a Executive-in-Residence at the Kogod School of Business at American University. He teaches undergraduate courses on introduction to business and entrepreneurship business planning, financial forecast modeling and start-up launch. … More

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    (202) 885-1862

Affiliate Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

  1. Christopher O'Brien, Adjunct Instructor

    Sustainability, Office of

    Chris was the University's first Director of Sustainability, from 2009 to 2015. He was responsible for sustainability policy, planning, outreach and implementation and lead the university's commitment to achieving climate-neutrality by the year 2020,… More

    Send email to Christopher O'Brien

    (202) 885-2682

  2. Allison Maurer, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  3. Charles Field, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  4. Jamie Kohn, Adjunct Instructor

    Jamie has conducted social science research for over 10 years, with several years studying organizational behavior and healthcare. Her work has focused on team behavior. This includes how teams share information and make effective decisions. She has … More

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  5. Linda Bloss-Baum, Adjunct Instructor

    KSB - Kogod School of Business

    Linda Bloss-Baum has a deep understanding of how public policy is shaped by legislative, legal, regulatory, public relations, and industry forces in Washington, D.C. She began her career in the tech industry and went on to serve as Counsel to the Hou… More

    Send email to Linda Bloss-Baum

    (202) 885-1962

  6. James Hickel, 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

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  7. Francesca McCann, Adjunct Instructor

  8. Judith Gebhardt, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  9. Maria Figueroa-Armijos, Professorial Lecturer

    Dr. Figueroa-Armijos is Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Management and Academic Director of the Sustainability Management Program in the Kogod School of Business. She is also Affiliated Research Faculty with the AU Center for Innovation in… More

    Send email to Maria Figueroa-Armijos

    (202) 885-1839

  10. Joshua Levin, Adjunct Instructor

  11. Scott Campbell, Adjunct Instructor

    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

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  12. Michael Sabiers, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  13. Kim Villeneuve, Adjunct Instructor

    For over 18 years, Kim has successfully placed CEOs and executive teams, and built boards for companies ranging from new ventures to Fortune 500 firms. She is frequently engaged to handle challenging founder succession assignments, including highly s… More

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  1. Peter Morgan, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Peter Morgan is a former full-time law professor who is currently a partner in the Washington DC law firm of Blank Rome LLP. For more than 15 years, he served as the general counsel to one of Washington's largest law firms. He has published a numbe… More

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