Mike Pfarrer
Department of Management | Dean’s Office

Associate Dean for Research and Executive Programs & C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Distinguished Chair of Business Administration

423B Correll Hall
600 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA, 30602
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PhD, Strategic Management, University of Maryland, 2007

MBA, Management, University of North Alabama, 2002

BA, Economics and German, University of Notre Dame, 1992


  • Terry Professional MBA Outstanding Professor Award, 2018, 2019
  • Terry College of Business Outstanding Teacher, 2013, 2016
  • National Communication Association Article of the Year, 2012
  • Organization Research Methods Best Publication Award, 2007

Research Interests

  • Strategic decision making
  • Organizational reputation and celebrity
  • Media and corporate communications
  • Impression and crisis management
  • Role of business in society

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Editorial Appointments

Editorial Board, Academy of Management Journal, 2010 - present

Editorial Board, Academy of Management Review, 2009 - present

Associate Editor, Academy of Management Review, 2014 - 2017