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Mike Pfarrer

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

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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
Awards, Honors and Recognitions:
  • Hugh O. Nourse Outstanding Full-Time MBA Teacher Award, 2022
  • 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 and Areas of Expertise:
  • 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