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Timothy (Tim) Quigley

Georgia Athletic Association Professor

Tim is the Georgia Athletic Assocation Professor of Management in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He holds a PhD in Strategic Management from Penn State's Smeal College of Business. He also graduated from Penn State with an Executive MBA and a BS in Exercise Science. 

Tim studies corporate governance with a particular focus on CEOs, the impact they have on their organizations, and how this is affected by various factors including prior experiences and compensation. His work has been published in a range of outlets, including Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journaland Organization Science. His work has been covered by media outlets such as Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, Financial Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and Fortune. Tim is an Associate Editor with Strategic Management Journal. 

He teaches courses related to strategic management, executive decision making, and statistics.

Before entering academia, Tim worked in several information technology related roles at startups and larger firms. In his younger days, Tim was a competitive cyclist on the US National team, won several national championships, and was an alternate on the 1992 Olympic Team. 

  • PhD, Strategic Management, Pennsylvania State University, 2011
  • MBA, Management, Pennsylvania State University, 2004
  • BS, Exercise Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1996
Prior professional positions:
  • Lehigh University, Assistant Professor of Management, 2011 -2013
  • Pennsylvania State University, Admissions Director, Executive MBA Program, 2004 - 2006
  • GHR Systems (mortgage industry software as a service provider), Project Manager, 2003 - 2004
  • Refinery, Inc (web development and consulting), Programmer and Director of Operations, 1999 - 2003
  • Rodale Press (publishing), Programmer and Database Administer, 1998 - 1999
  • Lehigh Valley Velodrome (bicycle racing facility), Program Manager and Coach, 1996-1998
Awards, Honors and Recognitions:
  • Strategic Management Journal Best Reviewer Award, 2018 & 2019 
  • Excellence in Teaching - MBA Core Course, Lehigh University, 2013
  • Delta Sigma Pi, Faculty Advisor, 2014 – present
  • Treasurer, Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management, 2018 - 202
Research Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  • Corporate governance
  • CEO succession
  • Strategic management
  • Statistical methods
Selected Publications:

Journal Articles

(† denotes current UGA student at time of submission; †† denotes former UGA student at time of submission)

Editorial appointments:
  • Associate Editor, Strategic Management Journal, 2020 - current
  • Editorial Board Member, Strategic Management Journal, 2014 - 2019