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Davis, Elizabeth
Elizabeth
B.
Davis
Ph.D.
Dean, Professor of Management
College of Business
Management
203-932-7083
MAXY129A
Maxcy Hall
Personal

    Biography

    Dr. Davis is currently Dean of the College of Business and Professor of Management at the University of New Haven in Connecticut.   Formerly she was an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication and, Director of the Women’s Leadership Institute at the George Washington University.   Liz earned her B.A. from Columbia University, and received her Ph.D. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in Systems Sciences focusing on Strategy and Organizational Systems & Theory

     

    She has published numerous articles her work has appeared in the Organizational Management Journal, The Journal of Business and Economics , the Business Journal, Journal of Production and Operations, the Case Research Journal, the Journal of Quality, Management, Journal of Management Education , Journal of Medical Humanities,  and the Health Policy Journal, and in Sage’s Environmental Leadership volumes .  Her work has also been presented in numerous conference proceedings at The Strategic Management Society, the Academy of Management, The Eastern Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute, International Leadership Association, International Eastern Academy of Management and the Northeast Business & Economics Association. She has lectured and done consulting work in strategy, strategic teams, human centered systems change, and environmental leadership the U.S A., Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe. Her most recent work involves several NSF grants working on women, sustainability and science and environmental sustainability.

     

    Dr. Davis currently sits on the Boards of the Rocky Mountain Science & Sustainability Network, the Direct Selling Educational Foundation, the Eastern Academy of Management and the Girl Scouts of Connecticut. She is currently working on three NSF Grants to examine Women Scholars, Science and Sustainability issues and Environmental Leadership.

    Education

    B.A., Columbia University

    Ph.D., the Wharton School

    Research Interests

    Global Mindset

    Strategic Leadership & Organizational Transformation

    Global Organizational Sustainability 

Academic Credentials

    Teaching Experience

    2012 - Present     Dean & Professor of Management, College of Business, University of New Haven

    2010 - 2012          Chair, Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication, George Washington University

    2005 - 2010          Director, GWU Women's Leadership Institute, George Washington University

    2004 - 2009          Associate Professor and Program Director, Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication, George Washington University

    2000 - 2004          Director/Chair & Associate Professor, Organizational Sciences/ Communications/ I/O Psychology, George Washington University

    1995 - 2000          Associate Professor, Management & Information Systems Department, St. Joseph's University

    1994 - 2000          Chairperson, Management & Information Systems Department, St. Joseph's University

    1989 - 1994          Assistant Professor, Management & Information Systems Department, St. Joseph's University

    1988 - 1999          Visiting Assistant Professor, Management & Information Systems Department, St. Joseph's University

     

    Publications

    Journals/ Chapters/ Books

    Bowser G, Gretzel U, Davis E, Brown M. (2014). Educating the Future of Sustainability, Sustainability, 6(2), 692-701; doi:10.3390/su6020692.

     

    Al'Arkoubi K., Davis E.B., Khilji S. (2013). Building Sustainable Organizational Social Capital: The Global Leadership Challenge, Global Journal of Management & Business Research, (13-A) 9:V.1.0., 10-19.

     

    Cseh M., Davis E., Khilji S. (2013) Developing a Global Mindset: Learning of Global Leaders", European Journal of Training and Development, (37),5: 489-499.

     

    Davis E, Niccolini F. (2013) 'Visionary networks for Responsible Development, proceedings, International Eastern Academy of Management, Seville, Spain, June.

     

    Gretzel U, Davis E., Bowser G.( 2013) Creating Global Leaders with Sustainability Mindsets – Reflections from the RMSSN Summer Academy, TEFI, Oxford: England. April.

     

    Davis, E., Bowser G., Brown M. (2012) Creating the Global Leader and Global Mindset: Engaging multicultural students in multidimensional learning.  In Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook, (Ed., D. R. Gallagher ), Sage Reference: 891- 899.

    Davis E., Newcomer K., Hanson K., Self, C. (2012) Redefining Leadership and sustainability – The Network Way: Building Institutional Networks for Environmental Education for the National Park Service, Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook, In Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook, (Ed., D. R.  Gallagher), Sage Reference: 694-703.

     

    Davis E., Kee J., Newcomer K. (2010) Strategic Transformation Process: Toward Purpose, People, Process, and Power. Organization Management Journal. Volume 7, Issue 1: 66-80.

     

    Khilji S., Davis E.B., Cseh M. (2010) Building Competitive Advantage in a Global Environment: Leadership and the Mindset in the Past, Present and Future of International Business and Management, (Eds. Devinney, Pedersen & Tihanyi), Advances in International Management, 23: 353-374, July. 

     

    Davis E.B., Newcomer K., Tinoco  J.  (2012) Mutual Organizational Sustainability – A new Model of inter-organizational relationships, Proceedings, Academy of Management Conference, Boston.

     

    Refereed Proceedings/ Book Reviews

    Davis E., Niccolini F. (2013) Visionary Networks for Responsible Development. International Eastern Academy of Management, Seville, Spain. June.

     

    Gretzel U., Davis E., Bowser G. (2013) Creating Global Leaders with Sustainability Mindsets- Reflections from the RMSSN Summer Academy, TEFI, Oxford: England. April.

     

    Davis E.B., Newcomer K., Tinoco  J.  (2012) Mutual Organizational Sustainability – A new model of inter-organizational relationships, Proceedings, Academy of Management Conference, Boston.

     

    Sawczuk A., Olsen N., Davis E. (2012)  Interorganizational Relationships (IORs): Developing New Models of Sustainability, Eastern Academy of Management, Philadelphia, May.

    Cseh, M., Davis E.,  Khilji S, (2010)  Developing a Global Mindset: Learning of Global Leaders. Paper presented, Proceedings, International Human Resource Development Conference, Pecs, Hungary, June.

    Davis E, Khilji S., Cseh M. (2010) “Connective, Collective, Collaborative” A new paradigm of global leadership in the words of multi-sector global leaders, Proceedings, Academy of Management Annual Conference, Montreal.

     

    Khilji S., Davis E., Cseh M. 2010. Leading Multicultural Teams for Success: A Prism of Perspectives, Proceedings, Panel Presentation: Global Leadership Mindset- The New Narrative, Academy of Management, Montreal, August.

     

    Khilji S., Davis EB, Cseh. 2010. Professional Development Workshop. (PDW) The Past, Present, and Future of International Business and Management, Academy of Management, Montreal, August.

     

    Davis EB., Zacarro S., Pearce C., Shuffler M., Zbylut M. 2010. "The Future of Shared Leadership in Collectives: Proceedings, A Panel Discussion", InGroup Conference, Arlington, VA, July.

     

    Davis E, Newcomer K, Tinoco J. 2009. Thoughts beyond Green- Mutual Organizational Sustainability Proceedings, Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, Ill. August.


     

Industry Experience

    Business and Community

    1987 - 1988 Managing Director- National Disease Research Interchange

    1985 - 1987Director of Organizational Development- Moss Rehabilitation Hospital

    1981 - 1984 Senior Fellow- Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

    1979 - 1983 Assistant Director, Johnson & Johnson- Wharton Fellows Program, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

    1979 - 1983 Assistant Director of Management Development and Program Manager, Advanced Education in Health Policy & Management, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania

    1976 - 1979Research Specialist- Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

    1975 - 1976 Research Coordinator- Duke University Medical Center, Duke University

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