Alumni

Semin Park {2019}

Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship, Tippie College of Business University of Iowa

Semin Park's primary area of interest is relational dynamics within and between teams, in which she has conducted applied research on multilevel models of effectiveness at the individual, team, and multiteam system levels. She integrates network and multi-level approaches, leveraging unique data streams, to model and understanding the dynamics of complex systems over time. Her work has appeared in Organizational Research Methods, American Psychologist, and the Academy of Management Review.

 

Mikhail A. Wolfson {2018}

Assistant Professor of Management, Gatton College of Business & Economics, University of Kentucky

Mikhail’s research is primarily in the areas of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. He focuses on advancing configural approaches of team composition that account for individuals’ characteristics and interrelations among team members. More generally, his research interests include team composition, informal learning, multilevel modeling, network analysis, and unobtrusive measurement. Mikhail’s work has been featured in leading peer-reviewed academic journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology and American Psychologist.

 

Dale Watson {2017}

Assistant Teaching Professor of Management, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg

Retired Colonel, United States Army, Aviation Branch. Led teams of all sizes throughout my career as an attack helicopter pilot and developed adaptive leaders at each level.
Former Chair for the Department of Command Leadership & Management, at the U.S. Army War College, where I taught strategic leadership, preparing senior officers to thrive in complex and competitive environments. Research interests include strategic leadership, team adaptation and resiliency, and multi-team effectiveness.

 

Margaret Luciano {2015}

Associate Professor of Management and Organization, Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University

Margaret Luciano is an Associate Professor of Management and Organization at the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests include intergroup dynamics, teams, and systems, with a particular interest in healthcare settings. Her research has been published in several leading peer-reviewed academic journals.

 

Lauren D'Innocenzo {2014}

Associate Professor of Management, LeBow College of Business at Drexel University

Lauren D’Innocenzo research focuses on understanding team effectiveness by exploring compositional elements, contextual influences, as well as emergent team dynamics. Using an applied research approach, Lauren has worked with a number of Fortune 500, governmental agencies, and hospitals in a variety of capacities including data-driven research, executive education programs, interventions, executive reporting, and consulting.

The current focus of Lauren’s research involves understanding drivers of surgical team effectiveness including patient safety and operating room efficiency. Her research has been published in leading peer-reviewed academic journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Management.

 

Michael R. Kukenberger {2012}

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at University of New Hampshire

Michael R. Kukenberger is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Management Department at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire.  Michael’s primary areas of research include shared and team leadership, team effectiveness, and team and individual learning.

His work has been published in such outlets as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Human Relations and Group and Organizational Management. Consulting in the area of leadership and team dynamics, Michael has worked with several Fortune 500s (e.g., GE Aviation, Xerox, Alcoa, etc.) the armed services (i.e., U.S. Army) and the Center for Disease Control.

 

Tammy Rapp {2009}

Associate Professor and Robert H. Freeman Professor in Business. Associate Director, College of Business Honors Program, OHIO University 

Tammy Rapp’s research focuses on the factors that support team effectiveness, with specific interest in team processes, emergent states, team leadership, and multiple team memberships.

Her research has been published in journals including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Small Group Research, and Human Performance. She serves as Associate Editor for Group and Organization Management, as well as Co-Editor of the 2021 Conceptual Issue for that journal. Tammy is a member of the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, and the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup). Prior to entering academics, she spent 10 years working in the financial services industry.

M. Travis Maynard {2007}

Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Management, Management Department at Colorado State University

Dr. Maynard teaches team effectiveness and leadership classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at CSU where he has been nominated for a variety of teaching awards. Additionally, Travis has provided numerous talks to industry members on tactics they can employ to improve their team’s performance levels.

Travis’s research interests include team effectiveness and leadership. Specifically, his research interests include the role that team contextual variables have on team interactions and outcomes. He is currently conducting research projects with the U.S. Army and NASA looking at team resilience and adaptation. He has received several research awards for his publications in the Journal of Management, and has also published in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Group & Organization Management, Small Group Research, Organizational Psychology Review, and Human Performance.