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Christopher G. Myers, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Management & Organization discipline and Academic Director of Executive Education at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, and holds a Joint Appointment in Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Chris also serves on the Core Faculty of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, and as Faculty Co-Chair of the Carey Business School’s Executive Certificate in Health Care Leadership and Management.

Chris’s research and teaching focus on individual learning, leadership development, and innovation, with particular attention to how people learn vicariously and share knowledge in health care organizations and other knowledge-intensive work environments. His work has been published or is forthcoming in leading academic journals and edited volumes in the fields of management and medicine, including Academic Medicine, Academy of Management Perspectives, Academy of Management Review, Annals of Surgery, BMJ, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Leadership Quarterly, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and the Oxford Handbook of Leadership & Organizations. Chris also writes regularly for practice-oriented publications including the Harvard Business Review. His research has been recognized with scholarly awards from a variety of national and international academic organizations, and has been featured in a range of popular media articles and outlets.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Chris served on the faculty of the Harvard Business School as an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior. He earned his PhD in management and organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and his BS in business administration with highest honors and highest distinction from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. Before attending graduate school he worked as an outdoor expedition leader and martial arts instructor in his home state of North Carolina.

Academic Positions

 
 
 
 
 
August 2018 – Present
Baltimore, MD

Academic Director of Executive Education

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

 
 
 
 
 
July 2018 – Present
Baltimore, MD

Joint Appointment in Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 
 
 
 
 
July 2016 – Present
Baltimore, MD

Core Faculty, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 
 
 
 
 
July 2016 – Present
Baltimore, MD

Assistant Professor, Management & Organization

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

 
 
 
 
 
July 2015 – June 2016
Boston, MA

Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior

Harvard Business School

 
 
 
 
 
January 2013 – May 2015
Ann Arbor, MI

Doctoral Research Fellow, Center for Positive Organizations

University of Michigan Ross School of Business

 
 
 
 
 
August 2010 – May 2015
Ann Arbor, MI

Instructor & Graduate Research Assistant, Management & Organizations

University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Awards & Honors

Academic & Career Awards

  • Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence
    Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, 2018
  • Alumni Graduation Speaker
    University of Michigan Ross School of Business PhD Celebration, 2018
  • Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence
    Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, 2017
  • Visiting Education Overseas Expert
    National Healthcare Group, Singapore, 2017
  • Spivey/Hall Family Fellow
    University of Michigan Ross School of Business, 2014 – 2015
  • Hampton Shuping Prize
    Chancellor’s Award, University of North Carolina, 2010
  • Excellence in Organizational Management
    University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, 2010
  • Carolina Research Scholar
    University of North Carolina, 2009
  • William Richardson Davie Scholar
    University of North Carolina, 2006 – 2010

Research & Publication Awards

  • Best Dissertation-based Paper Award
    Academy of Management MOC Division, 2016
  • Likert Dissertation Award
    University of Michigan ICOS, 2016
  • ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award Nominee
    University of Michigan, 2015
  • Rackham Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Nominee
    University of Michigan, 2014
  • Best Paper Award
    Israel Organizational Behavior Conference, 2011
  • Making Connections Award
    Academy of Management OB Division, 2011
  • Honors Excellence
    Most outstanding honors thesis, UNC Kenan-Flagler, 2010

Teaching & Service Awards

  • Outstanding Reviewer Award
    Academy of Management MOC Division, 2015
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award
    Academy of Management MOC Division, 2014
  • Dykstra Fellow for Teaching Excellence
    University of Michigan Ross School of Business, 2013 – 2014
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award
    Academy of Management OB Division, 2013
  • Leabo Memorial Award for Commitment to Teaching
    University of Michigan Ross School of Business, 2012 – 2013

Honor Societies

  • Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Alpha of North Carolina Chapter
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society
    Alpha of North Carolina Chapter