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Christopher G. Myers, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Management & Organization 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-Director of The Academy for Health Care Leadership and Management at the Carey Business School.

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 in leading academic journals and edited volumes in management, including Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Perspectives, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, and the Oxford Handbook of Leadership & Organizations, and in premier medical journals such as BMJ, Annals of Surgery, Academic Medicine, Journal of General Internal Medicine, and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 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

 
 
 
 
 

Faculty Co-Director, The Academy for Health Care Leadership & Management

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

August 2019 – Present Baltimore, MD
 
 
 
 
 

Academic Director of Executive Education

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

August 2018 – Present Baltimore, MD
 
 
 
 
 

Joint Appointment in Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

July 2018 – Present Baltimore, MD
 
 
 
 
 

Core Faculty, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

July 2016 – Present Baltimore, MD
 
 
 
 
 

Assistant Professor of Management & Organization

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

July 2016 – Present Baltimore, MD
 
 
 
 
 

Assistant Professor of Business Administration (Organizational Behavior)

Harvard Business School

July 2015 – June 2016 Boston, MA
 
 
 
 
 

Doctoral Research Fellow, Center for Positive Organizations

University of Michigan Ross School of Business

January 2013 – May 2015 Ann Arbor, MI
 
 
 
 
 

Instructor & Graduate Research Assistant, Management & Organizations

University of Michigan Ross School of Business

August 2010 – May 2015 Ann Arbor, MI

Awards & Honors

Academic & Career Awards

  • Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence
    Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, 2019
  • 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
  • North Carolina Fellow
    University of North Carolina, 2007 – 2010
  • William Richardson Davie Scholar
    University of North Carolina, 2006 – 2010

Research & Publication Awards

  • Best Student/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, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, 2010

Teaching & Service Awards

  • Carey Teamwork Award
    For development of Executive Education program, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, 2019
  • 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