Biography

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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 is also on the Core Faculty and Leadership Team of the Hopkins Business of Health Initiative and Core Faculty of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, and serves 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 the fields of management, organizational psychology, and medicine. 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 Appointments

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

  • Assistant Professor of Management & Organization, 2016 –
  • Academic Director of Executive Education, 2018 –

Additional Faculty Appointments at Johns Hopkins

  • Joint Appointment in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2018 –
  • Core Faculty, Hopkins Business of Health Initiative, Johns Hopkins University (Carey Business School, Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing), 2020 –
  • Core Faculty, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2016 –

Harvard Business School

  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration (Organizational Behavior), 2015 – 2016

University of Michigan Ross School of Business

  • Doctoral Research Fellow, Center for Positive Organizations, 2013 – 2015
  • Graduate Research Assistant & Instructor (Management & Organizations), 2010 – 2015

Additional Positions & Affiliations

Elected or Appointed Leadership Positions

  • Leadership Team, Hopkins Business of Health Initiative, Johns Hopkins University, 2020 –
  • Faculty Co-Director, The Academy for Health Care Leadership & Management, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School (Executive Education), 2019 –
  • Research Advisory Board Member, Center for Positive Organizations, University of Michigan Ross School of Business, 2019 – 2022
  • Representative-at-Large, Managerial & Organizational Cognition Division, Academy of Management, 2018 – 2021
  • Student Representative-at-Large, Managerial & Organizational Cognition Division, Academy of Management, 2013 – 2015

Editorial Review Board Memberships

  • Academy of Management Discoveries, 2020 – 2023
  • Academy of Management Learning & Education, 2017 – 2023
  • Group & Organization Management, 2020 – 2023
  • Journal of Service Management (Expert Research Panel on Health Service), 2020 – 2023
  • Academy of Management Discoveries Special Issue on “Errors in Organizations”, 2019 – 2020

Faculty Affiliations & Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management
  • Business in Government Initiative, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
  • Center for Positive Organizations, University of Michigan Ross School of Business
  • Science of Learning Institute, Johns Hopkins University
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Selected Awards & Honors

Academic & Career Awards

  • Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence (Johns Hopkins Carey Business School), 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Alumni Graduation Speaker (University of Michigan Ross School of Business PhD Celebration), 2018
  • 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 (for most outstanding honors thesis, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School), 2010

Teaching & Service Awards

  • Carey Teamwork Award (for development of Executive Education programs, 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)