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. He is a member of the Core Faculty and Leadership Team of the Hopkins Business of Health Initiative, is on the Core Faculty of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and is a Faculty Affiliate of the Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Chris also serves as Faculty Co-Director of The Academy for Health Care Leadership and Management in the Carey Business School’s Office of Executive Education.

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

  • Associate Professor of Management & Organization, August 2021 –
  • Academic Director of Executive Education, 2018 –
  • Faculty Co-Director, The Academy for Health Care Leadership & Management, 2019 –
  • Assistant Professor of Management & Organization, 2016 – 2021

Additional Faculty Appointments at Johns Hopkins

  • Joint Appointment in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2018 –
  • Core Faculty & Leadership Team, 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 –
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2021 –

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 Professional Positions

  • Research Advisory Board Member, Center for Positive Organizations, University of Michigan Ross School of Business, 2019 – 2022
  • Representative-at-Large (Elected), Managerial & Organizational Cognition Division, Academy of Management, 2018 – 2021
  • Student Representative-at-Large (Elected), 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

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)