Tim Hubbard

Assistant Professor

Tim  Hubbard

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Tim Hubbard is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Mendoza College of Business. Tim’s research focuses on strategic leadership, with a particular emphasis on behavioral strategy. He leverages experimental methods to better understand executive behaviors. Some specific topics he researches include CEO personality, CEO dismissal, corporate social responsibility, and firm reputation. Prior to entering academia, Tim worked in a number of positions for Caterpillar and as a Senior Strategy Consultant for IBM, where his clients included General Motors, DuPont, and Royal Dutch Shell—among others. His research appears in elite journals such as the Academy of Management Journal and the Strategic Management Journal. He is an active reviewer for the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, and the Journal of Management Studies. Tim teaches undergraduate Strategic Management courses. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, and also holds degrees from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and the University of Illinois.

Areas of Expertise

Behavioral Strategy

Strategic Leadership

Corporate Governance


Ph D, University of Georgia

MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management

BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


"Higher highs and lower lows: The role of Corporate Social Responsibility in CEO dismissal", (with Dane Christensen, Scott Graffin), to appear in Strategic Management Journal.

"Reputation as a benefit and a burden? How stakeholders’ organizational identification affects the role of reputation following a negative event", (with Anastasiya Zavyalova, Michael Pfarrer, Rhonda Reger), Academy of Management Journal, 59, 2016.