Adam Wowak is the Viola D. Hank Associate Professor of Management in the Mendoza College of Business. He received his Ph.D., as well as his bachelor's degree, from the Pennsylvania State University. Prior to entering academia, he worked in investment banking.
Adam's research focuses on strategic leadership and corporate governance, with an emphasis on top executives and their effects on organizational outcomes. His work has appeared in all of the field's top-tier journals, including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Organization Science. His research has also been widely profiled in media outlets such as The Atlantic, Financial Times, Forbes, NBC News, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and others. Adam has served on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, and Organization Science. He also teaches MBA and Ph.D. courses in strategic management.