Laura Phillips, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management

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Academic Resume

Degrees, Licenses, & Certificates:

  • B.S., Abilene Christian University, 1988
  • M.S., Purdue University, 1989
  • Ph.D., Capella University, 2005


Academic Positions Held:

  • Assistant Professor of Management, Abilene Christian University, 2007-Present


Other Positions:

  • Member, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, 2004-2005
  • Special Activities and Community Relations Director, Franklin Church of Christ, Franklin, IN, 1999-2001
  • Financial Analyst, Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, IN, 1989-1993


Courses Taught:

  • Business Statistics
  • Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Design & Change
  • Strategic Management


Research Areas:

  • Motivation in education and nonprofit organization


Current Projects:

  • Volunteer motivation and rewards


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