Dusya Vera, Ph.D., is a professor of strategy in the Management Department. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration (Strategic Management) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University in Canada. She earned an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and a Computer Engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of Guayaquil, Ecuador, and pursued graduate work at the Martin Luther Universitatet Halle-Wittenberg in Germany.
Dr. Vera’s research is in the areas of strategic leadership, leaders character, organizational improvisation, and organizational learning. She has published in top academic and practitioner publications such as the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Business Horizons, Organizational Dynamics, and Management Learning, among others. She is currently a senior associate editor of The Leadership Quarterly. She has served on the editorial board of journals such as The Academy of Management Review, The Academy of Management Journal, The Leadership Quarterly, Management Learning, and IEEE Transactions of Engineering Management. She is a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society. Dr. Vera is an award-winning teacher over the years, teaching courses at the undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, and executive levels in the areas of strategic management and strategic leadership.