Colin Birkhead Defends Dissertation, Accepts Tenure-Track Position


On Wednesday, March 16th, 2022, Colin Birkhead successfully defended his dissertation entitled, “Shareholder Value Minimization? How Some US Corporations Avoid Institutional Pressures.”  His committee consisted of Martin Ruef (chair), Lisa Keister, Jen’nan Read, and Craig Rawlings.

Colin has accepted a tenure-track position as an assistant professor at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University.  There, he will study employee-owned companies and corporate myopia.