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04-26-2011

Michael Wasserman Receives Tenure & Promotion to Associate Professor at Clarkson University

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Clarkson University President Tony Collins has announced that Michael E. Wasserman has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of consumer & organizational studies in the School of Business.

Michael E. WassermanWasserman has been a faculty member since 2002, teaching strategic management and entrepreneurship courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels. He served as associate dean of the School of Business from 2005 to 2008.

His research targets the intersection of strategic management, human capital, and technology. His work centers on theories relating to the resource-based view of the firm in a variety of applied contexts including strategic human resource strategies, outsourcing, e-learning platforms, innovation, and environmental supply chain management.

Wasserman’s research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, and Human Performance. He has received funding from the IBM Center for the Business of Government and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Crime Laboratory.

He is active in a variety of professional and university activities. He has worked closely with several organizations, including large global corporations, new ventures, and government agencies on issues of strategic planning, supply chain strategies, human capital, and technology.

Wasserman is a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society
Before arriving at Clarkson, Wasserman was on the faculty of George Mason University for five years. He earned his Ph.D. in management strategy and policy in 2000 from Michigan State University and his bachelor’s of business administration from the University of Michigan in 1989.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in six alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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