Jeremy D. Meuser
Office Hours (Fall 2016): MWF 11-11:50; By appointment
Room Number: E341
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago (2016)
B.Phil., Sacred Heart Major Seminary (2007)
B.S.E. (Computer Engineering), University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (2000)
Area of Expertise: Organizational behavior, specifically leadership and the impact of leadership upon the individuals who experience it, servant leadership & workplace spirituality, differential leader treatment (leader-member exchange and idiosyncratic deals), and identification.
Jeremy Meuser came to Texas Tech University from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he completed his PhD in management in 2016. He earned a B.S.E in computer engineering from the University of Michigan College of Engineering in Ann Arbor in 2000, as well as a B.Phil in Philosophy from Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and a certificate in spirituality from Creighton University in Omaha in 2007. After a 15 year career in the IT industry, including founding an IT company that serves small to medium businesses, serving as director of information technology of the Orchard Lake Schools in Michigan, and teaching computers at the high school and college level, experience teaching organizational behavior at Wayne State University in Detroit combined with his practical experience motivated interest in the study of leadership and how its enactment affects the leader and followers' behaviors and senses of identity and belonging within an organization. Professor Meuser has extensive field data collection experience using digital and traditional methods. His work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Management, The Leadership Quarterly, and the Oxford Handbook of Leadership in Organizations, and he has been invited to present his primary research interest, servant leadership, at conferences and organizations alike. Professor Meuser has taught courses and honors seminars at the undergraduate level in business, organizational behavior, international business/management, and leadership development.