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Joel Andrus

Assistant Professor
514 Cornell Hall
Available by appointment

After working as an environmental engineering consultant in the southwest United States for 10 years, Dr. Joel Andrus is now part of the Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship group at the University of Missouri. His research focuses on topics that include corporate governance, corporate entrepreneurship and sustainability. His work has been published in top journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and the Academy of Management Annals. His working papers include topics such as executive labor markets (e.g., compensation, exit and hiring), voluntary disclosures, and entrepreneurship. He also has work looking at renewable energy markets. Dr. Andrus currently teaches strategic management to undergraduate seniors. He is a registered Professional Engineer and is a member of the Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society.


B.S., Applied Physics, Brigham Young University; M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Brigham Young University

Recent Publications

Andrus, J. L., Withers, M. C., Courtright, S. H., & Boivie, S. (2019). Go your own way: Exploring the causes of top executive turnover. Strategic Management Journal. doi:10.1002/smj.3020 (Accepted)

Howard, M., Boeker, W., & Andrus, J. (2018). The Spawning of Ecosystems: How Cohort Effects Benefit New VenturesAcademy of Management Journal. doi:10.5465/amj.2016.1248

Boivie, S., Bednar, M. K., Aguilera, R. V., & Andrus, J. L. (2016). Are Boards Designed to Fail? The Implausibility of Effective Board MonitoringAcademy of Management Annals, 10(1), 319-407. doi:10.5465/19416520.2016.1120957

Paetzold, R. L., Rholes, W. S., & Andrus, J. L. (2017). A Bayesian analysis of the link between adult disorganized attachment and dissociative symptoms. Personality and Individual Differences, 107, 17-22. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.11.031