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Karen A. Schnatterly

Emma S. Hibbs Distinguished Professor of Management
442 Cornell Hall
By Appointment Only

Professor Schnatterly is the Emma S. Hibbs Distinguished Professor. Her research interests include wrongdoing, corporate governance and entrepreneurship and innovation. As a result of her research in white collar crime, she has been quoted frequently by various news organizations. She has published in the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Management, among others. and the Financial Times, and has authored several book chapters. She teaches primarily at the executive level. Her courses include Governance and Professional Accountability, Ethics and Corporate Political Activity, and the Strategy Capstone course. She is a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society. She is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Management.


PhD, University of Michigan; MBA, University of Michigan; MFA, University of Illinois; BA, Colgate University

Recent Publications

Berns, J. P, & Schnatterly, K. A. (Forthcoming). Angel investors: Early firm owners. In Goranova, M. and Ryan, L. V. (Eds.), Shareholder Empowerment. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Klein, P, Packard, M., Schnatterly, K, (forthcoming). Interorganizational Collaboration and Corporate Entrepreneurship, in J.J. Reuer and S. F. Matusik (eds) Entrepreneurship and Collaboration, Oxford University Press Handbook

Schnatterly, K, Gangloff, KA, Tuschke, A.  2018. "CEO Wrongdoing: A Review of Pressure, Opportunity, and Rationalization."  44: 6, Journal of Management.

Schnatterly, K, Gangloff, KA, Tuschke, A.  (2018). On Wrongdoing in the Organization.  44: 6, Journal of Management.

Schnatterly, K., Johnson, G.S. (2014). Investor preferences for board independence: An agency and institutional approach. Strategic Management Journal.  35: 1552–1563.