Professor of Organization & Management
Peter's research interests relate to how the behavior and performance of organizations evolve over time. This incorporates related interests in innovation and entrepreneurship; reputation, status and identity; and industry evolution. He has studied these issues in diverse settings, including the pharmaceutical, hotel, wine and restaurant industries. The results of his projects are published in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, American Journal of Sociology, Industrial and Corporate Change, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal. Recently, he is directing his interests in entrepreneurship and organizational performance toward topics in the field of social enterprise. His current projects focus on social entrepreneurs, on microfinance institutions, and on philanthropic organizations and foundations.
For the past several years, he has also been spearheading Goizueta’s Social Enterprise Initiative, whose focus is to better understand how business principles and market-based solutions can be applied to address a range of important social issues.
Peter's Ph.D. is from the University of Alberta. Before taking up his current position, Peter served on the faculties of Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Australian Graduate School of Management.
Vice Dean for Programs, Professor of Organization & Management
Robert K. Kazanjian is currently Vice Dean for Programs at the Goizueta Business School of Emory University, responsible for the undergraduate BBA program as well as the fulltime, evening and executive MBA programs. He is also Professor of Organization and Management. From 2002-2004, he served as Senior Associate Dean for Executive Education with responsibility for all non-degree programs at Goizueta. Prior to his appointment at Emory, Rob was a faculty member at the Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan. More recently, he was a Visiting Professor at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Rob received his Ph.D. in Organization and Strategy as well as an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has an AB in economics (with honors) from Hamilton College.
Rob has authored a number of articles in such journals as Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Venturing, and the Columbia Journal of World Business. He is the co-author or co-editor of two books: Strategy Implementation: Structure, Systems and Process with Jay R. Galbraith (West Publishing, 1986); and The Search for Organic Growth with Ed Hess (Cambridge University Press, 2006). Since 1999, he has received 10 Teaching Excellence awards from MBA and Executive MBA students at Goizueta. Rob is a member of the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal and previously was on the editorial board of the Journal of Business Venturing. He is also a member of the Strategic Management Society and of the Academy of Management.
His current research work falls into two areas. First, he is initiating several projects pertaining to the formulation and implementation of strategy, and the management of change in large, diversified firms. Particular interests here center on issues of capability creation and exploitation, innovation processes, and broad-scale organizational transformations. Second, he has a continuing research interest in the organizational issues associated with growth in firms at various stages of development.
Rob has consulted and done executive education work in the areas of strategy, strategic change, organization design and innovation with firms such as General Electric, General Motors, The Home Depot, Boston Scientific Corporation, Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Singapore Airlines, IBM, Acer, Westinghouse, Abbott Labs, Exxon, SunTrust, Lockheed Martin, Tyco, and Siemens North America. He has regularly taught in senior executive programs across the US, as well as in Asia.
Assistant Professor of Organization & Management
Wesley Longhofer joined the Goizueta Business School in 2012 after receiving his PhD in sociology from the University of Minnesota. His research and teaching interests include organizational sociology, institutional theory, nonprofits and philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, international law, and the environment. He has also published broadly on voluntary associations, environmental non-profits, and environmental policy reform. His current research includes a global study of philanthropic foundations, a comparative analysis of participation in charitable organizations, and a number of papers on child rights and environmental policies. He has also been awarded for his teaching, written extensively for the popular scholarly magazine Contexts, and is the co-editor of Social Theory Re-Wired(Routledge 2012).
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Ryan Hamilton joined the Goizueta Business School faculty in 2008 after completing a PhD in marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. His research investigates consumer behavior, especially consumer judgment and decision making. His work has investigated the role of the visual structure of information in decision making and some of the factors that influence consumers' choice among assortments. A recent stream of research investigates price image: how consumers decide whether a retailer or brand is, in general, high priced or low priced, and how these price images influence consumers' choices. His research has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, USA Today, CNN Headline News, Reuters and The Financial Times.
Professor Hamilton teaches courses in Marketing Management (MBA) and Consumer Behavior (PhD). He was awarded the MBA Teaching Excellence Award for Junior Faculty in 2009-2010 and 2010-2011. In 2011, Professor Hamilton was named one of the World’s Best 40 B-School Profs Under the Age of 40.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Marketing; Affiliated Assistant Psychology Professor
Susan Hogan is a member of the Marketing Faculty at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and also the Managing Director of Actionable Results Research, LLC. She is also an Advisory Council Member for the Global Soap Project.
Dr. Hogan joined the Goizueta Business School faculty in Fall of 2001. During her time at Emory, Susan has also served as Research Partnership Director for the Emory Marketing Institute, Affiliated Assistant Adjunct Psychology Professor, Korean Leaders in Goizueta Faculty Advisor and Martin Luther King Community Service Awards Faculty Co-Chair.
While at Emory, Professor Hogan has successfully developed and launched the Non-Profit Marketing Consulting and Entertainment, Media, and Sports fieldwork courses, which have been offered to both the undergraduate and MBA level students. These courses provide pro-bono research and consulting services to non-profit organizations as well as to organizations with ties to the entertainment, media, and sports industries. Susan also teaches Consumer Behavior and Integrated Marketing Communications at both the undergraduate and MBA levels. Additionally, Susan has served as faculty advisor for independent studies sponsored by US and International firms, including Kimberly Clark, Suunto, and Coca-Cola.
Dr. Hogan’s research activities include brand benchmarking and positioning, success measure identification and data collection plan development, primary and secondary data collection, analysis, summarization and recommendation development, as well as strategic plan assistance, guidance, and facilitation. Susan also has assisted as an expert witness, providing guidance and insight regarding how marketing efforts and other factors can influence the decision making process.
Dr. Hogan earned her Ph.D. in Marketing from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to attending The Wharton School, Professor Hogan worked for IBM Corporation for 10 years. Her various positions at IBM were in the area of sales and marketing, working directly with both IBM’s corporate and channel partners. While working for IBM, Susan earned an M.B.A. in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business through their Executive Program. Dr. Hogan also holds a B.A. in Marketing from Michigan State University.