Alison Mackey has been appointed assistant professor of consumer & organizational studies at Clarkson University.
She received her Ph.D. in management and human resources from Ohio State University, and her master of arts in organizational behavior and bachelor of arts in economics from Brigham Young University.
Mackey's research interests are related to corporate social responsibility and how firms create competitive advantage through human capital—particularly through executive and managerial talent.
She has published in journals like Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Academy of Management Learning and Education, and Journal of Management. She has served on the editorial boards at Strategic Management Journal and Journal of Management for over 10 years.
Mackey was previously a lecturer in Clarkson's MBA program as well as a research associate. Prior to that, she taught in the online MBA program at University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. She has spent time as a visiting scholar at Brigham Young University and a visiting faculty member at Westminster College in addition to working as an assistant professor at California Polytechnic State University.