Augustine Lado has been named interim dean of the David. D. Reh School of Business at Clarkson University effective June 1, 2018.
Bringing more than 25 years of experience in higher education to this new role, Lado most recently has been serving as Professor of Consumer and Organizational Studies and the Richard ’55 and Joy Dorf Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Reh School of Business. Lado will work closely with University leadership to best position the Reh School of Business for its next phase of growth.
Lado’s scholarship in strategic management spans multiple boundaries of academic disciplines, including economics, organizational behavior and human resource management, entrepreneurship, and philosophy. It is also international in scope, integrating competitive and cooperative global strategies that firms use to gain and sustain strategic advantage.
Lado earned a Fulbright Scholarship and currently serves on the Fulbright Review Board. He has served on various university and school of business faculty committees.
Lado has presented his research at national and international conferences and workshops and authored or co-authored more than 25 technical papers and reports appearing in such premier journals as The Academy of Management Review, Strategic Manage Journal, Journal of Operations Management, and Journal of Management, among others. He teaches courses in strategic management, business ethics, and entrepreneurship at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Lado received his bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He received a master of business administration degree from Arkansas State University and a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Memphis. Prior to joining Clarkson University in 2002 as an associate professor of consumer and organizational studies, he taught at Cleveland State University’s College of Business Administration, where he served as Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research and Director of the Doctor of Business Administration Program. To view his curriculum vitae click here.
Lado replaces current Reh School Dean and Elmer Gates Endowed Professor Dayle M. Smith, who joined Clarkson in 2013. She will become the Dean of the College of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif.
Lado lives in Hannawa Falls with his wife Betty Hinds, and son Yengi Lado.