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Christopher G. Myers, PhD

Associate Professor
Academic AreaManagement & Organization
Academic AreaHealth
Areas of InterestOrganizational Behavior, Learning & Knowledge Management, Healthcare Organizations, Leadership Development

Christopher Myers is an Associate Professor of Management & Organization and the founding Faculty Director of the Center for Innovative Leadership at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and holds joint faculty appointments in Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and in Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research and teaching focus on individual learning, leadership development, and innovation, with particular attention to how people learn vicariously and share knowledge in health care organizations and other knowledge-intensive work environments.

He has received a variety of awards and honors for his research and teaching, including being named by Poets & Quants as one of the top 40 business school professors under 40 world-wide. Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins University, Chris was an Assistant Professor at the Harvard Business School and received his PhD in management and organizations from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.


  • Ph. D, Business Administration (Management & Organizations), University of Michigan
  • BS, Business Administration, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


Selected publications


MBA Courses

Executive Education

Honors and distinctions

  • Associate Editor, Academy of Management Discoveries
  • Editorial Board Member: Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Learning & Education, and Group & Organization Management
  • 40 Best Business School Professors Under 40 (Poets and Quants), 2022
  • Research Advisory Board Member, Center for Positive Organizations, 2019 – 2022
  • Elected Representative-at-Large, Academy of Management MOC Division, 2018 – 2021
  • Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence (Johns Hopkins Carey Business School), 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Alumni Graduation Speaker (UM Ross School of Business PhD Celebration), 2018
  • Visiting Education Overseas Expert (National Healthcare Group, Singapore), 2017
  • Best Dissertation-based Paper Award (Academy of Management MOC Division), 2016
  • Making Connections Award (Academy of Management OB Division), 2011
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society (Alpha of North Carolina Chapter)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society (Alpha of North Carolina Chapter)

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