Curriculum VitaeAssistant Professor of Management and Organizational Development

Rich DeJordy

112 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




Ph.D., Boston College 2010
MS, Boston College 2006
MBA, Northeastern University, 1996
BA, Boston College, 1993

Research & Teaching Interests

Dr. DeJordy's research and teaching interests include social conformity, institutions, identity, and social networks.

Industry & Academic Experience

Director, Information Services, Boston Globe, 1997 - 2001

Services to the Profession

Ad hoc reviewer, AMJ, 2005 – Present

Ad hoc reviewer, Field Methods, 2008 - Present

AoM New Doctoral Student Consortium PDW Chair, 2007

Awards & Recognition

Nominee, Faculty of the Year (2013).

Won competitive dissertation completion grant from Boston College

Inaugural Winston Center Doctoral Fellow


Selected Publications

Rubstova, A., DeJordy, R., Glynn, M. A., Zald, M. (2010). The social construction of causality: The effects of institutional myths on financial regulation (vol. 30, pp. 201-244). Research in the Sociology of Organizations.

Glynn, M. A., DeJordy, R. (2010). Leadership through an Organizational Behavior Lens: A Look at the Last Half Century of Research (pp. 119-158). Handbook of Leadership Theory and Practice.

Creed, W.E. Douglas, DeJordy, R., Lok, J. (2010). Becoming the self of the stories we tell: Resolving institutional contradictions through identity work and role use. Academy of Management Journal, 53(6), 13336-1364.


Selected Presentations

DeJordy, R. (Presenter Only), Creed, D. (Presenter Only), Lok, J. (Presenter Only), Cebon, P. (Presenter Only), Hudon, B. (Presenter Only), Academy of Management, "Bringing Emotions (Back) Into Institutional Theory,” OMT, MOC, CMS, Montreal. (August 7, 2010).

Labianca, J. (Presenter Only), Halgin, D. (Presenter Only), DeJordy, R. (Presenter Only), Stich, M. (Presenter Only), Academy of Management, "Introduction to Social Network Analysis,” OMT, Montreal. (August 6, 2010).

DeJordy, R. (Presenter Only), Halgin, D. (Presenter Only), SunBelt XLIII, "Introduction to Network Analysis with UCINET and NetDraw,” International Network of Social Network Analysts, Riva del Garda, Italy. (July 1, 2010).

DeJordy, R., Fighting for the status quo: Agency and institutional guardianship. Presented at the 25th EGOS Colloquium, Barcelona. (2009).

Creed, W.E.D., DeJordy, R., & Lok, J., Institutional entrepreneurship of the self: Resolving contradiction through identity work, and role use. To be presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (2009).