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David W. Lehman

Associate Dean for the Undergraduate Program; Professor of Commerce

David W. Lehman
+1 434-243-2309
Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Purdue University
B.S., Management, Southern Nazarene University
Areas of Expertise: 
Organizational learning
Professional Activities: 

Professor Lehman studies basic questions related to organization theory. One stream of his research focuses on organizational learning, with an emphasis on understanding the roles of performance feedback, risk taking, routines, rules, and time in organizational decision making. The other stream focuses on organizational authenticity, with an emphasis on understanding how audiences respond when they encounter that which they perceive to be authentic. He has conducted his research in a variety of domains, including professional sports, food and dining, and healthcare. (Click here for a full list of publications.)

Professor Lehman currently teaches "Organizational Behavior" in the undergraduate program’s Integrated Core Experience, and he recently received the All-University Teaching Award at the University of Virginia.

Before joining the University of Virginia, Professor Lehman served on the faculty at the National University of Singapore. He worked in the pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries before starting his academic career.