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Jeremy Marcel

Associate Professor of Commerce; Area Coordinator—Management

Jeremy Marcel
+1 434-982-2776
Ph.D., Business Administration, Georgia State University
M.B.A., Loyola University
B.A., Business Administration, Nicholls State University
Areas of Expertise: 
Corporate governance
Executive decision making
Competitive dynamics
Professional Activities: 
Professor Marcel specializes in strategic management and various theories of decision making and corporate governance. His current research emphasizes CEO successions and corporate director reputation.
Professor Marcel worked in the banking industry before becoming an academic. He has published research addressing top management teams and firm performance. He has also published research on corporate governance and has conducted several research projects exploring the role of managerial decision making. Professor Marcel is a graduate of Georgia State University, where he received several awards for his research and teaching.

Selected Publications:

“Are Disruptive CEO Successions Viewed As a Governance Lapse? Evidence from Board Turnover,” Journal of Management, 2017 (J. Marcel, A. Cowen, and G. Ballinger).

"CEO Severance Agreements: A Theoretical Examination and Research Agenda," Academy of Management Review, 2016 (A. Cowen, A. King, and J. Marcel).

“Cleaning House or Jumping Ship? Understanding Board Upheaval Following Financial Fraud,” Strategic Management Journal, 2014 (J. Marcel, A. Cowen).

“Damaged Goods: Board Decisions to Dismiss Reputationally Compromised Directors,” Academy of Management Journal, 2011 (A. Cowen, J. Marcel).

“The Influence of Executive Cognition on Competitive Dynamics,” Strategic Management Journal, 2011 (with P. Barr, I. Duhamie).

“The Use of an Interim CEO during Succession Episodes and Firm Performance,” Strategic Management Journal, 2010 (G. Ballinger and J. Marcel).

“Why Top Management Team Characteristics Matter when Employing a Chief Operating Officer: A Strategic Contingency Perspective,” Strategic Management Journal, 2009.