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Dr. Jeffrey Gauthier

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management

Dr. Jeffrey Gauthier’s primary research interests lie at the intersection of strategy and sustainability. Dr. Gauthier has taught courses in strategic management, principles of management, sustainable enterprise, and social entrepreneurship. He has served in corporate strategy roles in the property and casualty insurance and health insurance industries. He holds a Ph.D. in Management from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


  • Ph.D. in Management, Isenberg School of Management at University of Massachusetts Amherst

Teaching Areas

  • Strategy
  • Sustainable enterprise
  • Social entrepreneurship

Research Interests

  • Strategy-as-practice
  • Corporate sustainability
  • Social entrepreneurship

Selected Publications

  • Gauthier, J. 2017. Advancing Sustainable Business through Discourse: A Conceptual Framework. Social Responsibility Journal, 13(1): 143–154.
  • Gauthier, J. 2017. Sustainable Business Strategies: Typologies and Future Directions. Society and Business Review, 12(1): 77–93.
  • Meyer, C., & Gauthier, J. 2013. Navigating Challenging Fitness Landscapes: Social Entrepreneurship and the Competing Dimensions of Sustainability. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 4(1): 23–29.
  • Chawla, C., Mangaliso, M., Knipes, B., & Gauthier, J. 2012. Antecedents and Implications of Uncertainty in Management: A Historical Perspective. Journal of Management History, 18(2): 200–218.
  • Gauthier, J., & Wooldridge, B. 2012. Influences on Sustainable Innovation Adoption: Evidence from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Business Strategy and the Environment, 21(2): 98–110.
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