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“My teaching centers on the belief that learning is most effective when students use the concepts to improve their lives and make sense of their experiences.”
- Lisa M. Amoroso
Lisa M. Amoroso received her Ph.D. in a joint program in sociology and organization behavior in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Her undergraduate degree was also completed at NU, where she majored in economics and mathematical methods in the social sciences. Prior to returning for graduate studies, she worked at Accenture and William M. Mercer in financial and human resource management consulting. She continues to work as a management consultant and runs executive workshops on negotiations, teams, and decision-making.
For over a decade, Lisa has been teaching in the Midwest. Quantitative analysis and negotiations are among her favorite courses to teach. In 2007, she received Roosevelt University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. In 2010, she joined the faculty at Dominican’s Brennan School of Business. Her research focuses on managerial control, status, diversity in organizations, and research methods. She has published numerous articles, including one on diversity education which received the Fritz Roethlisberger Memorial Award for the best article published in the Journal of Management Education in 2010. She is a co-author with Charles Ragin of the second edition of Constructing Social Research: The Diversity and Unity of Method (Pine Forge Press). She is married to Phil Tracy, and they have two children, Nate and Carmen.