Dr. David Joseph Gavin

Associate Professor of Management


Dr. David Gavin is an Associate Professor of Management at Marist College. Dr. Gavin received his doctorate from the University at Albany in 2010. He teaches courses in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship. His research focus includes governance, leadership, entrepreneurship, CEO and board power. His articles have appeared in The International Journal of Organizational Behavior and Theory and the International Journal of Humanities and Social Research, The Journal of Business and Economic Studies, and the International Academy of Business and Economics. Prior to obtaining his doctorate, Dr. Gavin spent 25 years leading organizations in the food service, software technology, publishing, and manufacturing/retail industries.


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Associate Professor David Gavin

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