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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Management


51 Fulton Street, Room 229



(845) 575-3000 ext. 2908

Joanne H. Gavin

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Professor of Management


Joanne H. Gavin is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Professor of Management. Dr. Gavin earned her BS in Business Administration and MBA at the University of New Orleans and her PhD from the University of Texas at Arlington. She has written books on executive heath and the role of women in the workplace. Dr. Gavin’s research appears in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology and Organization Dynamics. In her role as Associate Dean, she heads up the School of Management Career Trek and coaches the Ethics Team.


BS Business Administration, emphasis in Finance – University of New Orleans
MBA – emphasis in Finance – University of New Orleans
PhD – Organizational Behavior – University of Texas at Arlington

Research Interests/Areas of Focus

Business Ethics
The role of women in the work place
Prevention of sexual violence on college campuses

Selected Publications

Gavin, D., Gavin, J., Quick, J. C. (2017). Power Struggles within the Top Management Team: An Empirical Examination of Follower Reactions to Subversive Leadership. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research. 

Gavin, D., Gavin, J. (2011). The Jezebel Spirit: A Case Study in Subversive Leadership. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1(18), 9-16. 

Price, K. H., Harrison, D. A., Gavin, J. (2006). Withholding Inputs in Team Contexts: Member Composition, Interaction Processes, Evaluation Structure and Social Loafing. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91(6), 1375-1384.

Gagne, M., Gavin, J., Tully, G. (2005). Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Ethics: Exploring a Framework. Business & Society Review, 110(2), 181-190.

Gavin, J., Mason, R. O. (2004). The virtuous organization: The value of happiness in the workplace. Organizational Dynamics, 33(4), 379-392.

Harrison, D. A., Price, K. H., Gavin, J., Florey, A. T. (2002). Time, teams, and task performance: A longitudinal study of the changing effects of diversity on group functioning. Academy of Management Journal, 45(5), 1029-1045.

Awards and Honors

SGA faculty of the Year SOM 2004, 2005, and 2008
Faculty of the Year Marist College - 2009