Name: Dr. David Joseph Gavin
Title: Assistant Professor of Management
Office Location: Dyson 366
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2058
Degrees Held:

Ph.D. Organizational Studies/Management Strategy
University at Albany, State University of New York

MBA, Marist College
Poughkeepsie, New York

BS, Business Administration, Liberty University
Lynchburg, Virginia

Awards & Honors:

Doctoral Consortium: Awarded scholarship to attend the doctoral consortium at the 2006 Southern Management Association Conference.


Melitski, J., Gavin, D.J., & Gavin, J.H. Positive organizational behavior: Creating competitive advantages through the healthy use of technology. International Journal of Organizational Theory and Behavior.

Melitski, J., Gavin, D.J., & Gavin, J.H. Technology Adoption and Organizational Culture in Public Organizations. . International Journal of Organizational Theory and Behavior.


Gavin, D.J. Making It Real: Enhancing The Student's Learning Experience Through the Use of Video Games. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference. June, 2009. Charleston, North Carolina.

Klingenberg, B. & Gavin, D.J. A Case of Operations Management in the Publishing Industry � Balancing Schedules and Expenses. To be presented at the Eastern Academy of Management. May, 2007

Melitski, J., Gavin, D.J., & Gavin, J.H. Utilizing Technology to Strategically Create Positive Work Environments: A Positive Psychology Approach. Presented at the American Society of Public Administration. Washington, DC. March, 2007.

Coates, T, & Gavin, D. RBV and the Entrepreneur. Presented at the Society for Advancement of Management. Orland, Florida. April, 2006

Gagne, M.L., Gavin, J.H., & Gavin, D. J. Raising Ethical Awareness: Using Game Theory to Prepare Students for the Future. Presented at the Twelfth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics. October, 2005


Professional Memberships:

Organizational Behavior Teaching Society
Beta Gamma Sigma, since 2005
Southern Management Association
Toastmasters International