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Merideth Thompson to Serve as Associate Dean

August  2018

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Dr. Merideth Thompson has been appointed Associate Dean of Academic Affairs of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. Dr. Thompson is an associate professor of management and has taught at the Huntsman School since 2012. She recently served as a Faculty Fellow for the Office of Research and Graduate Studies at Utah State University.

“Merideth exemplifies the spirit of the Huntsman School in her excellent research and exceptional teaching ability,” said Douglas D. Anderson, Dean of the Huntsman School. “I’m thrilled that she has accepted a new role that will allow her to continue to help us develop the next generation of ethical and effective business leaders.”

Thompson will work closely with the dean’s leadership team and department heads to recruit, mentor, and support faculty, and ensure that the curriculum remains relevant and challenging. She will also collaborate with students and organizations to enhance the learning environment of the school. “I’m very excited about this new challenge,” said Thompson. “I look forward to strengthening the school’s culture of excellence, supporting faculty, and furthering the mission of the Huntsman School of Business.”

Thompson’s research focuses on bad employee behavior and the work-family interface. Her work has been published in numerous journals including the Journal of Applied Psychology,the Academy of Management Review,and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. Her research has also been featured in diverse top-tier national, international,and business media.