Lucy R. Ford, Associate Professor of Management, served as the Director of the Human Resources and People Management program at SJU from 2016-2021. She also previously served on the faculty at Rutgers University. Her research interests include leadership, teams, and applied research methods.
Dr. Ford has authored or co-authored over sixty presentations, articles, and book chapters. Her research has been published in Organizational Research Methods, The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Performance, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, and Journal of Business and Psychology, amongst others.
Dr. Ford has served on the board of the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management as both a student representative and as an elected member at large. She has also served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Southern Management Association. In 2012 she and her co-author received the Sage Publishing / Research Methods Division Best Paper Award for her work on item miscomprehension in surveys, and also in 2012 she and her coauthors received the Emerald Citation Award for their 2008 scale development paper in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. She has also served on the editorial board of Group and Organization Management.
She has presented Executive Education programs on Leadership, Leading Change, Teams, Conflict, Systems Thinking, Legal Issues in HR, Performance Management, and other topics to numerous organizations.