About

Prof Christopher Myers narrow

Christopher G. Myers, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the management and organization discipline at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, and Core Faculty at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is also affiliated with the Science of Learning Institute at Johns Hopkins and the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan. His research and teaching focus on individual learning, leadership development, and innovation, with particular attention to how people learn vicariously and share knowledge in healthcare organizations and other knowledge-intensive work environments.

Chris’s work has been published in a variety of leading academic journals in the fields of management and medicine. His research has also been recognized with scholarly awards from organizations including the Academy of Management, and has been featured in media outlets including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune, and Inc.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Chris served on the faculty of the Harvard Business School as an Assistant Professor of organizational behavior. Chris earned his PhD in management and organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, where he was honored with the Dykstra Award for Teaching Excellence and was the inaugural Doctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Positive Organizations. He received his BS in business administration with highest honors from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. Chris has consulted and delivered seminars for organizations including Fortune 500 companies, academic medical centers, air medical and emergency service teams, and various local and foreign government agencies. Before attending graduate school he worked as an outdoor expedition leader and martial arts instructor in his home state of North Carolina.


Selected Awards & Honors

  • Best Dissertation-based Paper Award | 2016

    Awarded by the Managerial and Organizational Cognition (MOC) Division of the Academy of Management (AOM) for the most outstanding conference paper based on a doctoral dissertation at the 2016 AOM Annual Meetings.
  • Likert Dissertation Award | 2016

    Given by the University of Michigan Interdisciplinary Committee on Organizational Studies (ICOS) to the author of a paper based on a Michigan dissertation that makes the most significant contribution to organizational studies. Co-winner (with Johan Chu) for 2016.
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award | 2015, 2014, 2013

    Awarded by the Managerial and Organizational Cognition (2015, 2014) and Organizational Behavior (2013) Divisions of the Academy of Management (AOM) for service as one of the best reviewers for the AOM Annual Meetings.
  • W. Allen Spivey/Valerie & William Hall Family Fellow | 2014 – 2015

    Awarded by the University of Michigan Ross School of Business to honor PhD candidates who have achieved academic excellence through research.
  • Gerald & Lillian Dykstra Fellow | 2013 – 2014

    Awarded by the University of Michigan Ross School of Business to honor PhD candidates who have demonstrated exceptional skill in teaching.
  • Thomas W. Leabo Memorial Award | 2012 - 2013

    Awarded by the University of Michigan Ross School of Business to honor PhD candidates who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to teaching.
  • Best Paper Award | 2011

    Awarded by the Israel Organizational Behavior Conference for the most outstanding conference paper.
  • Making Connections Award | 2011

    Awarded by the Organizational Behavior (OB) Division of the Academy of Management (AOM) to recognize the symposium submitted to the AOM Annual Meetings that best creates bridges across boundaries between individuals or groups (e.g., between practitioners and academics, international and domestic scholars, academic disciplines, junior and senior scholars).
  • Hampton Shuping Prize | 2010

    Awarded by the Chancellor of the University of North Carolina (UNC) to the graduating senior who is the outstanding undergraduate majoring in business at UNC, for academic achievement and leadership potential.
  • Honors Excellence | 2010

    Awarded by the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School for the most outstanding honors thesis from a graduating student.
  • Carolina Research Scholar | 2009

    Recognized by the University of North Carolina for contributions to UNC’s intellectual and cultural climate through undergraduate research.
  • William Richardson Davie Scholar | 2006 - 2010

    Awarded by the University of North Carolina for outstanding academic achievement and promise for continued success as a scholar and leader at the Unviersity.
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society

    Inducted into the Alpha of North Carolina chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the University of North Carolina.
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society

    Inducted into the Alpha of North Carolina chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.
  • National Eagle Scout Association

    Achieved Eagle Scout rank, Old North State Council BSA (North Carolina).
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