Christopher G. Myers, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Management & Organization discipline and Academic Director of Executive Education at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, and holds a Joint Appointment in Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Chris also serves on the Core Faculty of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, and as Faculty Co-Chair of the Carey Business School’s Executive Certificate in Health Care Leadership and Management.
Chris’s research and teaching focus on individual learning, leadership development, and innovation, with particular attention to how people learn vicariously and share knowledge in health care organizations and other knowledge-intensive work environments. His work has been published or is forthcoming in leading academic journals and edited volumes in the fields of management and medicine, including Academic Medicine, Academy of Management Perspectives, Academy of Management Review, Annals of Surgery, BMJ, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Leadership Quarterly, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and the Oxford Handbook of Leadership & Organizations. Chris also writes regularly for practice-oriented publications including the Harvard Business Review. His research has been recognized with scholarly awards from a variety of national and international academic organizations, and has been featured in a range of popular media articles and outlets.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Chris served on the faculty of the Harvard Business School as an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior. He earned his PhD in management and organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and his BS in business administration with highest honors and highest distinction from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. Before attending graduate school he worked as an outdoor expedition leader and martial arts instructor in his home state of North Carolina.