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Faculty Spotlight: Peggy Cloninger

Peggy Cloninger

Department Chair of Strategy & Decision Sciences

Phone: 832-842-3032

Brazos Hall 343 (Sugar Land)

Homepage: http://www.uhv.edu/bus/FacultyResearch/spotlight.aspx?id=-1447901554

Peggy Cloninger

Dr. Peggy Cloninger earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration from Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business in 2000, specializing in strategic management, social issues in management, and international business. Prior to pursuing her interests in management, Dr. Cloninger worked as a research engineer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute for nine years. She earned her Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1982 and 1981, respectively.

Dr. Cloninger's research interests include international strategy, services, entrepreneurship, and business and society issues. She has published in several prestigious journals including Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice, Journal of International Management, Thunderbird International Business Review, Personnel Review, and Journal of Global Marketing. She is also a reviewer for the Academy of Management as well as numerous other conferences and journals.

Dr. Cloninger's research awards include a Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Grant for her research that developed and employed what is believed to be the most advanced empirical measure of service content at that time. Her article "Encouraging Ethical Behavior: An Open Systems Approach to Modeling the Influences of Social Controls" was selected for publication in the Best Paper Volume International Association of Business and Society (I.A.B.S.).

Cloninger has been nominated for the Enron Teaching Excellence Award numerous times and was a finalist in 2004 and in 2006. She is a member of the Society of Advancement of Management (SAM).

Academic Background

  • PhD - Georgia State University, Strategic Management, 2000
  • MSEE - Georgia Institute of Technology, 1982

Courses Taught at UHV

  • BUSI 6351 - Business and Society
  • MGMT 6300 - Selected Topics in Management
  • MGMT 6351 - Management and Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 6359 - Seminar in Strategic Management

Honors and Achievements

  • 2011: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - UHV
  • 2010: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2009: SoBA Summer Sabbatical (Research) - University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration
  • 2008: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2007: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2007: SoBA Summer Sabbatical (Research) - University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration
  • 2007: UHV Faculty Development Leave (Research Sabbatical) - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2006: Enron Teaching Excellence Finalist - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2005: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2004: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2002: Enron Teaching Excellence Finalist - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2001: Enron Teaching Excellence Nominee - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 1999: Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Grant - Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurship
  • 1998: Regents Opportunity Scholarship - Georgia State University
  • 1993: Mt nanuscript was selected for publication in a Best Paper Volume - International Association of Business and Society (I.A.B.S.)
  • 1981: Dean's List - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 1980: Engineer-In-Training - State of Georgia
  • 1978: Louise P. Fitten Scholarship - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 1977: Phi Lambda Alpha Honor Society - University of Nevada
  • 1976: Mildred P. Cotner Scholarship - University of Nevada
  • 1976: National Merit Society Commended Student - National Merit Society