Faculty & Staff Directory

Ryan Krause

Associate Professor of Strategy
Robert and Edith Schumacher Junior Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Management and Leadership Department


  • PhD, Indiana University
  • BS, Indiana University

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Boards of Directors 
  • Strategic Leadership 
  • Top Management Teams 
  • Stakeholder Management

Selected Publications

  • Krause, R., Li, W., Ma, X., and Bruton, G. 2019. The board chair effect across countries: An institutional view. Strategic Management Journal, 40(10): 1570-1592. 
  • Krause, R. 2017. Being the CEO’s boss: An examination of board chair orientations. Strategic Management Journal, 38(3): 697-713. 
  • Krause, R., Withers, M., and Semadeni, M. 2017. Compromise on the board: Investigating the antecedents and consequences of lead independent director appointment. Academy of Management Journal, 60(6): 2239-2265. 
  • Krause, R., Semadeni, M., and Cannella, A. 2014. CEO Duality: A review and research agenda. Journal of Management, 40(1): 252-282. 
  • Krause, R. and Semadeni, M. 2013. Apprentice, departure, and demotion: An examination of the three types of CEO-board chair separation. Academy of Management Journal, 56(3): 805-826.

Honors and Awards

Editorial Board Member:
  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Strategic Management Journal
  • Organization Science
  • Journal of Management Studies
  • Organizational Research Methods
  • Strategic Leadership and Governance Interest Group, Strategic Management Society
  • 2016 Ascendant Scholar, Western Academy of Management