Faculty & Staff Directory

Ryan Krause

Professor of Strategy
Duncan Faculty Fellow
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., Withers, M., and Waller, M. Leading the board in a crisis: Strategy and performance implications of board chair directive leadership. Journal of Management. Forthcoming.
  • Krause, R., Wu, Z., Bruton, G., and Carter, S. 2019. The coercive isomorphism ripple effect: An investigation of nonprofit interlocks on corporate boards. Academy of Management Journal, 62(1): 283-308.  
  • 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

  • 2023 Sheth Foundation/Journal of Marketing Award
  • 2020 Emerging Scholar Award, Strategic Management Society
  • 2019 Deans' Research and Creativity Award, TCU
  • 2019 Best Reviewer Award, Strategic Management Journal
  • 2018 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal
  • 2016 Ascendant Scholar Award, Western Academy of Management