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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma


Saheli Nath, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Management in the College of Business. Her primary areas of research interest include social issues in management, organization theory, and business strategy. She employs both quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate challenges at the intersection of business and society.

Education and Certifications

Ph.D. in Management and Organizations and Sociology (joint degree), Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Master of Philosophy in Development Studies, University of Cambridge

Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics (summa cum laude), The University of Texas at Dallas

Classes Taught

  • Management Theory
  • Principles of Management
  • Strategic Management

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

  • “The Business of Virtue: Evidence from Socially Responsible Investing in Financial Markets” (2021). Journal of Business Ethics, 169(1), 181-199.
  • “Risk shift: An institutional logics perspective” (2019). Administration & Society, 51(7), 1113-1147.
  • “Thinking of things to come: Fuzzy frames and anticipating the distant future” (forthcoming). In New Horizons in Managerial and Organizational Cognition (Eds. Kristian Sund & Robert Galavan), Volume 5, pp. 73–87. Emerald Publishing Limited.
  • Praemia virtutis honores? The making of global reputations and the false promise of meritocracy” (2019). In Research in Global Strategic Management (Eds. William Newburry, David Deephouse, & Naomi Gardberg), Vol. 18, pp. 167-184. Emerald Publishing Limited.

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