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Thomas A. Hemphill, Ph.D.

Professor of Strategy, Innovation and Public Policy

Thomas A. Hemphill is a Professor of Strategy, Innovation and Public Policy in the School of Management, University of Michigan-Flint. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a primary field in Strategic Management and Public Policy and Secondary Field in Technology and Innovation Policy from The George Washington University's School of Business. He also received an M.B.A. with a concentration in Government and Business from Drexel University; an M.S. in Organizational Dynamics with an emphasis in Technology Management and Corporate Planning from the University of Pennsylvania; and an M.S. in Public Policy with a specialization in Applied Economics and Policy Analysis from Rutgers University.

Dr. Hemphill teaches Business and Society in the M.B.A. program. In the B.B.A. program, he teaches courses in Corporate & Business Strategy, Business and Society, Innovation Management and International Business. His research areas include: Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation; Technology and Innovation Policy; Business Governance and Ethics; and Global Business and International Political Economy.

He has been published in such journals as Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, International Journal of Innovation Management, Science and Public Policy, Journal of Responsible Innovation, Journal of Business Ethics, Business and Society Review, Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, International Business Review, Management International Review and Thunderbird International Business Review, among others. In a recent article ("Business Ethics Research: A Global Perspective", K. Chan, H.G. Fung, and J. Yau, 95: 39-53, 2010) published in The Journal of Business Ethics, Dr. Hemphill was ranked 5th in the world as to "Leading Authors in Business Ethics Research (1999-2008)" based on an evaluation of 10 years of publication data from 10 leading business ethics, business and society and corporate governance journals. Dr. Hemphill is currently on the Editorial Advisory/Review Boards of Business and Society Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Section: Corporate Responsibility (Conceptual/Qualitative), and Review of Business.

In addition to his scholarly research, Dr. Hemphill has published editorial opinion pieces concerning business, public policy and the economy in The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s.Com/Investor’s Business Daily, RealClearMarkets, RealClearPolicy, RealClearEnergy, RealClearHealth, Inside Sources, U.S. News & World Report,, The American Spectator, Regulation: The Cato Review of Business and Government, American Action Forum, and American: The Journal of the American Enterprise Institute. Dr. Hemphill is also a policy advisor for the Heartland Institute in Chicago, Illinois, a regulatory and economic expert for the American Action Network in Washington, D.C, and a contributing editor for Regulation: The Cato Review of Business and Government