Jill Purdy, Ph.D.

Interim Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Phone
253-692-5635
Campus Box
358430
Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Affairs
Professor
Degrees
Ph.D.
Business Administration
Pennsylvania State University
1994
B.B.A.
Business Administration
College of William and Mary
1988
Introduction

Dr. Purdy is a founding faculty member of the Milgard School of Business. Her expertise is in management and organizational sociology. She served as director of the MBA program from 2000-2005, as Academic Director of the Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility from 2006-2012, and as Interim Dean from 2015-2016.

Her current research includes the study of social entrepreneurs, Institutional influences on business social practices, and cross-sector collaboration and conflict resolution.

 

Honors and Awards
Publication Date Bibliographic Citation
2017

Purdy, J., Ansari, S. & Gray, B. (Forthcoming). Are logics enough? Framing as an alternative tool for understanding institutional meaning making. Journal of Management Inquiry.

2017

Thompson, T., Purdy, J. & Ventresca, M. (Forthcoming). How entrepreneurial ecosystems take form: Evidence from social impact initiatives in Seattle. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

2017

Skilton, P. F., & Purdy, J. M. (2017). Authenticity, power, and pluralism: A framework for understanding stakeholder evaluations of corporate social responsibility activities. Business Ethics Quarterly, 27(1), 99–123.

2016

Purdy, J. M. (2016). The role of power in collaborative governance. In R. Margerum & C. Robinson (Eds.), The Challenges of Collaboration in Environmental Governance. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

2015

Gray, B., Purdy, J. M. & Ansari, S. S. (2015). From interactions to institutions: Microporcesses of framing and mechanisms for the structuring of institutional fields. Academy of Management Review,  40(1): 115-143.

 

2012

Purdy, J. M. (2012). A framework for assessing power in collaborative governance processes. Public Administration Review. 72(3): 409-417. 

2009

PURDY, J. M. and Gray, B. (2009). Conflicting logics, mechanisms of diffusion, and multilevel dynamics in emerging institutional fields. Academy of Management Journal, 52(2): 355-380.

2003

Louie, B. Y., Drevdahl, D., Purdy, J. M. & Stackman, R. W. (2003). Advancing the scholarship of teaching through collaborative self-study. Journal of Higher Education, 74(2): 150-171.

2000

Purdy, J. M., Nye, P., & Balakrishnan, P. V. (2000). The impact of media richness on negotiation outcomes. International Journal of Conflict Management, 11(2): 163-188.