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Theodore Downey Peters, Ph.D.

Lecturer
Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Management and International Business
Office: Business Center 547
E-mail: tpeters@ubalt.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D., University at Albany, State University of New York
  • M.B.A., University at Albany, State University of New York
  • Ph.D./M.S. (study) , Albany Medical College
  • B.A., Bowdoin College
  • Bio

  • Research Interests

  • Teaching Interests

    Health Care: Health Services Evaluation and Outcomes, Medical Decision Making, Rural Health Management and Policy, Workforce Planning. Human Resource Management: HR Analytics, Performance Appraisal, Recruiting / Retention / Selection, Strategic Management, Total Quality Management / Continuous Quality Improvement, Training and Development. Organizational Behavior: Decision Making, Leadership, Motivation, Organizational Humor.

  • Recent Publications

    Intellectual Contributions

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Peters, T., & Nesturek, J. (2014). Management as a Liberal Art: The Legacy of the Hartwick Humanities in Management Institute. Organization Management Journal. 11(3), 159-170.

    Peters, T. D. (2014). It’s all about the People: Our Milestones. 50th Anniversary Eastern Academy of Management Presidential Address. Organization Management Journal. 11(1), 57-58.

    Conference Proceedings

    Peters, T., DeVivo, I., & Stamp, P. (2016). The angst of the “Fear of Missing Out” in the classroom. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management.

    Peters, T. D. (2014). For profit and non-profit undergraduate management projects: Community-based service learning in a rural learning laboratory. Section II: Education in Business, #3. Society for Advancement of Management.

    Bento, R., Ferris, W., Goulet, L., Mazen, M., Meisel, S., Peters, T., & Tromley, C. (2014). How Many Professors Does It Take To Change a Light Bulb? An Exploration of Humor in the Classroom. 51st Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management.

    Presentations

    Stickney, L. T., Peters, T., & Fender, C. M. Annual Meeting of Eastern Academy of Management, "Civil Obedience," Eastern Academy of Management, Providence. (2018).

    Stickney, L., Peters, T., & Fender, C. M. Eastern Academy of Management, "Civil Obedience: A Multiple Session, In-Class Exercise," Experiential Learning Association, Providence. (2018).

    Peters, T., Stamp, P., & Goryckia, A. Eastern Academy of Management, "Truth or Consequences: A Fallout of Group-hate," Providence. (2018).

    Fender, C. M., Peters, T., & Stickney, L. T. Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, "Making Class Great Again," Philadelphia. (2018).

    Taylor, V. F., Carbo, J., David, J., Golden, T., Fender, C. M., Hyland, M., Peters, T., & Stickney, L. T. Annual Meeting of Eastern Academy of Management, "Experiential Exercises for Teaching Human Resource Management," Eastern Academy of Management, (2017).

    Peters, T. D., & Fender, C. M. Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, "THE SPECTRUM OF EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES," Mid-Atlantic Organizational BEhavior Teaching Conference, Philadelphia. (2017).

    Peters, T., DeVivo, I., & Stamp, P. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, "The angst of the “Fear of Missing Out” in the classroom," Eastern Academy of Management, New Haven. (2016).

    Peters, T., Stamp, P., & DeVivo, I. Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, "From FOMO to JOMO in one hour," Mid-Atlantic Organizational BEhavior Teaching Conference, Philadelphia. (2016).

    Bento, R., Ferris, W., Goulet, L., Mazen, M., Meisel, S., Peters, T., & Tromley, C. 51st Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, "How Many Professors Does It Take To Change a Light Bulb? An Exploration of Humor in the Classroom," Newport, RI. (2014).

    Peters, T. Society for Advancement of Management, "For profit and non-profit undergraduate management projects: Community-based service learning in a rural learning laboratory," SAM, Orlando. (2014).

    Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Peters, Theodore (Principal), "Lecturer" Sponsored by US Coast Guard Academy, Federal, $7767. (2016).

    Media Contributions

    Subject of article in NYS Rural Legislation Journal on experiential learning of business undergraduates involved in management-focused projects at off-campus, organizational sites (2014).

    Research in Progress

    "The angst of the “Fear of Missing Out” in the classroom. The Impact on teaching and learning" (Writing Results)
    Dealing with students who chronically use smart phones in class instead of engaging with the class