Dusya Vera is an Associate Professor of Strategy. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration (Strategic Management) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. She earned an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and a Computer Engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of Guayaquil, Ecuador, and pursued graduate work at the Martin Luther Universitatet Halle-Wittenberg in Germany.

Dr. Vera's research is in the areas of strategic leadership, improvisation, organizational learning, and innovation. She has published in top academic and practitioner publications such as the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, The Leadership Quarterly, Organization Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Dynamics, Management Learning, and the Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management, among others. She has served on the Editorial Board of journals such as The Academy of Management Review, The Academy of Management Journal, The Leadership Quarterly, Management Learning, and IEEE Transactions of Engineering Management. She is a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society.

Dr. Vera is an award-winning teacher over the years, teaching courses at the undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and executive level in the areas of strategic management and strategic leadership. At the C.T. Bauer College of Business, she is the recipient of multiple awards including the Melcher Awards for Excellence in Research, Teaching, and Service. She received the University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award for 2010-2011. She has taught in programs in multiple international locations including Ecuador, Colombia, Canada, Spain, and China.

Prior to pursuing her doctoral studies, Dr. Vera's industry experience was in the financial and IT sectors in Latin America with organizations such as the Guayaquil Stock Exchange, the Pacific Bank, and Consulconti Consulting.

Dr. Dusya Vera


Dr. Dusya Vera
334 Melcher Hall Rm 310E
Houston, TX 77204
Phone: 713-743-4677
Fax: 713-743-4652


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