Professor Glen Dowell researches in the area of corporate sustainability, with a focus on firm environmental performance. Recent projects have investigated the effect of local demographic factors on changes in pollution levels, the role of corporate merger and acquisition in facilitating changes in facility environmental performance, and the relative influence of financial return and disruption on commercial adoption of energy savings initiatives.
Professor Dowell’s research has been published in Management Science, Organization Studies, Advances in Strategic Management, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Industrial and Corporate Change, and Journal of Business Ethics. He is on the editorial boards of Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Administrative Science Quarterly and represents Cornell on the board of the Alliance for Research in Corporate Sustainability (ARCS). He is also the Incoming Division Chair for the Organizations and Natural Environment Division of the Academy of Management.
At Johnson, Professor Dowell teaches Sustainable Global Enterprise and Power and Politics in Organizations. He is a faculty affiliate for the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise.