Theodore Peters, PhD

Research Interests:

  • Health Care:  Service Evaluation & Outcomes, Medical Decision Making, Rural Management Issues, Workforce Planning
  • Human Resource Management:  Performance Appraisal, Recruitment/Selection/Retention, Quality, Strategy, Training & Development
  • Organizational Behavior:  Decision Making, Leadership, Motivation, Humor

Recent Professional Activities

  • "The Scholar+Practitioner:  Another bridge between management and the liberal arts", 2011 Annual meeting, Eastern Academy of Management, Cambridge, MA
  • "Shaping the future of the Eastern Academy of Management", 2010 Annual meeting, Eastern Academy of Management, Portland, ME
  • "Emotional intelligence in practice", 2009 Annual meeting, Eastern Academy of Management, Hartford, CT
  • In Progress:  "Community Based Learning:  Management learning community settings"
  • In Progress:  "The truth shall (not) set you free."


  • Academy of Management
  • Eastern Academy of Management
    • Current President-Elect; Past VP, Treasurer, Board of Governors Member

Courses recently taught:

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Business

Education: PhD. SUNY Albany,      MBA SUNY Albany;      AB, Bowdoin College


  • Research Scientist, Mary Imogene Bassett Research Institute, Cooperstown, NY
  • Trainer/Consultant:  NYS Department of Social Services, Albany, NY;  NYS Governor's Office of Employee Relations, Albany, NY; PHRG, Inc., Portland, ME; Washington State Health Insurance Pool, Seattle, WA; New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services

Contact:  Department of Business Administration and Accounting, Golisano Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY  13820/ 607 431 4917


Barry Pearson '08

Barry Pearson '08

As senior accountant with Ernst & Young, LLP, I am the supervising senior auditor for two very well-known financial-service clients from the Northeast.

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