Eli Jamison has joined the Department of Management as Assistant Professor of Practice. Professor Jamison has been teaching courses in the department for the past few years. In addition to teaching, Eli will be responsible for developing courses under the Critical Analysis of Equity and Identity in the US area of the Pathways general education curriculum at Virginia Tech. She will work closely with the faculty in the department, college, and university to foster student-focused diversity and inclusion activities. 

Eli completed her Ph.D. in Virginia Tech’s ASPECT program (Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought) in 2015 with concentrations in social and political thought, and earned the Women and Gender Studies (WGS) Graduate Certificate. Previously, she earned her M.B.A. at Vanderbilt University with dual concentrations in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior. Eli has over twenty years of experience across public, private, and nonprofit sector organizations in the fields of leadership and organizational development. She is a member of the Roanoke City School Board. Her research focus is on questions of corporate social responsibility, power networks and their potential for impacting social justice outcomes.