Jennifer L. Eury
Jennifer L. Eury
Jennifer L. Eury is the Undergraduate Management Major Program Coordinator and a clinical assistant professor of management and organization at the Smeal College of Business, and she is an affiliate faculty member in the Rock Ethics Institute. She is responsible for a combination of undergraduate and graduate teaching and service activities on behalf of the Management and Organization Department, including the development and teaching of the core management course in the Smeal College Business Fundamentals Certificate program.
Dr. Eury teaches courses in management and organization, ethical leadership, and leadership and change in organizations. She advises the Management Major Ambassadors and recently served as the faculty advisor to the Professional Management Association student organization. Also, she has served as a Student Engagement Fellow in the Faculty Academy and continues to be an active participant in a wide range of initiatives underway in the Penn State Student Engagement Network.
Prior to joining the Smeal faculty on a full-time basis, Dr. Eury served as the college’s honor and integrity director and an instructor in management and organization from January 2014 to June 2017. She was responsible for the college's honor and integrity initiatives, including marketing and communications, training and orientation, and policy execution and implementation. Dr. Eury also served as Smeal's director of alumni relations from June 2008 to December 2013, where she was responsible for engaging the college's alumni community, and serving on the Advisory Council for the Association of Business Schools Alumni Professionals (2012–2013). Since joining the University in 2005, she has also worked for the Undergraduate Admissions Office as an admissions officer and writer for the marketing and recruitment team and for the Geography Department as the public relations coordinator.
Dr. Eury currently serves on the Schreyer Honors College Ethics Committee. Additionally, she has served on the steering committee for the Partners in Business Ethics Symposium, an initiative designed for a wide range of business schools and companies, promoting business ethics in academia and corporate America. Through the symposium, corporate leaders, business school deans, and thought leaders in business ethics share ideas, challenges, and best practices in preparing young professionals to lead with integrity in today's workplace. She has also served on the Advisory Council for Continued Excellence in Penn State's Office of Ethics and Compliance. She is a past chair and founding member of the Smeal Women's Network (formerly Women of Smeal Initiative Steering Committee), a group that aims to extend college-wide awareness of events and activities and create new opportunities that promote and develop women as leaders. She is also a past advisory board member to the Athletic Director's Leadership Institute at Penn State. Outside of Penn State, she served as the chair of the Judicial Committee for USA Olympic Shooting.
In addition to her service activities, Dr. Eury studies individuals' and organizations' responses to identity threat, and organizational culture, specifically how culture can foster integrity and ethical behavior. She also studies topics related to teaching and learning in management education. Her research is published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Management Education, and New Directions for Higher Education. She has presented at professional meetings, including the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management and the Management & Organizational Behavior Teaching Society annual conference, and is a frequent guest speaker to groups on and off campus on topics related to integrity and ethical culture. She is a member of the Academy of Management.
Dr. Eury received her Ph.D. in higher education, a Master of Science in business administration, a Master of Education in higher education, and a Bachelor of Arts in advertising-public relations, all from Penn State. She is also a proud alumna of the Penn State Lionettes Dance Team. She and her husband and their two sons reside in State College, Pennsylvania.