Lucy A. Arendt
Associate Dean, College of Professional Studies; Director, Austin E. Cofrin School of Business; Associate Professor, Management
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Lucy A. Arendt is the Associate Dean of the College of Professional Studies and the Director of the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at UW-Green Bay. Dr. Arendt is also an associate professor of management for the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business. She received her B.S. in Business Administration and Spanish, and her M.S. in Administrative Science, both from UW-Green Bay. She earned her Ph.D. in Management Science (Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior) from UW-Milwaukee in 2006.
Dr. Arendt teaches courses in the undergraduate BBA program, including Organizational Behavior and the Seminar in Leadership. She also teaches Leading Sustainable Organizations as part of the M.S. in Sustainable Management program.
Dr. Arendt conducts research on the antecedents and consequences of decision making and influence, as exercised by formal and informal leaders within and across organizations. Much of her scholarship focuses on the healthcare industry. She has published in Earthquake SPECTRA, the Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Journal of Leadership and Organization Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Education, Review of Business Research, SAM Advanced Management Journal, and others. She is the co-author of Natural Hazard Mitigation Policy: Implementation, Organizational Choice, and Contextual Dynamics (2012) with Daniel J. Alesch and William J. Petak. She is also the co-author of Managing for Long-term Recovery in the Aftermath of Disaster (2009) with Daniel J. Alesch and James N. Holly.
In terms of service, Dr. Arendt has worked with the university and outside organizations on numerous projects, and has given presentations on her research and teaching interests to groups at the local, regional, state, and national level. She is the leadership mentor for EERI's Housner Fellows international leadership project. She is the president for Sigma Beta Delta, the business honorary organization. She was the 2008-2009 recipient of the UW-Green Bay Founders Association Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the 2010 recipient of the Student Nominated Teaching Award, Experienced Teacher.