Erin Makarius, Ph.D.

Erin Makarius, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Management
Phone: (330)-972-7705


  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2010
    • Doctorate Major: Organizational Behavior & Human Resources
    • Doctorate Minor: Quantitative Psychology
  • M.B.A. , Major: Management, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio,  2005
  • B.S.B.A. , Major: Management and Marketing, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, 2004


Academic & Professional Experience:

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Management, University of Akron, College of Business Administration
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Marketing, Canisius College,Wehle School of Business
  • Instructor, Department of Management and Human Resources, The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Fisher College of Business, Department of Management and Human Resources, The Ohio State University
  • Graduate Leadership Coordinator, John Carroll University, Boler School of Business, Program for Leadership Development
  • Human Resources, Information Technology Department, Progressive Insurance
  • Project Management, Information Technology Department, Progressive Insurance

Professional Affiliations and Service:

  • Academy of International Business
  • Academy of Management
  • Organizational Behavior Teaching Society
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Research Accomplishments


  • Stevens, C. & Makarius, E. (2015). Overcoming information asymmetry in foreign entry strategy: The impact of reputation. Global Strategy Journal, Forthcoming.
  • Makarius, E. & Wilk, S. (2013). Big fish in little ponds: A multilevel approach to reputation in organizations. In Paul S. Adler (Ed.), Best Paper Proceedings of the Seventy-Third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, ISSN 1543-8643.
    • Best Paper Award Finalist of the Careers Division at Academy of Management
  • Ellingson, J., Heggestad, E., & Makarius, E. (2012). Personality retesting for Managing Intentional Distortion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 102, 1063-1076.
    • Won the 2013 Jeanneret Award for Excellence in the Study of Individual or Group Assessment by the SIOP Awards Committee
  • Heneman, R., & Coyne, E. (2007). "Implementing total reward strategies". SHRM Foundation Effective Practice Guidelines.
  • Lewicki, R., Greenberger, D., & Coyne, E. (2007). "Pockets of resistance in sub-cultures and their effects on organizations," In J. Langan-Fox, C. Cooper, and R. Klimoski (Eds.), Research Companion to the Dysfunctional Workplace: Management Challenges and Symptoms.