Molly B. Pepper, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Pepper teaches courses on human resource management, organizational development, and diversity in organizations. She is passionate about research on how we can make organizations into places where people thrive. Her research focuses on workplace diversity...

Professor of Management, Dr. Molly Pepper.

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Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. in Business Administration, Arizona State University, 2004

M.B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1997

B.A. in Journalism, Texas A&M University, 1987

Courses Taught

MGMT 350: Principles of Management

MGMT 400: Recruitment and Selection

MGMT 410: Developing People and Organizations

MBUS 612: Managing People and Performance

MBUS 689: Core Issues in HR

SOCI 395: Why People Hate


Dr. Pepper teaches courses on human resource management, organizational development, and diversity in organizations. She is passionate about research on how we can make organizations into places where people thrive. Her research focuses on workplace diversity issues, multicultural ethics, organizational justice, campus climate assessment, hate speech, and mentoring. She conducts training on diversity management, work-life balance, stress management, and mentoring.

Pepper, M.B. & Loroz, P.S. (forthcoming). Management without integrity: Exposing how business organizations exert  violence on individuals, families, and society. Chapter in book Management with Integrity. 

Pepper, M.B., Tredennick, L., & Reyes, R.F.  (forthcoming). Promotion of Social Justice: Closing the Gap between Rhetoric and Reality. Chapter in book Transforming the World and Being Transformed, Fordham Press.

Pepper, M.B., Loroz, P.S., Patil, V., Stevens, C., & Buller, P. (2011). Advancing a Mission-Centered Business School: A Process for Engaging Faculty and Tracking Progress. Journal of Jesuit Business Education. 2: 79-96

Stewart, D. & Pepper, M.B. (2011). Close Encounters: Lessons from an Indigenous MBA Program. Journal of Management Education. 35: 66-83.

Pepper, M.B., Tredennick, L., & Reyes, R.F. (2010). Transparency and trust as antecedents to perceptions of commitment to stated diversity goals. Diversity in Higher Education, 3(3): 153-162.

Pepper, M.B. & Anderson, K. (2009). Corporate entrepreneurship, gender, and credibility: An exploratory study. Marketing Management Journal, 19(2): 139-146.

Roberson, L., Kulik, C.T., & Pepper, M.B. (2009) Individual and environmental factors influencing the use of transfer strategies after diversity training. Group and Organization Management, 34, 1, 67-89.