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Dr. Kalin Kolev joined the management department at Marquette University in 2014. He received his PhD in Strategic Management from Michigan State University, his MBA from The University of Tulsa, and his Bachelor’s degree from The University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Dr. Kolev’s research focuses on strategic decision making and risk taking under uncertainty. In particular, he examines the antecedents and consequences of major restructuring activities, such as mergers and acquisitions, diversification, and divestitures. Furthermore, Dr. Kolev studies how the complex relationships between firm executives and boards of directors shape executive compensation, the risk profile of the firm, and organizational performance. Kalin’s research has been published in a number of top-tier journals and book chapters, including Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning, and Strategic Organization.
Mergers and acquisitions, divestitures
Kolev, K. D., & McNamara, G. 2020. The Role of Top Management Teams in Firm Responses to Performance Cues. Strategic Organization, DOI: 10.1177/1476127020962683.
Kolev, K. D., & McNamara, G. 2020. Board Demography and Divestitures: The Role of Gender and Racial Diversity on Divestiture Rate and Divestiture Returns. Long Range Planning, 53: 101881.
Kolev, K. D., Hughes-Morgan, M., & Rehbein, K. 2021. The Role of Female Directors in the Boardroom: Examining Their Impact on Competitive Dynamics. Business & Society, 60: 811-843.
Kolev, K. D., Wangrow, D., Barker, V., & Schepker, D. J. 2019. Board Committees in Corporate Governance: A Cross-Disciplinary Review and Agenda for the Future. Journal of Management Studies, 56: 1138-1193.
Kolev, K., Wiseman, R. M., & Gomez-Mejia, L. 2017. Do CEOs Ever Lose? A Fairness Perspective on the Allocation of Residuals between CEOs and Shareholders. Journal of Management, 43: 610-637.
Kolev. K. D. 2016. To Divest or Not to Divest: A Meta-Analysis on the Antecedents of Corporate Divestitures. British Journal of Management, 27: 179-196.
Haleblian, J., McNamara G., Kolev, K., & Dykes, B. 2012. Exploring Firm Characteristics that Differentiate Leaders from Followers in Industry Merger Waves: A Competitive Dynamics Approach. Strategic Management Journal, 33: 1037-1052.
2020 Miles Fellow Researcher of the Year, College of Business, Marquette University
2020, 2019 Miles Fund Research grant, College of Business, Marquette University
Best PhD Paper Award Finalist, 2011 - Kolev, K. D., Wiseman, R., & Belin, M. 2010. Are CEOs Rent-seeking? Role of CEO Celebrity, Risk, and Board Monitoring on CEO Pay, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference