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Cynthia K Maupin

Assistant Professor

School of Management


Cynthia K. Maupin (PhD, I-O Psychology, University of Georgia) is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Leadership for the School of Management at Binghamton University. Her work examines how to promote effective leadership, leadership development, and teamwork processes through leveraging advanced statistical methodologies such as network analysis, multilevel modeling, and computational modeling. Maupin's award-winning research has been published in organizational outlets including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, The Leadership Quarterly, Human Relations, Group and Organization Management, Small Group Research, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology Perspectives on Science and Practice.

Maupin is the recipient of the 2021 Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Academy of Management’s Network of Leadership Scholars and the FIU Center for Leadership. Her research was also awarded the 2017 Leadership Quarterly Best Paper Award. Maupin serves as a fellow for the Bernard M. & Ruth R. Bass Center for Leadership Studies (CLS), a Core Faculty Member of the Center for Collective Dynamics of Complex Systems (CoCo), and a Senior Research Fellow for the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI).


  • BS, University of Missouri
  • MS, PhD, University of Georgia

Research Interests

  • Leadership (leadership development, collective leadership, leadership emergence)
  • Teams (intra- and inter-team dynamics, multiteam systems, emergent team states)
  • Advanced methodologies (network analysis, multilevel modeling, computational modeling)

Teaching Interests

  • Leadership
  • Teams
  • Network analysis

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