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Francis J. Yammarino

Distinguished Professor

School of Management


Francis J. Yammarino, PhD, is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Leadership Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton. He received his PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo in Organizational Behavior (Management) with minors in Social Psychology and Educational Psychology-Statistics. He has extensive experience in basic and applied research in the areas of leadership and multi-level issues. He is former editor of both the Leadership Quarterly and Research in Multi-Level Issues, and has served on the editorial review boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Research Methods, Personnel Psychology, Group & Organization Management, Journal of Leadership & Organization Studies, and Academy of Management Discoveries. Dr. Yammarino is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Division 14 of the American Psychological Association), the Association for Psychological Sciences (American Psychological Society), and the Society for Organizational Behavior. His research has been funded by various public and private organizations including the National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Army Research Institute, and Office of Naval Research. He has served as a consultant to numerous organizations including IBM, TRW, Medtronic, Lockheed Martin, United Way, and the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Department of Education. In 2010, Dr. Yammarino received the Eminent (Distinguished) Leadership Scholar Award from the Academy of Management Network of Leadership Scholars and the Leadership Quarterly for outstanding career contributions to the study of leadership.


  • BS, MBA, PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

Research Interests

  • Leadership
  • Teams
  • Multi-level Issues

Teaching Interests

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Research Methods

Research Profile

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae