Richard Peters

Lecturer in Management

Degrees: 
Ph.D., in Business Administration, from Florida Atlantic University; MBA, in Organizational Behavior from Pace University; and BS in Chemistry and Management

Dr. Richard Peters is a lecturer in Management at the College of Business. He teaches the undergraduate Business Policy course as well as the Strategic Management class in the MBA program.  He was born and raised on the island of Trinidad, where he earned a Bsc. (Hons) in Chemistry and Management. He left Trinidad for the United States, in 2001 where he attained in MBA, specializing in Organizational Behavior from Pace University. He then received his Ph.D. in Business Administration, from Florida Atlantic University.

His research interests are in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability (CSRS) with a recent emphasis on social innovation and the role of institutions in CSRS evolution and implementation. He has published articles in business related journal and has presented at numerous international, national and regional conferences. He is also a reviewer for academic journals and an associate editor of Business and Society Review. He is passionate about bringing impactful change to communities and environments through the use of business practices.

He is a husband and also a father of three young boys.

Office Location:
325 Miller Hall
Direct Phone: 
504-864-7148
Fax Number: 
504-864-7970
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