Lee Brown, PhD

A portrait of Lee Brown

Assistant Professor
College of Business
Program Area: Management

Professional Preparation

PhD, The University of Texas at Arlington, Business Administration – Management (Strategy)

MBA, The University of Texas at Arlington, Business Administration

BBA, The University of Texas at Arlington, Management


The teaching interests of Lee Brown, PhD, focus primarily on firm strategy. His classes discuss how firm decision makers navigate the market through analysis of both the internal and external environment, formulating strategies and finally implementing strategies.

His research examines nonmarket strategies of firms. Dr. Brown studies firm interactions with government and the firm performance implications of those actions. His current projects explore firm lobbying behaviors, foreign firm’s cross-border lobbying behaviors in the US and CEO political activism. In addition, his secondary research stream focuses on CEO ethical leadership in organizations.

In his spare time, he spends time with his family and enjoys reading, traveling or playing basketball and tennis.

Representative Publications

Brown, L. W., Yaşar, M., & Rasheed, A. A. (2018) Predictors of Foreign Corporate Political Activities in United States Politics. Global Strategy Journal.

Brown, L. W. (2018). Book Review: The Routledge Companion to Non-Market Strategy. Academy of Management Learning & Education.

Marquardt, D. J., Brown, L. W., & Casper, W. J. (2016). Ethical Leadership Perceptions: Does It Matter If You’re Black or White?. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-14.

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