Jeremy D. Meuser, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Mississippi. He brings an eclectic background to the study of leadership, holding degrees in computer engineering, philosophy, and spirituality, and a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Melding entrepreneurial and managerial experience in the private sector in information technology (IT), high school teaching, and internships in the medical field, Dr. Meuser’s research program focuses on leadership and the impact of leadership upon the individuals who experience it. He primarily studies the leadership construct proliferation problem and leader-follower relationships (servant leadership and leader-member exchange). Differential leader treatment (e.g., leader-member exchange differentiation and idiosyncratic deals), identification and workplace spirituality are his secondary interests.
He has published in the Academy of Management Journal, The Leadership Quarterly, the Journal of Management, and The Oxford Handbook of Leadership in Organizations. He is an Associate Editor at the Journal of Managerial Psychology and serves on the editorial review boards for The Leadership Quarterly and Group and Organization Management. Dr. Meuser has taught courses in leadership, leadership development, introduction to business, organizational behavior, organizational theory, international management, and global business. Dr. Meuser looks forward to a long and productive career researching and presenting on the topic of servant leadership and leadership in general. He currently serves as the Eminent Leadership Scholar Coordinator and Co-president for the Network of Leadership Scholars.