Alka Gupta, PhD

Assistant Professor of Management

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD
    State University of New York at Binghamton, 2013
  • MCA (Masters of Computer Application)
    Bharath University, India, 2006
  • MCM (Masters of Computer Management)
    University of Pune, India, 2001
  • BSC
    Delhi University, India, 1999


  • Faculty, Lynchburg College, August 2013 - present
  • Software developer, India, 2006-2008
  • Faculty, India, 2001-2006

Teaching Areas

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Statistics

Research Areas

  • Crisis leadership, crisis decision-making process
  • Modeling and simulation of team behavior and processes
  • Leadership, personality, narcissism
  • Levels of analysis in theory building and testing

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, OB Division, Academy of Management Conference, 2013
  • Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research, Binghamton University, 2012

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Management Conference
  • Southern Management Association
  • Eastern Academy of Management Conference
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology