Chris P. Long is the Paul Naughton Professor of Management and the Director of the Executive-in-Residence Program at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John's University. In his award-winning research, Chris examines the actions that leaders take within complex and dynamic business environments. His work is aimed at helping leaders understand how to leverage their personal capabilities and optimize their efforts to achieve a wide range of performance objectives.
Chris has extensive experience consulting with multi-national corporations on issues of leadership, organizational design, and organizational change. He holds a PhD in Management from Duke University and a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He has previously held academic positions at Georgetown University, Washington University in St. Louis, and Duke University. While at Georgetown, Chris was awarded the Joseph F. Lemoine Award for Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching Excellence. This award is given to the top teacher each year at the McDonough School of Business. In 2022, he was selected by Poets & Quants as one of the Top 50 Undergraduate Business School Professors in the United States.
In addition to his civilian duties, Chris has served for over 20 years as an Officer in the United States Army Reserve and Air Force Reserve involved in operations and research addressing a range of issues critical to national defense.