Sarah J. Freeman

Interim Associate Dean, Executive Education/Executive MBA Program

Associate Professor, Organizations & Strategic Management
(414) 229-6824
Lubar Hall S363


PhD, Organizational Behavior, University of Michigan
MBA, University of Michigan
AB, English and Anthropology, University of Michigan

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Freeman specializes in organization change and redesign, in particular the implementation of large-scale change efforts under conditions of threat or decline. Other research interests include managerial interpretation and its implications for organization action, as well as corporate social performance.

As Interim Associate Dean of Executive Programs and the Executive MBA Program, Dr. Freeman provides leadership and support for the instructional design, teaching, budgetary management, and supervision of the Lubar School’s for-credit and non-credit customized executive education initiatives.

Professional Activities

Dr. Freeman is a member of the Academy of Management. She has presented her work on downsizing, organization change, and leadership at various scholarly conferences, as well as to professional groups and business organizations. She has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Executive, and Journal of Business Ethics, and has published her work in both scholarly journals and practitioner-oriented outlets.

Curriculum Vitae