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Dr. Donovan Y. Collier

Associate Professor

Department of Business Management


Tel: 202.274.7046

Donovan Y. Collier is Associate Professor of International Business in the School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA) at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). His primary teaching areas are international business and strategic management. Donovan has also taught general management, organizational behavior, and leadership courses.

Prior to joining UDC in 2018, Donovan received a PhD. in Management from Auburn University that same year.  In addition, he received a MSBA. with a concentration in Strategic Management from the University of Memphis in 2007. He also holds a BS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from Southeast Missouri State University which he received in 2003. His primary research interests lie at the intersection of strategic management and organizational resilience; as an example, his dissertation examined the post-crisis performance implications of multinational enterprise (MNE) resilience. Donovan’s decade of MNE industry experience complements and informs his teaching and research activity.

Ph.D., Management, Auburn University, Auburn, AL (2018)

M.S.B.A., Strategic Management (conc.), University of Memphis, Memphis, TN (2007)

B.S., Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO (2003)

  • Strategic management

  • International business/management

  • Organizational resilience

Chinta, R. and Collier, D. (2022). Interplay of antecedents in nascent entrepreneurship: Conceptual model and research propositions, Journal of the International Council for Small Business, 3(4): 292-302.

Collier, D. Y. (2018). An examination of the impact of diverse internationalization experience on organizational resilience and a test of the Resilience Architecture Framework. (Dissertation)

Heyler, S. G., Armenakis, A. A., Walker, A. G., & Collier, D. Y. (2016). A qualitative study investigating the ethical decision making process: A proposed model. The Leadership Quarterly, 27(5), 788-801.

Helmuth, C. A., Craighead, C. W., Connelly, B. L., Collier, D. Y., & Hanna, J. B. (2015). Supply chain management research: Key elements of study design and statistical testing. Journal of Operations Management, 36, 178-186.