Associate Professor of Management
Penn State Erie
Prior to joining the academic world as a professor, Dr. Fairbank worked six years as a business development manager at Eldyne, Inc., San Diego, and two years as semiconductor marketing engineer at Texas Instruments, Inc., Houston..
Concurrent to his Ph.D. studies at Penn State, Dr. Fairbank worked as graduate instructor. He then went on to teach at the West Virginia University. In 2002, he joined the Penn State Faculty and currently is an Associate Professor of Management at the Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie..
As an expert in his field, he recently published a book titled The daily art of management: A hands-on guide to effective leadership and communication. In addition to this, Dr. Fairbank has published numerous articles in various journals and academic publications such as Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Management, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Global Competitiveness and many more.