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Linda Peters

Affiliated Expert


Doctor of Philosophy, Organization Studies (major), Statistics (minor), University of Massachusetts, 2003
Master of Business Administration, Western New England College, 1996
Bachelor of Business Administration, / Emphasis in Finance, American International College, 1993

Academic Appointments

Affiliated Expert, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2011 - Present
Senior Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2009-2011
Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2003-2009
Teaching Assistant, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2001-2002
Research Assistant, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1999-2001

Teaching Interests

Organizational Behavior & Leadership
Human Relations Management
Real Estate Investment

Selected Publications

Peters, L. & Shmerling, S. (2013). Online Simulations: Identifying Factors that Impact Performance. In Proceedings of Eastern Academy of Management, 50th Annual Meeting. Baltimore, May 2013. Pgs. 1676 - 1695. 

Shmerling, S. & Peters, L.M.L. (2012). Virtual Teaming in Online Education: Does It Work? In Wang, S. and Harrison, Y. (Eds.), Cases on Formal, Non-Formal, and Informal Online Learning: Opportunities and Practices. IGI Global Publishing. Pgs. 1 - 18.

Peters, L., Shmerling, S., & Karren, R. (2011). Constructivist Pedagogy in / Asynchronous Online Education: Examining Proactive Behavior and the Impact on Student Engagement Levels. International Journal on E-Learning, 10(3):311 - 330.

Miller, J.K., Farmer, K.P., Miller, D.J. & Peters, L.M. (2010). Panacea or snake oil? Interest-based bargaining in the U.S. airline and rail industries. Negotiation Journal. 26(2):177 - 201. 

Peters, L. & Karren, R. (2009). An Examination of the Roles of Trust and Functional Diversity on Virtual Team Performance Ratings. Group & Organization Management Journal. 34(4):479 - 504. DOI:10.1177/1059601107312170