Post-Doctorate in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, University of Kentucky, 1997
MBA, Emphasis in General Management, Grambling State University, 1993
B.S. in Business Administration; Focus in Finance, Louisiana Tech University, 1991
Dean’s Research Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2020-Present
Full Professor, University of Texas at Dallas, 2020
Associate Professor: Management, University of Texas at Dallas, 2005-2020
Assistant Professor of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, 2000-2005
Assistant Professor of Management, Louisiana Tech University, 1997-2000
Race in organizations
Diversity and inclusion practices
Strategic human resource management
Human resource management
Richard, Orlando C., McKay, P., Garg, S., & Pustovit, S. 2019. The impact of supervisor-subordinate racial-ethic and gender dissimilarity on mentoring quality and turnover intentions: Do positive affectivity and communal culture matter? International Journal of Human Resource Management, 30(22): 3138-3165.
Richard, Orlando C., Avery, D., Luksyte, A., Boncoeur, O., & Spitzmueller, C. 2019. Improving organizational newcomers’ creative job performance through creative process engagement: The moderating role of a synergy diversity climate. Personnel Psychology, Fall issue 72(3): 421-444.
Wu, J., Richard, Orlando C., Zhang, X., & Macaulay, C. 2019. Top management team surface-level diversity, strategic change frequency, and long-term firm performance: A mediated model investigation. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 26(3): 304-318.
Richard, Orlando C., Wu, J., Markoczy, L., & Chung, Y. 2019. Top management team demographic-faultline strength and strategic change: What role does environmental dynamism play? Strategic Management Journal, 40(6): 987-1009.
Triana, M., Richard, Orlando C. (Equal 1st author), & Su, W. 2019. Gender diversity in senior management, strategic change, and firm performance: Examining the mediating nature of strategic change in context. Research Policy, 48(7): 1681-1693.