Photo of Dr. Kevin Dickson

Kevin Dickson, Ph. D.

Professor, Interim Department Chair
Office: Dempster Hall 225A, MS 5875

Kevin Dickson joined the department in 2004. He is a Professor of Management in the Department of Management and Marketing in the Donald L. Harrison College of Business. Dr. Dickson has a Ph.D. degree in Management from the University of Texas at Austin. He also received a Master of Organizational Behavior and Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University.

He teaches Principles of Management, Human Resource Management, and Improving Team Performance at the undergraduate level. He has also taught at the MBA level. He is part of the Graduate Faculty and Honors Faculty of Southeast Missouri State University.

Dr. Dickson has publications in the Journal of Management Inquiry; the Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management; the Journal of Management in Engineering; the Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications, and Conflict and others. He was awarded a competitive summer research grant from the Provost’s office at Southeast Missouri State and he received a distinguished research award from the Allied Academies.

He is a member of the Academy of Management and received an Outstanding Reviewer Award from the OB Division of the Academy of Management and served on the OB Division’s Best Competitive Paper Award committee. He also is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. He is an active member of the Cape Area Personnel Association and serves as the Chair of the Scholarship Committee.

Dr. Dickson received the Outstanding MBA Teaching Award, the Donald L. Harrison College of Business Students’ Choice Award for Excellence in Teaching two times, and was a Copper Dome Faculty Fellow in Teaching for the Donald L. Harrison College of Business. He is co-advisor for HR Redhawks, the local student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. Dr. Dickson has traveled with students to Great Britain, Belgium, France, and Washington D.C. He also taught in Ribe, Denmark and Belo Horizonte, Brazil for brief trips as a visiting professor.

Dr. Dickson served as Director of the Jane Stephens Honors Program, Chair of the Faculty Senate, and chaired the Academic Affairs and Compensation Committees of the Faculty Senate.


Dempster Hall 225
Department of Management & Marketing
One University Plaza, MS 5875
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701