Margaret Hughes-Morgan

Margaret Hughes-Morgan
Margaret Hughes-Morgan Marquette University

214 David Straz Hall

Milwaukee WI United States of America (414) 288-2007
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor of Management

Dr. Hughes-Morgan received her Ph.D. at the University of Kentucky, her M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and her B.A. from Duke University. Her research and teaching interests lie mainly in the areas of dynamic competitive interaction, investor psychology, and the structure of inter-organizational networks. She has several years of work experience on Wall Street. Her most recent position was a Director for the United Bank of Switzerland where she specialized in analysis of biotechnology and pharmaceutical stocks. She is on the Board of Directors of MPR Research Corporation, a contract research organization in Detroit, Michigan.


  • University of Kentucky Ph.D. – Strategic Management (2008)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Sloan School of Management M.S. – Management (1991)
  • Duke University B.A. – Economics (1987)

Research Interests

Competitive Dynamics, Investor Cognition, Decision-making

Selected publications

Hughes-Morgan, M. & Ferrier, W. 2016. How “Short-Interest Pressure” Influences Competitive Behavior. British Journal of Management – In Press

Uhlenbruck, K., Hughes-Morgan, M., Hitt, M., Ferrier, W., & Brymer, R. 2015. Response to Mergers and Acquisitions: A Competitive Dynamics Perspective.
Strategic Organization – In Press

Hughes-Morgan, M & Yao, B. 2015. Social Capital and Value Appropriation: A Study of Technology Alliances in the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Long Range Planning – In Press

Hughes-Morgan, M. & Ferrier, W. 2014. Competitive Action Repertoires and Stock Risk. Journal of Managerial Issues 26: (1): 55-69.