Dr. Elizabeth Chapman

Associate Professor of Management and Co-Director of Mercer University’s Center for Leadership and Ethics


  • PhD, Managerial Sciences – Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, 2013
  • MBA, Human Resource Management, Georgia State University, 2002
  • BBA, Management, University of West Georgia, 2000

Honored to be considered an expert on negotiation, change management, and ethical leadership, Dr. Elizabeth Chapman teaches, consults, and researches on the human capital side of business.

Dr. Chapman teaches courses in Ethical Leadership, Negotiation, Managing Human Capital, Organizational Behavior, and Management. She is also the co-director of Mercer University’s Center for Leadership and Ethics.

Throughout her years in the business world, Dr. Chapman has taken a professional interest in SHRM, Academy of Management, Southern Management Association, and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. During her free time, she likes to participate in fitness training and spending time at the lake with her family.

Recent Publications

  • Miles, E.W., Schatten, J., Chapman, E., Leheta, D., Knight, M. (in press). “The Gender Paradox in Negotiations,” Journal of Business and Educational Leadership.
  • Miles, E.W., Schatten, J., & Chapman, E. (2020). “How face threat sensitivity affects proactive negotiation behavior.” Organizational Management Journal, 17 (1), 2-14.
  • Maurer, T.J. & Chapman, E.F. (2018). “Relationship of proactive personality with life satisfaction during late career and early retirement.” Journal of Career Development, 45(4), 345-360. First published online March 10, 2017.
  • Chapman, E.F., Sisk, F.A., Schatten, J., & Miles, E.W. (2018). “Human resource development and human resource management levers for sustained competitive advantage: combining isomorphism and differentiation.” Journal of Management & Organization, 24(4), 533-550. First published online October 3, 2016.

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3001 Mercer University Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30341
Business & Education Academic Building, Room 210