Nicole Jackson

Assistant Professor in-Residence


Education/Professional Certification

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley.
M.S.  Boston College.
M.B.A. University of San Francisco.
B.A. History. University of California, Berkeley.

Areas of Expertise

Organizational & Leadership Ambidexterity
Organizational Change
Leadership Development
Strategic Human Resource Management
Policy and Program Evaluation


Nicole Jackson is an Assistant Professor (In-Residence) in the Department of Management. Her research examines the issue of organizational and leadership ambidexterity, the need to balance exploitation of competencies with the need for innovation, in for-profit and in public administrative settings. Her recent work examines this issue in the context of organizational change, leadership, and specific to the redesign of human resource management practices and as a form of individual and organizational learning. Her secondary line of work examines the implications of policy and program evaluation on the redesign of organizational practices.

Featured Awards

2016   International Academy of Management and Business, Best Paper Award
2016   Academy of Business Research, Best Presentation Award
2011   Southern Management Association, Best Doctoral Paper Award, Health Care/Hospitality/Public Administration
2010   American Educational Research Association, Educational Sociology Significant Travel Grant
2010   Academy of Management, Outstanding Reviewer Award (Organizational Behavior Division)
2009   Academy of Management, Outstanding Reviewer Award (Managerial Organizational Cognition Division)
2006   Eastern Academy of Management, Outstanding Reviewer Award (Organizational Behavior Division)
2005   European Applied Business Research Conference, Best Student Paper Award, Management Division

Nicole Jackson (Melissa Ferrigno/UConn School of Business)
Contact Information
Mailing AddressUnit 1041-041d