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Kline Harrison is the Associate Provost for Global Affairs at Wake Forest University. Prior to assuming his current role, he was an Associate Dean in the Calloway School of Business and Accountancy at the University. He joined the faculty in 1990 after having received his undergraduate degree in Organizational Management from the University of Virginia in 1980 and his doctorate from the University in Maryland in Organizational Behavior in 1987. His dissertation examined the comparative effects of training methods in preparing managers for cross-cultural assignments. His research has focused on various aspects of international organizational and human resource management with a recent emphasis on the impact of personality variables on students' study abroad experiences.

  • Ph D, University of maryland (Organizational Behavior) - 1987
  • BS, University of Virginia (Management) - 1980

Research Interests

  • Cross-cultural attitudes and adjustment among expartriate employees and students

Teaching Interests

  • Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • Global Trade and Commerce
  • Study Abroad

  • Harrison, J. K. , &  Clough, M. W. (Forthcoming). Characteristics of "State of the Art" Leaders: Productive Narcissism versus Emotional Intelligence and Level 5 Capabilities. Social Science Journal.
  • Harrison, K. , &  Brower, H. (Forthcoming). The Impact of Cultural Intelligence and Psychological Hardiness . Frontiers: The International Journal of Study Abroad.
  • Harrison, K. , &  Brower, H. (2010). The impact of cultural intelligence and psychological hardiness on adjustment and homesickness among study abroad students. International Journal of Arts and Sciences, 3 (17), 11-18.
  • Harrison, K. , &  Voelker, E. (2008). Two Personality Variables and the Cross-cultural Adjustment of Study Abroad Students. Frontiers: The International Journal of Study Abroad, XVII (Fall 2008), 69-87.
  • Harrison, J. K. (2006). The Relationship between International Study Tour Effects and the Personality Variables of Self-Monitoring and Core Self-Evaluations. Frontiers: The International Journal of Study Abroad, XIII (Fall 2006), 1-22.
  • Marcum, B. ,  Bridges, S. , &  Harrison, K. (2003). The Relation Between Employee Perceptions of Stakeholder Balance and Corporate Financial Performance. SAM Advanced Management Journal, 22, 55-75.

  • 2008 - Mark Reece Faculty Advisor Award, Interfraternity Council
  • 2005 - Kemper Professor of Business, James S. Kemper Foundation
  • 2002 - Calloway School Alumni Teaching Award, Wake Forest University
  • 1997 - Omicron Delta Kappa Award, Wake Forest Universtiy