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Clark Johnson, PhD

Clark Johnson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Marketing
Graziadio Business School

Biography

Dr. Clark Johnson’s current research interests are at the intersection of consumer and organizational behavior. He enjoys pursuing problem-focused research and studying issues that he has experienced first-hand. He is currently studying topics such as the impact of artificial intelligence on business research, digital marketing, intercultural negotiation and sales, cross-cultural advertising, and the nature of employee commitment, engagement, and job embeddedness. His research has been published in leading journals, such as Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Journal of Product and Brand Management, Nonprofit Management & Leadership, and Journal of Food Products Marketing.

Dr. Johnson has served as an adjunct or visiting professor at Saint Louis University, Hannibal-LaGrange University, and Jefferson College. He earned his PhD in marketing and international business from Saint Louis University in 2020. Prior to pursuing his PhD, he worked for Fortune 500 companies, including BNY Mellon, State Street Bank, Citigroup, and Fireman’s Fund. He also holds a MA in Economics and Finance from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, an MBA from the University of Central Missouri, and a BA from Hannibal-LaGrange University, where he competed on the baseball team. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, golfing, and watching live sports.

Education

  • PhD, Saint Louis University
  • MA, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
  • MBA, University of Central Missouri
  • BA, Hannibal-LaGrange University

  • Johnson, C.D., Bauer, B.C., & Niederman, F. (Forthcoming). The automation of management and business science. Academy of Management Perspectives.
  • Johnson, C.D., Kuang, Y., & Jankuhn, N. (2020). You’re not a teetotaler, are you? A framework of nonalcoholic wine consumption motives and outcomes. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 26(5). p. 372-383.
  • Johnson, C.D., Bauer B.C., & Singh, N. (2020). Exploring flow in the mobile interface context. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 53.
  • Hartwell, C.J., Johnson, C.D., Posthuma, R.A. (2019). Are we asking the right questions? Comparing validity of four structured interview question types. Journal of Business Research, 100. p. 122-129.
  • Johnson, C.D., Bauer, B.C., Ascencio, C.A, Kuang, Y. (2019). Priming from the pulpit: Extending regulatory focus theory to church services. Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 29. p. 437-447.
  • Bauer, B.C., Johnson, C.D., & Singh, N. (2018). Place-brand stereotypes: Does stereotype-consistent messaging matter? Journal of Product & Brand Management, 27(7). p. 754-767.
  • William J. Ziegler Best Ph.D. Student Paper, Academy of International Business – U.S. Southeast Chapter 2018 Annual Conference
  • Janet A. Henquinet Student Scholarship Award, 2018 Midwest Academy of Management
  • Best Student Reviewer, Academy of International Business – U.S. Southeast Chapter 2016 Annual Conference
  • Best Student Paper, Academy of International Business – U.S. Midwest Chapter 2016 Annual Conference
  • Davis, J., Duban, J., Elkins, W., Hughes, B., & Johnson, C.D. (October 2019). Construal levels and innovation in diverse work teams: The moderating effect of cultural intelligence. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business – U.S. Southeast Chapter, San Antonio, TX.
  • Johnson, C.D., & Bauer, B.C. (May 2019). I thought my idea to use your idea was a great idea: Inadvertent plagiarism as ‘innovation’. Paper presented at the 47th annual conference of the Academy of Marketing Science, Vancouver, BC.
  • Bauer, B.C., & Johnson, C.D. (May 2019). Amiable or able? Matching ad messaging to endorser stereotypes. Paper presented at the 47th annual conference of the Academy of Marketing Science, Vancouver, BC.
  • Brunts, E., Delkamiller, M., Kazmi, A., Kobasa, T., Nixon, M., Parmley, L., Shah, S., Wisbey, S., Yao, X., & Johnson, C.D. (March 2019). Implementation of self-management principles to international business education: A case study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business – U.S. Midwest Chapter, Chicago, IL.
  • Johnson, C.D., & Bauer, B.C. (November 2018). Cultural intelligence and interpersonal regulatory fit in intercultural negotiations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business – U.S. Southeast Chapter, Nashville, TN.
  • Johnson, C.D., Bauer, B.C., Kelting, K., Jankuhn, N., Sim, W., & Sattari, K. (November 2018). Are addresses affecting attitudes? The moderating role of consumer nationality. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business – U.S. Southeast Chapter, Nashville, TN.
  • Johnson, C.D., Bauer, B.C., & Niederman, F. (October 2018). The automation of social science. Paper presented at the 60th annual meeting of the Midwest Academy of Management, Saint Louis, MO.
  • Bauer B.C., & Johnson, C.D. (August 2018). Brand communities and competing construals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Marketing Association, Boston, MA.
  • Johnson, C.D., Bauer B.C., & Singh, N. (August 2018). Exploring flow in the mobile interface context. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Marketing Association, Boston, MA.
  • Bauer, B.C., Johnson, C.D. (June 2018). Global rivals partnering in joint advertising… What's the motive? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Johnson, C.D., Bauer, B.C., Carlson, B. (June 2018). Constituency building: Determining consumers' willingness to participate in corporate political activities. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Johnson, C.D., Bauer, B.C., Ascencio, C.A, Kuang, Y. (May 2018). Priming from the pulpit: Extending regulatory focus theory to faith-based services. Paper presented at the 46th annual conference of the Academy of Marketing Science, New Orleans, LA.
  • Johnson, C.D., & Bauer, B.C. (October 2017). The role of CQ in CSR localization and social performance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business – U.S. Southeast Chapter, Washington, D.C.
  • Johnson, C.D., Lorenz, M.P., & Ramsey, J.R. (August 2017). Feeling it vs faking it: Exploring the flow state in emotional labor. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Marketing Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Lorenz, M.P., Ramsey, J.R., Johnson, C.D., & Franke, G.R. (July 2017). Expatriates' cultural intelligence and ethical relativism: Effects on opportunism and customer relationship performance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business, Dubai, U.A.E.
  • Johnson, C.D. (November 2016). Cultural intelligence and the multinational's cross-border corporate political activities. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business – U.S. Southeast Chapter, Tampa, FL.
  • Maertz, C.P., Bauer, B.C., & Johnson, C.D. (October 2016). Psychological attachment and work performance unbundled: Clarifying two key nomological nets and their intersection. Paper presented at the 59th annual meeting of the Midwest Academy of Management, Fargo, ND.
  • Bauer, B.C., Johnson, C.D., & Singh, N. (August 2016). Cultural values in advertising: The importance of matching consumer perceptions. Paper presented at the AMA Summer Academic Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Johnson, C.D. (April 2016). Emerging market multinationals: A firm-level analysis using MD&A content analysis. Paper presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Academy of International Business – U.S. Midwest Chapter, Chicago, IL.
  • Bauer, B.C., Johnson, C.D., Roy, D., & Ramsey, J.R. (April 2016). Interpersonal perception, image management, and social acceptance: The moderating effect of cultural intelligence. Paper presented at the 30th annual meeting of the Academy of International Business – U.S. Midwest Chapter, Chicago, IL.

Topics

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Cross-cultural Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Sales and Negotiation

Courses

  • Fully Employed MBA and MSGB: Global Brand Management