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Paul Carruth, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior

Division: Business Administration Division
Office: Center for Communication and Business (CCB) 314
Phone: (310) 506- 7704
E-mail: paul.carruth@pepperdine.edu

Paul Carruth received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University and was a visiting scholar at IAE Business School before coming to Pepperdine. His research explores how individuals, organizations, and regions navigate order and disruption.

Selected Works:
  • Carruth, P. Interpretations and Judgments through Contested Terrain: Cultural and Structural Dimensions of Meaning Making Following a Plant Closure. Organization.
  • "Collective Action Spillover and New Organizational Forms: Protest, Community Organizing, and the Worker-Recovered Business Movement", Carruth, P., SASE Annual Conference, Lyon, France, Presentations at academic conferences and seminars. (July 2, 2017).
  • "Collective Action Spillover and New Organizational Forms: Protest, Community Organizing, and the Worker-Recovered Business Movement", Carruth, P., SASE Early Career Workshop, Lyon, France. (June 30, 2017).
  • "Culture and Character: Identities and Meanings among Displaced Steelworkers", Carruth, P., AOM Annual Meetings, Anaheim, California. (July 2016).
  • "The Co-Evolution of Collective Action and Alternative Organizations," Carruth, P., Social Movements and The Economy Workshop, Evanston, Illinois. (October 30, 2015).
  • Carruth, P. Collective Action Spillover and Alternative Organizations: The Influence of Piquetero Protest Activity on Worker-Recuperated Businesses in Argentina, 1997-2007. Socio-Economic Review.