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Brent S. Opall, Ph.D. (he/him/his)

Brent Opall
  • Academic Program Director
  • Associate Professor
  • Management and Leadership Programs
  • College of Business

Teaching Interests

Strategic Management

Research and Creative Activities

Corporate Social Responsibility
Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate Strategy
Diversity & Inclusion
Management Education


Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Organizational Leadership and Policy Development
M.A. Bowling Green State University
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Superior

Honors and Recognitions

Chuck Tomkovick Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Management + Marketing in 2020
MBA Outstanding Faculty Award - Mods, UW MBA Consortium in 2019
Outstanding Reviewer - Eastern Academy of Management (awarded twice; 2019 & 2020)
Junior Faculty Scholarship - Midwest Academy of Management
Wisconsin Teaching Fellow - University of Wisconsin
Transformation Award - Carlson School of Management
Academic Excellence Award - Carlson School of Management

Professional Memberships

Strategic Management Society (SMS)
Academy of Management (AOM)
Midwest Academy of Management (MAM)