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Jake Messersmith

Jake Messersmith

Title: Assistant Professor of Management

Department: Management

Address: Funger Hall, Suite 315E

Phone: (202) 994-1562


Degrees: PhD in Business Administration, University of Kansas, 2008.
BS in Business Administration, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2001.

Areas of Expertise: Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship

Messersmith’s research and teaching interests lie in the strategic management of human resources and the managerial policies and practices that build successful entrepreneurial companies. He was recognized as a Kauffman Dissertation Fellow for his research on new ventures. His work has been published in Human Resource Management and the “Best Paper Proceedings” of the Academy of Management. Prior to returning to complete his doctorate, Messersmith served as a consultant for Accenture.