Faculty Profile

Ajay Mehra Ph.D.

Chellgren Endowed Chair, Professor

Ajay is a professor in the Gatton College of Business and a board member of LINKS, a center for social network analysis (www.linkscenter.org). His research focuses on the role of psychology in the perception and construction of social networks in the workplace. Ajay has done consulting work with a range of business organizations, both here in the U.S. and overseas, to help them harness the power of social networks to enhance innovation and employee well-being. He has served on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, and the British Journal of Management. Ajay is a past recipient of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association's Great Teacher award.

Contact Information

Department: Management
Phone: (859) 257-8268
Email: ajay.mehra@uky.edu
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PHD, Pennsylvania State University, 1998
MBA, Temple University, 1992
BA, Mansfield University, 1989

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