University of Southern California

Derek Harmon
Ph.D. Student in Management and Organization

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

BA, University of St. Thomas


Derek Harmon conducts research that lies at the intersection of communication, cognition, and institutions. He is interested in rhetorical theory, social judgments, and the micro-foundations of institutional theory and strategy. His work has been published in the Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.