Cynthia E. Devers

Associate Department Head
Lawrence E. Fouraker Professor in Business
Department of Management


Cynthia E. Devers is the Associate Department Head and Lawrence E. Fouraker Professor in Business in the Department of Management at Mays Business School, Texas A&M University. She is also an International Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation. In her research, she draws on behavioral decision and social psychological perspectives to examine the roles formal and informal governance mechanisms and social evaluations play in individual, group, and organizational behavior and outcomes. Her work has been published in strategy and management journals, including Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management and other outlets. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

Research Interests

Corporate governance, executive compensation, M&A, social evaluations, corporate reputation