Michael Withers

Associate Professor
Gina and Anthony Bahr (’91) Professor in Business
Presidential Impact Fellow
Chancellor EDGES Fellow


Michael Withers is an associate professor of management and the Gina and Anthony Bahr (’91) Professor in Business in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. in strategic management from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. His research interests include corporate governance, director selection and mobility, and the management of resource dependencies through the board of directors. His research has been published or is forthcoming in several journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, and Academy of Management Perspectives.

Research Interests

The management of resource dependencies, corporate governance, and director selection and mobility