Benjamin Campbell

Associate Professor of Management and Human Resources

Benjamin Campbell

Fisher College of Business
Phone: (614) 292-1747
Topics: jobs, labor market, economy

Benjamin Campbell is an Associate Professor of Management and Human Resources at the Max M. Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University. He received a PhD in economics from UC-Berkeley and has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the Ohio State University.

Dr. Campbell teaches the core Organizations, Markets, and Management course in the MBA program. For this course, he has been named the “Outstanding Full-Time MBA Core Professor” in 2010, 2012, and 2013 and the “Outstanding Working Professional MBA Core Professor” in 2011 and 2014. He was the recipient of the 2011Pace Setters Westerbeck Graduate Teaching Award and was nominated for the 2013 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Dr. Campbell’s research explores the boundary conditions of mechanisms that limit the mobility of human capital to established and entrepreneurial firms and thus adds to the understanding of the role of human capital in creating and sustaining competitive advantage in dynamic environments. His research has appeared in outlets including Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Industrial Relations, and Industrial and Labor Relations Review. His research has been named the runner-up for the 2014 INFORMS-Industry Studies Association Best Paper Prize and the runner-up for the 2009 Best Conference Paper at the Strategic Management Society.

He has served the community of scholars as the elected representative-at-large for the Strategic Management Society’s Strategic Human Capital Interest group, as a member of the Research Committee of the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management, and as a member of the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Strategic Organizations. He has also co-organized multiple conferences on Human Capital, including the Strategic Human Capital Interest Group’s mini-conference on the Value Proposition of Human Capital. 

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