Shuhua Sun

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Shuhua Sun

  • Associate Professor
  • Peter W. and Paul A. Callais Professorship in Entrepreneurship
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Professor Sun teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in Organizational Behavior and Managing People in Organizations. His research focuses on human motivation, creative and proactive behaviors, and mental health, with a particular emphasis on how leadership and organizational climate affect these outcomes. His research has been conducted among a diverse range of groups, including new labor market entrants, entrepreneurs, and organizational managers and employees. He has authored and co-authored more than twenty research papers and book chapters on these topics, and his research findings have been featured in the college textbook Organizational Behavior. Prior to joining Freeman School, Professor Sun taught graduate courses in Business Innovation and Sustainable Development and Managing Organizational Change at the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics in the Netherlands.


  • Organizational Behavior (Undergraduate)
  • Managing People in Organizations (Graduate)


Education & Affiliations

  • Ph.D. in Management, National University of Singapore
  • ¬†EditoriaL Board Membership
  • Journal of Business Venturing
  • Journal of Management
  • Honors and Awards
  • Peter W. and Paul A. Callais Professorship in Entrepreneurship (2023)
  • Top Papers Award in Stress and Health in 2022 (2023)
  • Irving H. LaValle Research Award (2021)
  • Lepage Faculty Fellow (2018 - present)
  • Irving H. LaValle Research Award (2018)
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