Peter is Associate Professor in the Practice of Organization and Management at the Roberto C. Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta. In this role, Peter teaches courses in Leadership, Organizational Behavior, and Ethics across the School’s MBA programs, including the fulltime, Evening, and Executive MBA formats. Peter also has joint appointments as Associate Professor in Emory’s School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and in the Law School as an Adjunct Professor. In the past, Peter has held several other visiting faculty appointments, including as a Visiting Professor at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM), Mexico’s leading business school; as a Visiting Professor at EM Lyon, one of France’s major business schools, and as an Associated Faculty Member with the Nonprofit Studies Program in the Andrew Young School of Policy and International Studies at Georgia State University.
Areas of Expertise (6)
Innovation & Creativity
Human Resources Management
Teamwork & Collaboration
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: PhD, Education 1989
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: MEd, Educational Psychology 1977
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: BA, Psychology 1976
Media Appearances (4)
Atlanta reacts to retirement of Equifax CEO
“You can build trust over years and lose it very fast when it kind of falls out of your grasp and how you recover from that says a lot to the public.”
Transforming VA presents huge challenge, leadership test for new Secretary Robert McDonald, management experts say
Professor Topping is quoted in this article for AJC.com
Why Emory sends its MBAs to a U.S. Army base for training
Professor Topping is featured in this article for Fortune.
Crisis management 101: What can BP CEO Hayward's mistakes teach us?
Professor Topping is quoted in this article for CNN.