David Long

David Long

Associate Professor

Dean's Research Fellow: 2018-2022
Area: Management
Phone: 757-221-2845
Email: [[m|david.long]]
Office: Miller Hall 3074
CV: {{https://mason.wm.edu/faculty/documents/long_2024_cv.pdf, PDF}}


David M. Long received his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration. He holds a BS in business administration from Presbyterian College, and an MBA from the University of Florida.

David’s research examines various work-related topics including leader influence and reputation management. His work has appeared in several journals and books, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Psychology Review, Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, and The Nature of Leadership

David’s teaching and consulting focuses on introducing and demonstrating methods and strategies for improving one’s career and one’s organization. He has been recognized by Poets & Quants as one of the Top 40 undergraduate business professors. He is also the recipient of numerous undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching awards, including the Faculty Excellence Award, the Page Teaching Award, and the Alumni Fellowship Award.

Prior to earning his Ph.D., David served in the US Navy as a naval flight officer, and worked at The Home Depot in business development and store management. He currently serves in the US Navy Reserves, most recently as a mission commander and flight instructor.

Areas of Interest/Expertise
  • Impression Management
  • Influence Tactics
  • Organizational Justice
  • Leadership