David  Long

Associate Professor

Area: Organizational Behavior
Phone: (757) 221-2845
Email: [[m|david.long]]
Office: Miller 3074
CV: {{http://mason.wm.edu/faculty/documents/long_2017su_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 approaches to impression management, including how employees use impression management to build their reputations, and how supervisors (and coworkers) react to these employees and their strategies. His work has appeared in several journals and books, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and The Nature of Leadership

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