Dr. Darren Treadway is a visiting professor of business administration at Daemen College. Before coming to Daemen, he was on the faculty at the University of Mississippi and the University at Buffalo. He has also been a leadership development consultant with profit and non-profit organizations for more than two decades.
Treadway’s research interests include social influence processes in organizations, with particular reference to political skill, political will, leadership, and workplace bullying and abuse.
He has authored more than 50 articles published in scholarly journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Human Relations. He also co-authored the upcoming book, “Political Skill at Work,” which will be published later this year. His work has been highlighted in Time, Forbes, Business Week, and the BBC.
Treadway is chief specialty editor for Frontiers on Psychology – Organizational Psychology, and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Organizational Behavior and the Journal of Organizational and Leadership Studies. He also co-edited the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Frontier Series book, “Politics in Organizations: Theory and Research Considerations.”
He earned a doctorate from Florida State University, an MBA from Virginia Tech, and a bachelor’s degree from Concord College.
A native of Rochester, Treadway resides in Amherst with his two children and his beagador, Max. He spends his free time enjoying his children’s athletic pursuits and coaching youth travel baseball.