Mark Somers is a Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior in the School of Management and is a member of the doctoral faculty of the Rutgers Business School. He came to academia after spending time in industry at IBM, DDB Worldwide, and Citibank where he worked in strategic marketing and management groups.Dr. Somers’ research is focused on employee socialization and its consequences including employee turnover, absenteeism, and job performance. More recent work is focused on nonlinear models in organizational research with an emphasis on advanced pattern recognition algorithms such as neural networks. He is also interested in cognitive mapping and its relationship to student learning in business schools.
• BS, Psychology,Tulane University• MBA, Industrial-Organizational Psychology,Baruch College• Ph.D.,Business & Organizational Behavior,City University of New York
Honors & Awards
University Teaching Excellence Award, Innovative Teaching, 2007