Lee Warren Brown, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management

Business & Economics

Lee Warren Brown, Ph.D.




The teaching interests of Lee Warren Brown, PhD, focus primarily on firm strategy. His classes discuss how firm decision makers navigate the market through analysis of both the internal and external environment, formulating strategies and finally implementing strategies. His research examines nonmarket strategies of firms. Dr. Brown studies firm interactions with government and the firm performance implications of those actions. His current projects explore firm lobbying behaviors, foreign firm’s cross-border lobbying behaviors in the US and CEO political activism. In addition, his secondary research stream focuses on CEO ethical leadership in organizations. In his spare time, he spends time with his family and enjoys reading, traveling or playing basketball and tennis.


Ph.D., Business Administration- Management, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2014
M.B.A., Business Administration, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, 2010
B.B.A., Management, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, 2006

Research Interests

Corporate Political Activity; Foreign Lobbying; CEO Political Activism; Lobbying Effectiveness; Ethical Leadership

Latest Articles

Corporate Political Activity and Free Riding Under Market Uncertainty: An Investigation Of Tarp Funding. Business and Society Review
Business and Society Review (2019)
Lee Warren Brown, John Deleon, Abdul A Rasheed

Theology and Corporate Environmental Responsibility: A Biblical Literalism Approach to Creation Care
Journal of Biblical Integration in Business (2018)
Mark Benjamin Spence, Lee Warren Brown

Predictors of Foreign Corporate Political Activities in United States Politics
Global Strategy Journal (2018)
Lee Warren Brown, Mahmut Yasar, Abdul A Rasheed

Ethical Leadership Perceptions: Does It Matter If You're Black or White?
Journal of Business Ethics (2018)
Dennis J Marquardt, Lee Warren Brown, Wendy J Casper


A Person's Character is the Form Foundation
in Advances in Authentic and Ethical Leadership | Information Age Publishing (2014)
Lee Warren Brown, Victor Isaias Gonzalez Hernandez, James Campbell Quick, Cary Cooper