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Graduate Programs

Merrimack College

Dean, Girard School of Business

Ph.D., Katz Graduate School of Business, U. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Major: Strategy, Business Environment, and Organizations Minor: Organizational Psychology Dissertation Title: Environmental attitudes and environmental management behavior: An application of the theory of planned behavior

MBA, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN Major: Management/Public Policy

BA, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Major: Psychology

O’Reilly 400
Phone: (978) 837-5401

Courses Taught Competiton, Innovation & Strategic Advantage


Recent Publications and Professional Experience

Refereed Journal Articles:

Cordano, M., Welcomer, S., Scherer, R., Pradenas, L., & Parada, V. forthcoming,

A cross-cultural assessment of three theories of pro-environmental behavior: A comparison between business students of Chile and the United States, Environment and Behavior.

Cordano, M., Welcomer, S., Scherer, R., Pradenas, L., & Parada, V., 2010. Understanding cultural differences in the antecedents of pro-environmental behavior: A comparative analysis of business students in the United States and Chile, Journal of Environmental Education, 41(4): 224-238.

Cordano, M., Marshall, R.S., & Silverman, M., 2010. How do small and medium enterprises go “green”: A study of the environmental management programs in the U. S. wine industry, Journal of Business Ethics, 92: 463-478.


Refereed Conference Presentations with Proceedings:

Fitzmaurice, J., Cordano, M., Martinson, T., and Wise, A.  Greens in the Vines: The Role of Consumers’ Environmental Concerns Regarding Inclination to Make Wine Purchase Decisions, proceedings only, International Association for Business& Society (IABS) 2012 Conference, Asheville, NC.

Cordano, M., Welcomer, S.A., & Griffiths, A., 2007. The benefits of structural equation modeling for developing and testing corporate social performance theory. In B. Wempe and J.M. Logsdon eds. Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society. 121-125.