Teresa Rothausen-Vange

Professor, Management

Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall 443K
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Ph.D., Industrial Relations, University of Minnesota
B.A., Economics, St. Olaf College

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Teresa J. Rothausen joined St. Thomas in 1998, was named Susan E. Heckler Endowed Chair in Business Administration in 2011 and in 2012 was awarded John Ireland Scholar status, which recognizes outstanding achievement as a teacher-scholar. Her primary teaching responsibilities are in the Full-time UST MBA core, where she teaches the Leader Development Lab and Management of Organizational Behavior.

Rothausen is founder of the UST Leadership, Work and Well-being Project, which is collaborative with UST MBA students and the business community, and involves several ongoing research projects. One of her articles was nominated for the Rosabeth Moss Kanter International Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research given by Purdue University and Boston College, and another for best article of 2009 by Family Business Review. She also writes book chapters and guest columns for newspapers and practitioner journals.

Her professional activities focus on leader development, leadership, employee well-being and job satisfaction, retention and performance, human resource management, diversity, cross-cultural, work-life/family, and career management . She works with business and nonprofit organizations, including most recently projects for 3M, Ameriprise and Architectural Alliance, and leader development work with leaders from Allina, Thomson Reuters, UnitedHealth Group and US Bank. She is involved in leadership and service in the UST MBA and leadership curriculum and faculty hiring, mentoring, tenure and promotion. She served on the executive board of the Gender and Diversity in Organizations division and currently is a member of the executive board of the Organizational Behavior division of the Academy of Management.

Rothausen served as founding director of the Full-time UST MBA program, which began in 2003. Before joining St. Thomas, she was an assistant professor of management at Texas A&M University and worked at Arthur Andersen & Co.

Rothausen holds a Ph.D. in human resources and industrial relations with specialties in staffing, training, and development and organizational behavior/organization theory from the University of Minnesota, a B.A. in economics from St. Olaf College, and a C.P.A.

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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2007 - present)
  • Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2001 - 2007)
  • Inaugural Director, full-time UST MBA program, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2003 - 2005)
  • Visiting Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (2001 - 2002)
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (1998 - 2001)
  • Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University - Mays Business School, College Station (1994 - 1998)
  • Self-Employed, Small Business Consultant, (1991 - 1992)
  • Assistant to Finance Manager, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis (1989 - 1989)
  • Assistant to Finance Director, City of Northfield, Northfield (1989 - 1989)
  • Senior Auditor, Auditor, and Tax Intern, Arthur Andersen & Company, Minneapolis (1986 - 1988)

Professional Memberships
  • AACSB - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Sloan Work-Family Researcher Network
  • Academy of Management

Professional Service
  • Academy of Management Learning and Education, Reviewer
  • Center for Emerging Leadership,
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior, Reviewer
  • Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Reviewer
  • Academy of Management,
  • Academy of Management, Reviewer
  • Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, Reviewer
  • Human Relations, Reviewer

  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J. (2011). Unpacking work-family: Core overarching but under-identified issues. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspective on Science and Practice, (4), pp. 379-384
  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J. (2009). Management work-family research & work-family fit: Implications for building family capital. Family Business Review, (22), pp. 220-234
  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J., Gonzalez, J. A., & Griffin, A. E. (2008). Are all the parts there everywhere? Facet job satisfaction in the United States and the Philippines. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, (26), pp. 681-700
  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J. (2007). Making the impact of gender on business leadership visible: A tool for use in organizations and education. Leadership Review, (7), pp. 93-100
  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J., Marler, J. H., & Wright, P. M. (2005). Research productivity, gender, family, and tenure in organization science careers. A Journal of Research, (53), pp. 727-738
  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J. (2004). Gender: Work-family ideologies and roles. Organization Management Journal, (1), pp. 55-60
  • Power, S. J., & Rothausen-Vange, T. J. (2003). The work-oriented midcareer development model: An extension of super's maintenance stage. The Counseling Psychologist, (31)(2), pp. 157-197

Books and Chapters
  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J. (forthcoming). Oxford Handbook of Work and Family. In T. Allen and L. Eby (Ed.), Organizational dependent care support. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press
  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J., & Bazarko, D. M. (forthcoming). Integrating Gender Equality into Management Education in the UN PRME book series Gender Equality as a Challenge for Business and Management Education Book I. In P.M Flynn, K. Haynes, & M. Kilgour (Ed.), Business education for nurse leaders: A case study of leadership development in a highly gendered industry. UN PRME
  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J., & Christenson, S. M. (2013). Wiley Encyclopedia of Management - Business Ethics. In C. Cooper (Ed.), Leadership. London: Wiley Blackwell
  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J., & Sorenson, R. (2011). Social Capital in Family Business. In Sorenson, R.L. (Ed.), Leveraging family member capacity in family businesses. Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Rothausen-Vange, T. J., & Ekelund, B. Z. (2008). Diversity Icebreaker (DI) How to Manage Diversity Processes. In Ekelund, B.Z. and E. Langvik (Ed.), Comparison of two psychological type measures for use in management education settings (pp. 63-77). AS: Oslo: Human Factors Publishing

Research Interests
  • Business Education
  • Careers
  • Employment
  • Gender and Diversity Issues
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership

Awards and Honors
  • Faculty Leadership Program, University of St. Thomas, 2007
  • Alia Award - UST Committee on Women, 2005