Heather Vough

George Mason University Costello College of Business Faculty Heather Vough
Titles and Organizations

Associate Professor, Management
Additional Roles:
PhD in Business Program Director

Contact Information

Email: hvough@gmu.edu
Phone: (703) 993-1781
Office Location: 9900 Main Street Suite 253
Office Hours: By appointment


Heather C. Vough is an associate professor at George Mason University. She has previously held academic positions at the University of Cincinnati and McGill University. She received her PhD in Business Administration from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research is focused on identity construction and sensemaking in organizations, professions, and careers. Her research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Human Relations, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Management, and Organization Science among others. Her work has also been featured in the Harvard Business Review, the Washington Post, the Globe and Mail, the Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today, U.S. News and World Report, and the Huffington Post. She has served on the editorial board of five journals and is currently one of the qualitative Associate Editors at the Academy of Management Journal.

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