Ph.D., University of Minnesota, business administration
Devaki Rau earned her Ph.D. degree from the University of Minnesota in 2001. Her expertise and interests are in strategic decision-making, top management teams, behavioral strategy, risk and cognition. Prior to joining NIU, she worked in the Indian software industry. Her primary teaching responsibilities are in strategic management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Small Group Research, Group and Organization Management, and the Journal of Business Research among others. She also coauthored a text on strategy: Behavioral Strategic Management. She currently serves on the editorial boards of the Strategic Management Journal and as senior associate editor for Group and Organization Management.