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Dr. Terry Leap


610 Stokely Management Center
Phone (865) 974-3575
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Terry Leap is the Lawson Professor of Business Administration in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Dr. Leap received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Iowa. He also holds Master of Public Health and B.S. in Business Administration degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

His research interests are in the areas of white-collar crime and deviant behavior in organizations. Dr. Leap is the author of Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine: Health Care Fraud and What to do About It (Cornell University Press, 2011), which won an American Medical Writers Association 2012 book award. He is also the author of Dishonest Dollars: The Dynamics of White-Collar Crime (Cornell University Press, 2007), Tenure, Discrimination, and the Courts 2nd ed. (Cornell University Press, 1995), Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations, 2nd ed. (Prentice-Hall, 1995) and co-author (with Michael Crino), of Personnel/Human Resource Management, 2nd ed. (Macmillan, 1993).

Dr. Leap has published articles in the Academy of Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Journal of Management, Industrial Relations, Human Relations, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, and others.

Prior to joining the Department of Management faculty at UT, Dr. Leap taught for over 27 years at Clemson University, and he served as chair of the Department of Management there from 1999-2006. He has also taught at the Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge campus) and the University of Iowa. Dr. Leap lectures annually at RWTH Aachen University in Germany. He currently teaches graduate courses in human resource management, employment law and labor relations, ethics, and white-collar crime at UT.

Dr. Leap served as an officer (Captain) in the U.S. Air Force Medical Service Corps. He has also worked as a commercial pilot and is an FAA-certificated flight instructor.

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