Dr. Gery Markova
Associate Professor of Management 

Dr. Gery Markova is an associate professor in the Management Department of Barton School of Business. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida in 2006. Her research interests include professional development, human resource practices, employee well-being, and diversity.

Dr. Markova’s research appeared in journals such as Journal of Social Psychology, Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Managerial Issues, and International Journal of Productivity & Performance Management. Her work on professional associations has earned the 2014 Outstanding Academic Publication from the Institute for Nonprofits and American Society of Association Executives. This stream of research is carried on with a current grant from the American Society of Association Executives.

Dr. Markova has taught undergraduate, graduate, and executive courses in Human Resource Management during her 10 year tenure at Wichita State. Dr. Markova has been actively involved in faculty development initiatives. In her role as a Faculty Development Fellow, she collaborates with units across campus to provide support and professional development for faculty. Dr. Markova serves on the President’s Diversity Council and co-chairs the Online Learning Faculty Fellows.

Before academia, Gery has managed venture-funded software development company and consulted for small businesses.