University of California, Riverside

UCR Business

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Kathleen Montgomery

Professor of the Graduate Division, Emerita Professor of Organizations and Management

Curriculum Vitae , updated 04/2018


Kathleen Montgomery is Professor of the Graduate Division and Emerita Professor of Organizations and Management in the School of Business.  She held the Edward A. Dickson Emerita Professorship for the UCR campus in 2014. She has been a visiting scholar at Oxford University, Stanford, and UCLA, and is an Honorary Associate of Sydney Health Ethics at the University of Sydney.

Professor Montgomery is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, which selects Fellows based on the "excellence and impact of their work through the use of social science for public benefit."  She also is a recipient of the Myron D. Fottler Exceptional Service Award from the Academy of Management, in recognition of a career of contributions to the profession in research, professional leadership, and mentoring. 

Professor Montgomery received her Ph.D. in sociology from New York University, where she began her research on professional-organizational relationships. Her current research continues this stream, now focusing on issues of trust, integrity, and behavioral norms.

Recent Scholarship

  • Montgomery, K., & Lipworth, W., eds. 2018. Medical Professionals: Contending with Competing Roles and Responsibilities. New York: Routledge.
  • Ferlie, E., Montgomery, K. & Pedersen, A., eds. 2016.  Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Ferlie, E., Montgomery, K., & Pedersen, A.  2016.  "The State of Health Care Management Research: A Critical Overview."  In Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management, E. Ferlie, K. Montgomery, & A. Pedersen, eds.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-22.
  • Montgomery, K., Lipworth, W. & Fitzgerald, L.  2015.  “The Persistence of Professional Boundaries in Health Care: A Re-Examination Using a Theory of Foundational Values.”  In Managing Change: From Health Policy to Practice, S. Waldorff, L. Fitzgerald, E. Ferlie, & A. Pedersen, eds. UK: Palgrave-Macmillan Publishers, pp. 73-87.
  • Montgomery, K.  2014.  “How Institutional Contexts Shape Professional Responsibility.”  In Professional Responsibility: The Fundamental Issue in Education and Health Care Reform, D. Mitchell & R. Ream, eds.   New York:  Springer International, pp. 75-88. 
  • Montgomery, K. & Lipworth, W.  2014.  “Using the Survival/Security/Flourishing Model to Explain the Emergence and Shape of the Medical Profession.”  In Debates in Values-based Practice, M. Loughlin, ed.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 198-208.
  • Keating, M. McDermott, A., & Montgomery, K., eds.  2013.   Patient-Centered Health Care: Achieving Co-ordination, Communication, and Innovation.  UK: Palgrave-Macmillan Publishers. 
  • Montgomery, K.  2013.  “Developments in Conceptions of Patient-Centered Care: Implementation Challenges in the Context of High-Risk Therapy.”  In Patient-Centered Health Care: Achieving Co-ordination, Communication, and Innovation, M. Keating, A. McDermott, & K. Montgomery, eds.  UK: Palgrave-Macmillan Publishers, pp. 13-24.
  • Leahey, E. & Montgomery, K.  2011. “The Meaning of Regulation in a Changing Academic Profession.”  In The American Academic Profession:  Changing Forms and Functions, J. Hermanowicz, ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 295-311.


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