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Ishva Minefee

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Management

Office: 3136 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-7260


Ishva Minefee primarily examines how firms deal with historical and modern sources of controversy in domestic and international contexts. His current projects focus on firms' responses to activists' pressures to divest from conflict zones. He is also interested in examining organizations' business-related educational initiatives for the advancement of underrepresented minorities. 

Ishva teaches Strategic Management (MGMT 478) in the undergraduate business program.

Academic History

  • PhD, Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
  • BA, Global Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011


  • Social Movement Activism
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Organizational Rhetoric
  • Impression Management

Selected Publications

  • Minefee, I., Rabelo, V., Stewart, O., and Jones-Young, N. (2018) "Repairing Leaks in the Pipeline: A Social Closure Perspective on Underrepresented Racial/Ethnic Minority Recruitment and Retention in Business Schools ", Academy of Management Learning & Education, 17 (1):79-95. Link to Paper
  • Minefee, I., Neuman, E., Isserman, N., and Leblebici, H. (2015) "Corporate Foundations and their Governance: Unexplored Territory in the Corporate Social Responsibility Agenda", Annals in Social Responsibility, 1 (1):57-75. Link to Paper