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Ishva Minefee

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Management and Entrepreneurship

Office: 3117 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-7260


Ishva Minefee's research centers on firms' responses to domestic and international crises. Crises of interest include NGO activism related to firms' operations in conflict zones, anti-corporate activism related to health and obesity, and the disclosure of corporate ties to controversial political organizations. 

Ishva has taught Strategic Management and International Management 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


  • Conflict Zones
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social Movement Activism

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