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Ishva Minefee

Title: Assistant Professor of Management
Department: Management

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


Ishva Minefee primarily studies organizations' use of textual and visual rhetoric to legitimize controversial actions and/or delegitimize other organizations. His current projects focus on organizational responses to the anti-soda campaign and firms' responses to stakeholders' pressures to divest from host countries with high levels of sociopolitical conflict. 

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


  • Organizational Rhetoric
  • Social Movement Activism
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

Selected Publications

  • Minefee, I., Rabelo, V., Stewart, O., and Jones-Young, N. "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, 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, 1:57-75.