Dr. Janet P. Near joins CBA after a distinguished career at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, where she was professor emeritus, Dale M. Coleman Chair of Management and professor in management. She earned her Ph.D. in sociology from the State University of New York, Buffalo in 1977, where she also earned a master of arts in sociology. Her research interests include antecedents and consequences of life satisfaction and job satisfaction, and antecedents and consequences of organizational dissent (e.g., whistleblowing).
Her recent publications include “Predicting Employee Reactions to Perceived Organizational Wrongdoing: Demoralization, Justice, Proactive Personality, and Whistleblowing” in Human Relations. She has co-written three books: The Reporting of Sensitive Issues: The Internal Auditor’s Ultimate Responsibility (1988), Blowing the Whistle: The Organizational and Legal Implications for Companies and Their Employees (1992), and Whistle-blowing in Organizations (2008); authored or co-authored more than 70 refereed journal articles; and earned multiple honors and awards in research, teaching and service, including a fellowship with the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Academic Leadership Fellows Program in 1991-92.