Chris P. Long is the Paul Naughton Associate Professor of Management at the Peter J. Tobin College of Business, St. John’s University in New York City.   He examines how leaders direct performance in traditional organizations and new organizational forms.  His primary research describes how leaders systematically integrate their efforts to apply controls with the efforts they take to demonstrate their trustworthiness and promote fairness as well as the performance and relational outcomes these combinations of activities produce.

He holds a PhD in Management from Duke University and a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He has previously held academic positions at Georgetown University, Washington University in St. Louis, and Duke University.  In 2022, he was selected by Poets & Quants as one of the Top 50 Undergraduate Business School Professors in the United States.  He has also served for over twenty years as an Officer in the United States Army Reserve working on operational and research initiatives critical to national defense.