Dr. Karen Denise Maxwell Dr. Karen Denise Maxwell Chairperson, Associate Professor, Management Location:Ethel Buckman Hall110 Phone:757-727-5760 Expertise:Management Information Systems, Data Analysis, Technology & Process Improvement, Technology & Chronic Disease Prevention, Health & Wellness

I. Current Rank

Associate Professor

II. Department


III. Education

Doctoral Degree:

Doctor of Philosophy, 2015, Health Services, Walden University

Dissertation Title: “Technology as a Health Intervention and the Self-Efficacy of Men”

Masters Degree:

Master of Business Administration, Concentration Marketing, Long Island University

Baccalaureate Degree:

Bachelor of Science, Marketing, Rutgers University

IV. Courses Taught

MGT 300 Business Research

MGT 323 Management Information Systems

MGT 416 Technology & Innovation

MGT 444 Special Topics in Business

MGT 400 Organizational Behavior

V. Intellectual Contributions


Maxwell, K. (2018) The Role of Self-Efficacy and Technology Upon the Participation of Men in Healthy  Lifestyle Behavior. George Mason Entrepreneurship Research Conference - Abstract Presentation Washington D.C

Maxwell, K. (2018) The Role of Self-Efficacy and Technology Upon the Participation of Men in Healthy  Lifestyle Behavior. Washington Business Research Forum (Howard University) - Abstract Presentation Washington D.C.

Maxwell, K. (2015) Technology as a Health a Health Intervention and the Self-Efficacy of Men. Research Symposium Walden University – Research Poster Presentation, National Harbor, Maryland


Maxwell, K. D., & Gerrior, S. (2017) Can the use of Internet applications increase the participation of men in healthy lifestyle behavior? Archives of Business Research. doi:10.14738/abr.512.3940

Maxwell, K. D. (2015) Technology as a health intervention and the self-efficacy of men. ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing.

Simon, D., Jackson, K., & Maxwell, K. D. (2013). Traditional versus online instruction: Faculty resources impact strategies for course delivery. Business Education & Accreditation, 5, 107-116.

VI. Non-Academic Experience

AT&T, Norfolk, VA [2000 – 2009] Sales Director Norfolk, VA          Supervised a team of Client Business Managers and Sales Executives to manage a $36,000,000 client base consisting of complex IT services. Maintained CXO relationships, participated in contract negotiations. Supervised the RFP process. Exceeded revenue growth objectives.

AT&T, Norfolk, VA [1997 – 2000] Data Network Account Manager Virginia Beach, VA          Designed network data transport applications. Coordinated and completed RFPs. Exceeded monthly new sale and revenue growth objectives.

Sprint, Paramus, NJ & Virginia Beach, VA [1990-1997] Technical Consultant          Designed and implemented data transport networks such as the National Security Emergency Preparedness Program.

Port Authority of NY & NJ, New York, NY [1986 – 1988] Telecommunications Analyst           Management of the World Trade Center and JFK voice and data telecommunication services. 

Verizon, Princeton, NJ [1984 - 1986] Account Manager          Performance of needs assessments. Developed and presented RFPs. Exceeded monthly sales objectives.

VII. Service

            Co-Chair SALT (Strategic Administrative Leadership Training) Planning Committee 

            Chairperson of Committee on Committee 2017-2019

            Committee on Committees member 2016-2017

            Improve Coordinator of University Student Assessment 2017-Present

            Improve Student Assessment Facilitators committee member 2013-Present

            Improve Dean’s Representative 2016-Present

            Spring Educational Staff Institute Session Presenter 2017

            Chairperson of the School of Business Search Committee 2018-Present

            School of Business Strategic Planning Committee member 2017-Present

            Strategic Administrative Leadership Training (SALT) Planning Committee member 2018, 2019

            Honors College Senior Capstone Committee member 2016 & 2018

            Hampton University Annual Planning Committee member 2016-2017

            Board Relationships Committee member 2013-2016

            APHA (American Public Health) Abstract Reviewer  

            Judge for the 26th Annual Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair

            National Sales Network (NSN) Student Conference Panel Moderator     

            VSTE (Virginia Society for Technology in Education)   

VIII. Commendation

            Edward L. Hamm Distinguished Teaching Award 2019

            Hampton University Academic Excellent Award 2018

            AT&T Gold Club Outstanding Performance 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 1999 & 1998

            AT&T Achievers Club Achievement over 100% of Objective 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003,