Dr. Lumina S. Albert

Associate Professor, Management, Academic Department
Inclusive Excellence Fellow and Daniels Ethics Fellow
Rockwell Hall, Rm. 215
(970) 491-1182
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Dr. Lumina Albert is an Associate Professor of Management and a Daniels Ethics Fellow in the College of Business at Colorado State University. Her research seeks to extend knowledge of social justice, ethical behavior, and interpersonal relationships in the business world. She has an MBA (with a dual specialization in Marketing and Human Resource Management) and a PhD in Business Management. In 2007, she received the AAUW International Postdoctoral Fellowship to continue her research at the Department of Psychology at Stanford University and at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. In 2012, she was honored with the ‘Best Teacher of CSU Award’, which is given to outstanding educators at CSU by the CSU Alumni Association and Student Alumni Connection. She also received the CSU Multicultural Distinguished Service Award and the Distinguished Service Award from the Office of International Programs at CSU for her outstanding service to the CSU community. Her research has been published in scholarly journals such as Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Ethics, Human Resource Management Review, Organizational Psychology Review and Group & Organizations Management. She has served as a consultant with organizations such as Procter & Gamble, International Justice Mission and Child Relief & You (CRY) on issues ranging from strategic public relations to organizing social marketing campaigns. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Rescue Freedom International, an international organization committed to empower the rescue and restoration of those in sexual slavery and to prevent exploitation. In her spare time, Dr. Albert enjoys cooking international cuisine for her friends and family, interior designing, and traveling around the world!

  • Byrne, Z. S., Albert, L. S., Manning, S., and Desir, R. 2016. "Relational models and engagement: An attachment theory perspective", Accepted for publication, Journal of Managerial Psychology.
  • Albert, L. S. and DeTienne, D. 2016. "Founding resources and intentional exit sales strategies: An imprinting perspective," Group & Organization Management, 41(6), 823-846, DOI: 10.1177/1059601116668762.
  • Josefy, M. A., Dean, T. J., Albert, L. S., and Fitza, M. 2016. "The role of community in crowdfunding success: cultural attributes in campaigns to “save the theater” ", (in press, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, DOI: 10.1111/etap.12263).
  • Albert, L. S., Dean, T. J., and Robert. A Baron. 2016. “A Mission-contingent Model to Explain Social Entrepreneurship” In press Article, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship. DOI: 10.1080/19420676. 2016.1188323
  • Biggane, J. E., Allen, D. G., & Albert, L. S. 2016. The role of positive illusions in employment relationships. Human Resource Management Review. DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2016.03.003.
  • Albert, L. S., Hanley, G. and Dean, T. J. 2016. “The Neenan Company: Rebuilding from a Crisis”, In Press article, The CASE Journal. Vol. 12 (2), pp. 1-23, DOI 10.1108/TCJ-06-2015-0024.
  • Vitell, S. J., King, R. A., Howie, K., Toti, J., Albert, L. S., Hidalgo, E. R.,  and Yacout, O. 2015 “Spirituality, Moral Identity and Consumer Ethics: A multi-cultural Study”, In-press article, Journal of Business Ethics. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-015-2626-0.
  • Albert, L. S., Allen, D.G., Biggane, J. E. and Ma, Q. 2015 “Attachment and Loss of the Employment Relationship”. Human Resource Management Review, 25 (1), 94-106, DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2014.06.004.
  • Albert, L. S., Reynolds, S. J. and Turan, B. 2014 “Turning Inward or Focusing Out: Navigating Theories of Interpersonal and Ethical Cognitions to Understand Ethical Behavior”. Journal of Business Ethics, 130 (2), 467-484, DOI: 10.1007/s10551-014-2236-2.
  • Albert, L. S., and Moskowitz, D. S. 2014, “Quarrelsomeness in Organizational Contexts”. Organizational Psychology Review, 4 (1), 27-48.
  • Albert, L. S., Josefy, M. A., Dean, T.J. and Fitza, M. 2014 “Behind the curtain: A Mission-based Model to Predict Crowdfunding Success by Social Entrepreneurs”, Academy of Management, Annual Meeting Proceedings, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August, 2014.
  • Albert, L. S., Reynolds, S. J. and Turan, B. 2012 “Should I Focus on Me or Us: Integrating Theories of Cognitive Moral Development and Interpersonal Relationships to Understand Ethical Behavior” Academy of Management, Annual Meeting Best Paper Proceedings, Boston, Massachusetts, August, 2012.
  • Albert, L. S., and Horowitz, L. M. 2009. “Attachment styles and ethical behavior: Their relationship and signi´Čücance in the market place”, Journal of Business Ethics, 87(3), 299-316.