Dr. Erin Pleggenkuhle-Miles research lies in the large and diverse field of organization strategy with specific interest garnered toward how institutional or environmental factors influence firm strategy. Her research focuses on how economic environment conditions as well as external partnerships influence firm decisions and strategies, with particular interest in entrepreneurial firms. Her and her colleagues also apply strategic competition models to terrorists competing for resources, demonstrating the broad applicability of strategic models and frameworks. Erin’s work has appeared in journal such as Journal of Management, Research Policy, Journal of International Management Reviews, Asia Pacific Management Journal and The Case Research Journal. She oversees the MBA Applications to Homeland Security Grant in NCITE, where they challenge MBA students in their final capstone to apply their academic training to DHS problems. We have worked with the Regional and National Offices for Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention as well as with the Homeland Security Investigations Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Unit to provide unique perspectives to challenges they face.
Dr. Erin Pleggenkuhle-Miles Associate Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha