Codou Samba is an assistant professor in the Department of Management. She obtained her doctorate in business administration from the University of Houston, and her primary research stream is at the intersection of strategic leadership and organizational decision processes. Samba holds an MBA from University of Houston and a bachelor’s in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee. Prior to pursuing her doctoral degree, she worked as a chemical engineer for five years at Rohm and Haas Company (now Dow Chemical Company)