Peter Foreman received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he had previously earned an M.B.A. His Ph.D. concentration was in Organizational Theory with minors in Strategic Management and Research Methods. His teaching interests are primarily in business strategy and organizational design, although he has taught a variety of courses in management.
Foreman's research program focuses on issues of organizational identity and reputation, managerial cognition, top management teams, and the strategic management of identity, image, and reputation. His work has appeared in several refereed journals, including Academy of Management Review and Organization Science, and he has presented his research at dozens of conferences and seminars throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.
He and his wife, Sue, a primary-school teacher, have two kids in college - Alex, Stephanie and Nick who is a sous-chef, and a Labrador puppy. The whole family are "foodies" and enjoy travel (esp. Europe) and outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and skiing.