Alex Scrimpshire, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Management & Entrepreneurship

Alex Scrimpshire, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of management in the Williams College of Business at Xavier University. Scrimpshire received a Ph.D. in Business Administration at Oklahoma State University. He has been invited to speak at various organizations, such as the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Ball State University.

RESEARCH: Alex's research focuses on employee engagement, perspective-taking, and the psychological capital of employees and entrepreneurs. His research is published in several top outlets, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, the Journal of Business Venturing Insights, Personnel Review, Career Development International, and the Journal of Academic Ethics.

TEACHING: Alex's primary teaching areas are Human Resources and Management. Within Human Resources, he has taught undergraduate courses such as Compensation and Training and Development. At the graduate level, he has taught the Strategic Human Resource Management MBA course. Within Management, he has taught undergraduate courses such as Organizational Management and Change Management. He has experience in online, hybrid, and in-person formats.


Compensation, Training & Development, Employee Engagement, Perspective-taking, Professional Identity, Psychological Capital, Opportunity Evaluation, and Academic Integrity.



  • Ph.D., Oklahoma State University;M.B.A., University of Mississippi;B.S., University of Mississippi