Dr. Elizabeth J. Rozell


College of Business

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
College of Business
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897


Dr. Elizabeth Rozell is the associate dean and director of the MBA program in the College of Business at Missouri State University.

She teaches courses, such as organizational behavior and management, and leadership development. Her research interests are in the areas of international entrepreneurship, emotional intelligence and small group behavior.



  • PhD, Organizational Behavior, 1992, University of Mississippi
  • MBA, Management, 1988, Missouri State University


  • Organizational Behavior and Management
  • Advanced Organization Behavior and Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Seminar in Management

Research and professional interests

  • International entrepreneurship
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Small group behavior

Awards and honors

  • Best Paper Award, Marketing Management Association Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2009
  • Provost Fellow in Leadership, 2008
  • Provost Incentive Fund Grant, 2007, 2009
  • Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2007
  • The Kenneth E. Meyer Professor in Management, 2006
  • Foundation Award in Teaching, Missouri State University, 2006
  • Dean’s Distinguished Research Fellow, 2004 -present

Area of expertise

Business Education and literacy Student affairs

Media appearances

Day in the Life with Stephanie Bryant
Springfield Business Journal
From there, it’s quickly into a meeting with Elizabeth Rozell, one of Bryant’s two associate deans ...

MBA program ranked among top programs for cost, quality
Missouri State News
“We are thrilled with the recognition of the excellence and affordability of the Missouri State MBA program,” said Dr. Elizabeth Rozell, associate dean of the College of Business and director of the MBA program ...

Optimism, or lack thereof, can affect job performance
Springfield News - Leader
How do you respond when your job becomes extremely discouraging and you just want to give up? Do you stop trying and become depressed? Or do you push on despite obstacles? From a managerial perspective, what can you do with pessimistic subordinates?...

Is your workplace dysfunctional?
Springfield News - Leader
A manager's job is to solve problems and create a productive workplace. However, research indicates that at least 70 percent of U.S. employees are not working optimally at their jobs. Leaders and managers sometimes fail in their role as visionaries and facilitators, resulting in a dysfunctional workplace. It is important that such behaviors are dealt with swiftly as dysfunctional behaviors can lead to detrimental consequences. Across industries and organizational types, the signs of a dysfunctional workplace are consistent. So, what does a dysfunctional work environment look like?...


Entrepreneur Project: Wes Scroggins and Elizabeth Rozell - Academic Spotlight Elizabeth Rozell - Professor of Management Bears Show How To Get the Job You Want