Dr. Leon C. Prieto
Assistant Professor of Management
Phone: (678) 466-4540
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
M.B.A., Georgia Southern University
B.A., Claflin University
Leon C. Prieto, MBA, PhD, SPHR is an Assistant Professor of Management in Clayton State University’s College of Business, where his teaching focuses on Human Resources/Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship and other management related topics. His research focuses on management/labor history, human resources, and social entrepreneurship and has appeared in scholarly journals including Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management History, International Journal of Leadership Studies, and the International Journal of Entrepreneurship, among others. He regularly presents his research at national conferences (Academy of Management, Academy of Human Resource Development, United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Allied Academies). Dr. Prieto has won numerous awards for his research, and he was recently included in the HR Hall of Fame by Mclean and Company where he was recognized as an HR visionary and contributor to best practice research. He also won an Outstanding Educator Award from the Academy of Educational Leadership. He is also the Founding Editor-in-Chief for the Journal for the Advancement of Developing Economies. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Management) from Claflin University and earned his MBA from Georgia Southern University and Ph.D. in Human Resource and Leadership Development from Louisiana State University.
Undergraduate - Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Management Principles, Global Business, Entrepreneurship.
Graduate - International Business, Global Logistics.
Research interests: Management/Labor History, Human Resources, Social Entrepreneurship.
Committee service: Faculty Affairs Community; Undergraduate Curriculum Committee; College of Business Curriculum Committee; FDIC Committee; Financial Ticket Committee; Faculty Co-Advisor, Clayton State University Society for Human Resource management.