Evelina Atanassova



Evelina Atanassova

Adjunct Faculty

Organizational Learning & Technology
Saybrook University

Dr. Atanassova earned her Ph.D. in Management from HEC Paris. Prior to pursuing an academic career, she was an affirmed HR professional. As an HR Manager in a large European telecommunications company, she was responsible for developing and implementing various strategic initiatives, such as job grading, performance appraisals, organizational restructuring, competence models, and leadership development programs.

Dr. Atanassova's research interests focus on organization management theories. She is currently investigating social networking strategies as a response to professional demands and individual goals, as well as social capital outcomes of social network configurations. Her research has been presented at major management academic conferences, such as The Academy of Management and European Group for Organization Studies. Dr. Atanassova's teaching interests are in the field of organization theories and behavior, leadership development and research methods.

Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Human Resource Management
Leadership & Management Leadership and Management
Management Approaches and Practice
Organizational Change and Transformation
Organizational Systems
Education History
Degree Institution Year
Ph.D. in Management HEC Paris, Paris, France 2016
MA in Organizational Leadership Chapman University, Irvine, USA 2010
MA in SHRM New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria 2005
BS in Sociology Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria 2004
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member The Academy of Managament
Member European Group for Organization Studies
Curriculum Vitae
Title Location Date
AOM Anaheim, USA 2016
EGOS Colloquium Naples, Italy 2016
EGOS Colloquium Athens, Greece 2015