Jia (Jasmine) Hu is currently an Associate Professor (with tenure) of Management at the Fisher College of Business, the Ohio State University. Previously, Jasmine served on the faculty of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame for five years. Jasmine received her Ph.D. with concentrations in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from University of Illinois at Chicago. Jasmine’s primary research interests focus on understanding prosocial leadership and teams. Jasmine is ranked among the top 10 most productive leadership authors in the management field between 2011-2017. Jasmine's work has been evidenced in the management field’s top journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, Harvard Business Review, and has been mentioned in media outlets, such as the New York Times, Washington Post, and Fortune. Jasmine currently serves as a senior editor of Management and Organizational Review and on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Human Relations, and Journal of Organizational Behavior.  Jasmine's primary teaching responsibility includes the Leadership course for MBA and other graduate and undergraduate programs.  In terms of consulting and applied experiences, Jasmine served as a consultant for Accenture (China) and McKinsey & Company (US) and conducted field research in companies from different industries and cultural settings.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership and Teams
  • Prosocial Motivation and Behavior
  • Personality


  • PhD University of Illinois-Chicago
  • MA Renmin University of China


  • BUSMHR 7261 - Leadership for Specialized Masters

    Introduction to topics in leadership with a focus on applications for specialized business masters students. Prereq: Enrollment in MBLE, Specialized Masters in Logistics, or Specialized Masters in Marketing, or permission of instructor.

  • BUSMHR 3220 - Leadership Legacy

    Exposes students to practical applications of good organizational management and leadership practices. Prereq: English 1110.01 or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 542.

  • MBA 6203 - Organizational Behavior and Leadership

    This class is about building critical managerial skills needed to excel in careers, as well as providing an understanding of how and why effective leaders do what they do. While being technically proficient is a necessary prerequisite for many jobs, it is equally important to understand the human side of business and management. Prereq: Enrollment in MBA program, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 6201 or 6202.