Tuck Pescosolido

Tuck Pescosolido

Associate Professor
Phone: (603) 862-3367
Office: Management, Paul College Rm 270E, Durham, NH 03824

Before entering academia, Professor Pescosolido helped set up the Quality Assurance program for an R&D pharmaceutical firm, facilitated the TQM process for a 250 person manufacturing organization, and spent 5 years designing and delivering training sessions for a global management consulting organization. He has designed and led multiple team-building and leadership development training sessions as an independent consultant and facilitator and has spoken to a wide variety of audiences on topics of leadership and effective teaming.
His teaching and research activities focus on team design, team building, and the development of effective leaders in organizations.

Courses Taught

  • ADMN 912: Managing Self & Leading Others


  • Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Case Western Reserve University
  • B.A., Psychology, Harvard University

Research Interests

  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Management Education
  • Organizational Development/Capacity Building
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior

Selected Publications

  • Wilson, J. M., Fletcher, T. D., Pescosolido, T., & Major, D. A. (2021). Extraversion and Leadership Emergence: Differences in Virtual and Face-to-Face Teams. SMALL GROUP RESEARCH, 52(5), 535-564. doi:10.1177/1046496420986620

  • Harvey, P., Harris, K. J., Kacmar, K. M., Buckless, A., & Pescosolido, A. T. (2014). The Impact of Political Skill on Employees' Perceptions of Ethical Leadership. JOURNAL OF LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES, 21(1), 5-16. doi:10.1177/1548051813483834

  • Pescosolido, A. T., & Saavedra, R. (2012). Cohesion and Sports Teams: A Review. SMALL GROUP RESEARCH, 43(6), 744-758. doi:10.1177/1046496412465020

  • Pescosolido, A. T. (2002). Emergent leaders as managers of group emotion. LEADERSHIP QUARTERLY, 13(5), 583-599. doi:10.1016/S1048-9843(02)00145-5