Joining the Sorrell College of Business in 1987 as an assistant professor in management, Dr. Ingram served from 1991 through 1995 as the Regional Director for the European Region, managing TROY’s international teaching locations throughout Europe and the Southwest Asia. Returning to Troy in 1995, he served in the Sorrell College of Business as Professor of Management, department chair, assistant dean, and dean until 2006. From 2006 to 2011 he served as the Vice Chancellor of TROY Global Campus. In this position, he was the senior administrator responsible for Troy University’s educational programs outside the state of Alabama, at teaching locations throughout the world, and to online learners through TROY Online. In May 2011 he was named Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Since his retirement in January, 2019, Dr. Earl Ingram holds the title of Provost Emeritus and currently serves TROY as the Senior Strategist for Internationalization.
Dr. Ingram served on active duty with the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1971 in numerous operational, training, and staff positions in the Field Artillery, Air Defense Artillery, Aviation, and Transportation branches in assignments in the US, Southeast Asia, and South America. He continued serving in the active reserve until retiring at the rank of Colonel in 1995.
Dr. Ingram holds a doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and a Masters in Psychology from Auburn University.
Publications & Presentations
Ingram, E.; Findley, H.M.; Dodd-Walker, E. & Garrott. S.C. (2012). Hostile religious environment: how hostile does it have to be? Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 24(3), 30-43.
Ingram, E.; Findley, H.M.; Moten, & Garott, S.C. (2006). Sexual preference and employment rights, Journal of Individual Employment Rights. Vol. 12(1) 67-81.
Ingram, E.; Findley, H.M.; & Wheatley. (2003). Affirmative action. Law Journal of Individual Employment Rights, Vol. 10(4).
Stevens, ; Ingram, E.; & Wheatley, (2003). Modernizing affirmative action. Journal of Individual Employment Rights, Vol. 10(3).
Ingram, E.; & Findley, H.M. (2001). Religious accommodation principles. Journal of Individual Employment Rights. December 2001.
Ingram, E.; Findley, H.M.; & Amsler, (2001).Performance monitoring: guidance for the modern workplace. Supervision 62(10).
Current research interests are:
- Cross-cultural perceptions and accommodations in organizations
- Leadership and management in cross-cultural environments
- Ethical decision-making in cross-cultural environments