Doctor Scott A. Kerth

Organizational Leadership - Assistant Professor

Dr. Scott A. Kerth is an Assistant Professor in the Organizational Leadership program at Lewis. Dr. Kerth’s experience is in line management, building and managing teams responsible for opening new markets, developing new processes or introducing change into an existing operation. Dr. Kerth lived and managed companies in Prague, Moscow, Singapore, and Barcelona. His 15+ years of management experience extends from new company start-ups to running regional headquarters and covers technology, venture capital, and health care industries. Dr. Kerth has presented at International Technology and Entrepreneurial conferences in France, Spain, and Italy as well as the Midwest Academy of Management and Eastern Academy of Management in the USA. Dr. Kerth has lectured on Innovation at Millikan University and regional operations in the Trinity College Dublin MBA program. His research focuses on innovation and leadership as well as positivity and teams. To continually advance his passion for innovation, teaching, and positivity he is an active participant in Second City’s Improv classes.


  • B.A., Kenyon College, 1985
  • M.B.A., Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 1990
  • M.B.A., University of Chicago, 1990
  • M.M.I., Northwestern University, 2011
  • Ph.D., Benedictine University, 2013

Learn more about the online M.A. in Organizational Leadership program.