Core Faculty

Pavlos Vlachos

Associate Professor of Marketing, The Theodore Papalexopoulos Chair in Sustainability B.Sc., Athens University of Economics and Business; MBA, National Technical University of Athens; Ph.D., Athens University of Economics and Business

Pavlos A. Vlachos is is the Theodore Papalexopoulos Chair in Sustainability and a tenured Associate Professor of Marketing at Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece . He is teaching Marketing Strategy & Analytics, Research Methods and Corporate Social Responsibility topics. His current research interests include (macro and micro) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and organizational social evaluations. He serves on the editorial board of Journal of Business Research. He is also a member of the academic network of Truvalue Labs™ - an awarded fintech that applies AI onto massive volumes of unstructured data resulting in real-time firm ESG performance measurement. His work has appeared or is in press in Harvard Business Review, Human Relations, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Ethics, Industrial Marketing Management, and Journal of Business Research among others.

Contact Details

TEL.: (+30) 210-896 4531-8 Fax : (+30) 210-896 4737 E mail : [email protected] More information here


Kassinis, G., Kay, A., Papagiannakis, G., Vlachos, P.A. (in press) “Stigma as Moral Insurance: How Stigma Buffers Firms from the Market Consequences of Greenwashing?” Journal of Management Studies (ABS=4; FT; Special issue: Organizational Stigma) (equal contribution).

Bachrach, D.G., Vlachos, P.A., Irwin, K., Morgeson, F (2022). “Does how firms invest in CSR matter? An attributional model of how job seekers react to configurational variation in CSR,” Human Relations vol.73, pp.532-559 (ABS=4) (first two authors equally contributed) (IF=5.658).

Vlachos, P.A., Avramidis, P., Panagopoulos, N., (2020) “How to Optimize Your Company’s Approach to Data Privacy,” Harvard Business Review, Available at:

Vlachos P.A, Panagopoulos, N., Bachrach, D., Morgeson, F.P. (2017). “The effect of managerial and employee attributions of corporate social responsibility initiatives,” Journal of Organizational Behavior, vol. 38, no. 7, pp. 1111-1129 (IF=10.079).

Panagopoulos, N., Rapp, A., & Vlachos, P.A. (2016). “I Think They Think We Are Good Citizens: Meta-Perceptions as Antecedents of Employees' Reactions to Corporate Social Responsibility,” Journal of Business Research, vol. 69, no. 8, pp. 2781-2790 (authors equally contributed) (IF=10.969)

Vlachos, P., Panagopoulos, N., & Rapp, A. (2014). “Employee Cognitions of and Behaviors towards Corporate Social Responsibility Programs: A Multi-study Investigation of Direct, Moderating, and Cascading Effects,” Journal of Organizational Behavior, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 990-1017 (IF=10.079).

Vlachos, P., Panagopoulos, N., & Rapp, A., (2013). “Feeling Good by Doing Good: Employee CSR-Induced Attribution, Job Satisfaction, and Charismatic Leadership,” Journal of Business Ethics , vol. 118 no. 3, pp. 577-588 (IF=6.331).

Vlachos, P., Tsamakos, A., Vrechopoulos, A. & Avramidis, P., (2009). “Corporate Social Responsibility: Attributions, Loyalty and the Mediating Role of Trust,” Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, vol. 37, no.2, pp. 170-180 (IF=14.904).

Theotokis, A., Vlachos, P., & Pramatari, K. (2008). “The Moderating Role of Customer-Technology Contact on Attitude Towards Technology-Based Services,” European Journal of Information Systems, vol. 17, no.4, pp. 343-351 (IF=9.01)


Best Paper Award, 16th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2008)

PriceWaterhouseCoopers Scholarship for Academic Excellence (2002)

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