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Margaret R. Langford, Ph.D.

Professor of Management



  • Ph.D., University of Houston 1992
  • M.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1982
  • M.Ed., Texas A&M University, 1976
  • B.A., Southwest Texas State University 1974


  • Employment Law
  • Organizational Behavior

Research Interests

  • Legal issues in employment
  • Organizational culture


While earning her doctorate, Margaret R. Langford, Ph.D., was a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Houston. Prior to that, she worked for several years at Texas Commerce Bank in Houston. At Texas Commerce Bank, she was responsible for developing and delivering a training program regarding a new check imaging technology. To be able to do so, she worked closely with the image-technology developers and banking staff at the "beta" site, Texas Commerce Bank-Dallas. Later at TCB-Houston, Langford also worked as a supervisor in the Customer Information Services area. Prior to working at Texas Commerce Bank, Langford taught for four years in Ft. Stockton. She taught two years of sixth grade reading and two years of high school English, and was the faculty advisor for various student activities. She is a New Braunfels High School graduate, but spent much of her childhood in Saudi Arabia, where her parents worked for Aramco.


Langford has co-authored articles published in Equal Opportunities International, Journal of Behavior and Entrepreneurship, Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, Entrepreneurial Executive, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Latin American Business Review, the Journal of Managerial Issues, and International Journal of the Academic Business World.. In addition, she is the single author of articles in the Journal of the Academy of Business Education and the Southern Journal of Business and Ethics. Langford is a member of the Academy of Management.


St. Mary’s University, Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Award (1996, 1999, 2005)

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