Joseph Yestrepsky

Joseph Yestrepsky


Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)



Mike Ilitch School of Business
2771 Woodward Avenue
Room 446
Detroit, MI 48201

Joseph Yestrepsky

Academic Programs

  • Management


  • M.B.A., Wayne State University, 2010
  • Applied Engineering Sciences, Michigan State University, 2007

Research and teaching interests

  • Corporate social responsibility and sustainability
  • Micro-CSR
  • Employee attributions
  • Employee focused organizational practices
  • Organizational behavior
  • Sustainability in management
  • Human resource management


Joe Yestrepsky is a doctoral candidate at the Mike Illitch School of Business at Wayne State University. Born and raised in Michigan, he graduated from Michigan State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in engineering and from Wayne State University in 2010 with a MBA. Joe has over 10 years of experience owning and operating a small business in the field of energy management.


Piszczek., M.M*. & Yestrepsky, J. A punctuated equilibrium model of work-family role reconstruction. Presented at the 2022 Work and Family Researchers Network, New York, NY.

Yestrepsky, J*., Julian, S., Tekleab, A., & Quinn Grzebyk, T. Interactions During Strategic Issue Diagnosis: How Uncertainty, Threat, and Opportunity Impact Response. Presented at the 2022 annual conference of the Academy of Management.

Piszczek, M., Yestrepsky, J*., & Thrasher, G. Age-specific effects of shift work and age structure analysis on psychological well-being. Presented at the 2021 annual conference of the Academy of Management.



  • Rumble Fellowship 2021-2022
  • Midwest Academy of Management scholarship recipient 2022

Courses taught by Joseph Yestrepsky

Fall Term 2023 (future)

Spring-Summer Term 2023 (future)

Winter Term 2023 (current)

Spring-Summer Term 2022