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TSM Doctoral Programme


  • Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour


Dr. David Hampton-Musseau (PhD) is an Assistant Professor in Management Sciences (MCF-accredited, CNU 06, 2024-2028) at the University of Toulouse Capitole (TSM-R, CNRS UMR 5303, division 37), focused on organizational behavior, affective sciences, and leadership. Drawing on “grounded cognition” and a Spinozist vision of affects and ethics, he examines emotions in the context of sustainability and facing grand challenges. Additionally, his research interests are abusive supervision and its impact on employees’ affective experience, explicitly focusing on emotional expertise and fostering well-being and meaningful workplaces. 
Before starting an academic career, he accumulated over 20 years of professional executive experience, working across diverse industries and collaborating with start-ups and SMEs. His educational background includes a BSc in Physical Sciences (Chemistry and Physics) with concurrent Teacher Education, an MA in Social Sciences applied to Sports and Leisure Organizations, and an MPhil and MSc in Organizational Behavior for Research from various esteemed French Universities.

David Hampton-Musseau is also an Academy of Management (AoM), European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Ecological Crises & Organization Network (ECO), French Atécopol Network, and Emotions Network (Emonet) member.

RESEARCH FIELDS OF INTEREST: Emotional Expertise, Emotions, and Affects - Leadership, Abusive Supervision, and Ethics - Decision Making, Neuroscience & Social Psychology - Trust, Change Management, Work Engagement - Health, Well-Being & Sustainability (CSR, Regenerability).

ORCID: 0000-0002-0150-1451: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0150-1451

Award, honors

Best Reviewer Award in Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of Management, USA
AOM Management History Conference Scholarship, Academy of Management, USA


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Research contracts and funding

Doctoral Contract, TSM Research, France