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2015 Board of Governors Election Results

 The Academy of Management is pleased to welcome four new members to the Board of Governors for the 2015-2016 term.  Incoming members will join the current Board of Governors at the close of the 2015 Annual Meeting (August 7-11, 2015 in Vancouver, BC).

New Board members for the 2015-2016 term:

2015BOG ElectionResults

VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT/PROGRAM CHAIR-ELECT
Carol Kulik - University of South Australia

REPRESENTATIVES AT LARGE
Stacy Blake-Beard - Simmons College

Laura B. Cardinal - University of Houston  

Carrie Leana - University of Pittsburgh

 

 VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT/PROGRAM CHAIR-ELECT
Carol Kulik - University of South Australia
Carol Kulip closeupCarol T. Kulik (PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is a Research Professor of Human Resource Management at the University of South Australia. Her research focuses on understanding how management practices influence the fair treatment of people in organizations. Current projects include investigating strategies for closing the gender gap in salary negotiations, reducing stereotype threat among mature-age workers, and increasing access to employment for people with disabilities. Carol’s research on gender and diversity has been recognized by the Academy of Management’s Gender & Diversity in Organizations Division and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Carol is particularly interested in bridging the academic-practice divide and ensuring that academic research addresses problems of interest to the business community. Her book Human Resources for the non-HR Manager makes cutting-edge research on human resource issues accessible to both HR and non-HR managers alike. In addition, Carol also enthusiastically collaborates with research partners in the business community, including the Australian Senior Human Resources Roundtable and The 100% Project.

Carol has served two terms on the Organizational Behavior Division’s Executive Committee, as Representative-at-Large, and later as Division Chair. She has been an Associate Editor at the Journal of Management and is currently an Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Journal. She served on the Australian Research Council’s College of Experts.

REPRESENTATIVE AT LARGE

Stacy Blake-Beard - Simmons College
Stacy Blake-Beard crop2Stacy Blake-Beard
is a Professor of Management at the Simmons College School of Management and a Senior Faculty Affiliate at the Center for Gender in Organizations at Simmons. Dr. Blake-Beard’s research centers on the challenges and opportunities offered by mentoring relationships, with a focus on how these relationships may be changing as a result of increasing workforce diversity. She is particularly interested in the issues women face as they develop mentoring relationships. Dr. Blake-Beard has been the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships, including awards from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the Ford Foundation. She is also the recipient of a Fulbright Award, which was awarded to support her project entitled “Systems of Sustenance and Support: Exploring the Impact of Mentoring on the Career Experiences of Indian Women,” in partnership with the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India. Dr. Blake-Beard has been an active member of the Academy of Management since 1990, and has held a number of positions during her time with AOM, including GDO Division Chair, Mentoring Committee Co-Chair and Careers Division Executive Board Member. Dr. Blake-Beard holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Maryland at College Park, and an MA and a PhD in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.

REPRESENTATIVE AT LARGE
Laura B. Cardinal - University of Houston
Laura Cardinal2Laura B. Cardina
l is Professor of Strategic Management at the C. T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. She earned her PhD from the University of Texas at Austin, where she received a National Science Foundation grant. Previously, Laura was a faculty member at Tulane University, where she served as Director of the Burkenroad Institute for the Study of Ethics and Leadership. Laura’s expertise is mostly in the implementation of innovation goals and strategies, and includes the effects of organizational control and coordination on innovation, R&D, and new product development teams. 

Dr. Cardinal joined the Academy in 1985, and has attended every Annual Meeting since. She has served as chair of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, and has acted as a faculty facilitator for numerous junior faculty and doctoral student consortia. Laura is an Associate Editor of Academy of Management Annals, and serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Discoveries, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Organization Design.

Laura’s work has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and other outlets. Her co-authored research (with Michael Fern and Hugh O’Neill) won a best paper award from the Academy’s Entrepreneurship Division, and her co-edited book (with Sim Sitkin and Katinka Bijlsma-Frankema), Organizational Control, was published by Cambridge University Press.

REPRESENTATIVE AT LARGE
Carrie Leana - University of Pittsburgh
Carrie Leana 2Carrie Leana
is the George H. Love Professor of Organizations and Management at the University of Pittsburgh, where she holds appointments in the Katz Graduate School of Business, the School of Medicine, and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.  She is also Director of the Center for Healthcare Work and on the board of directors of the Aging Institute.  Carrie has published two books and more than 100 articles on such topics as authority structures, employment relations, and human and social capital. In the Academy of Management, Carrie has served as Chair of the Organizational Behavior Division (2011), in the leadership track of the OB Division (2007-2012), on the OB Division Executive Committee (1997-2000), and on the All-Academy Program Theme Committee (2013).  She also served two terms on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Review.  Her book, Coping with Job Loss (with D. Feldman), was a finalist for the Academy of Management’s Terry Book Award.  Carrie is a former senior Fulbright scholar, and has received numerous honors, including the Aspen Institute’s Faculty Pioneer Award recognizing her integration of social impact topics into research and teaching.  She has held visiting international appointments in Asia, Australia, Europe and South America.  Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Sloan Foundation, and the Russell Sage Foundation, among others. Carrie’s current research is focused on low-wage workers.  She is also writing a book on human and social capital in public schools. 

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