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The Board of Governors, the primary governing body of the Academy, has legal and fiduciary accountability for the association and primary responsibility for direction setting and policy development.  The Board of Governors is comprised of 15 individuals, including the president, president elect, vice president and program chair, vice president elect and program chair elect, past president, nine representatives-at-large, all of whom are elected. The executive director and secretary-treasurer is an ex officio member of the Board.

Current members of the Academy of Management Board of Governors include:

2014-2015 Board of Governors

President: Paul S. Adler
President Elect: Debra L. Shapiro
Vice President and Program Chair: Anita M. McGahan
Vice President Elect and Program Chair Elect: Mary Ann Glynn
Past President: R. Duane Ireland
Representatives at Large: Maureen Ambrose, Peter Bamberger, Pamela S. Barr, Gayle M. Baugh, Ann K. Buchholtz, Quinetta M. Roberson, Lynn Shore, Christopher L. Tucci, Mary J. Waller


 Paul Adler 

Paul S. Adler 

University of Southern California


 Born in Australia, Paul began his university education there but dropped out to travel and grow up. He never did get an undergraduate degree. Paul moved to France in 1974 where he earned his doctorate in economics and management while working as a research economist for the French government. He moved to the USA in 1981, and before arriving at the University of Southern California in 1991, Paul was affiliated with the Brookings Institution, Barnard College, Harvard Business School, and Stanford's School of Engineering. More recently, Paul has been a visiting professor at Melbourne Business School and Manchester Business School. His research and teaching are primarily in the fields of organization theory and business and society. He has published widely and served as a Senior Editor at Organization Science. Paul loves to bring people together on publication projects, resulting in several (co-)edited volumes: Technology and the Future of Work (1992), Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools (1992), Remade in America: Transplanting and Transforming Japanese Management Systems (1999), The Firm as a Collaborative Community: Reconstructing Trust in the Knowledge Economy (2006), and Oxford Handbook of Sociology and Organization Studies (2009); and he co-authored Healing Together: The Labor-Management Partnership at Kaiser Permanente (2009). Within the Academy of Management, Paul has served as chair of the Technology and Innovation Management Division, co-founded the Critical Management Studies Interest Group, served as a representative-at-large on the Academy's Board of Governors, and participated in numerous junior faculty and doctoral consortia for several Divisions.

President-Elect & Coordinator of Professional Divisions
  Debra L. ShapiroDebra L. Shapiro 

University of Maryland

Debra L. Shapiro (Ph.D. Northwestern U) is the Clarice Smith Professor at the U of Maryland (UMD), formerly the Willard Graham Distinguished Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill where she was 1986-2003. Debra has led UNC's and MD's business schools' PhD Programs (as Associate Dean at UNC from 1998-2001 and UMD from 2008-2011). Debra's leadership also includes her being: Division Chair of The Academy's Conflict Management Division, Representative-at-Large on the Academy's Board of Governors and Chair of the Academy's Division/Interest Group Review Committee, AMJ Associate Editor, AMR guest co-editor, and member of the HR Division's Scholar Achievement Award Committee, the OB Division's Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award Committee and Social Events Taskforce, and many Academy-wide Committees (e.g., AMR Best Paper Award, Career Achievement Awards, Terry Book Award, Newman Dissertation Award). Debra studies strategies (negotiating, mediating, dispute-resolving) for facilitating fairness, positive work-related behaviors, and win-win agreements, especially in challenging situations (e.g., when employees resist change, perceive injustice, or have differing cultural values). Debra's work has won "Best Paper Awards" five times and is in ASQ, AMJ, AMR, AME, OBHDP, JAP, JPSP, JESP, JOB, Communication Research, several Handbooks (spanning negotiation, culture, and justice) and the OB Division's inaugural podcast series among other outlets. Debra's most recent book, part of SIOP's 2012 Frontier Series (and co-edited with Barry Goldman), is "The Psychology of Negotiation in the 21st Century Workplace." Debra received UNC's 1997 PhD Teaching Award and UMD's 2007 Krowe Teaching Award and is a Fellow of The Academy of Management, Society of Organizational Behavior, and the Ethics Resource Center. In her free time Debra enjoys sports, arts, philanthropic activities, and playing "mediator" to family members who support opposing sports teams. 

Vice President & Program Chair

Anita M. McGahanAnita McGahan

University of Toronto 


Anita M. McGahan is Associate Dean of Research, PhD Director, Professor and Rotman Chair in Management at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.  She served the Academy over an eight-year period in various elected positions within the BPS Division, including as BPS Division Chair. Subsequently, she chaired the Academy's Terry Book Award Committee.  In 2010, she was awarded the BPS Division's "Irwin Distinguished Educator Award" and, in 2012, the Academy conferred on McGahan its Career Distinguished Educator Award in part for her championship of reform in the core curriculum of Business Schools. McGahan is Senior Associate at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard University, and is Chief Economist at the Massachusetts General Hospital Division for Global Health and Human Rights.  At the University of Toronto, she is cross appointed from the School of Management to the Munk School of Global Affairs.  Her credits include two books and over 100 articles, case studies, notes and other published material on competitive advantage, industry evolution, and financial performance. McGahan's current research emphasizes entrepreneurship in the public interest and innovative collaboration between public and private organizations.  She is also pursuing a long-standing interest in the inception of new industries, particularly in global health.  McGahan earned both a PhD and MA (Business Economics) in two years from Harvard University, an MBA as a Baker Scholar from the Harvard Business School, and a BA in Humanities (Phi Beta Kappa) from Northwestern University.

Vice President-Elect & Program Chair-Elect

 Mary Ann Glynn MAG1  

Boston College


Mary Ann Glynn is Joseph F. Cotter Professor of Management & Organization, Research Director of the Winston Center for Leadership & Ethics, and, by courtesy, Professor of Sociology at Boston College.  She is also an Honorary “Adjungeret Professor,” Copenhagen Business School, and faculty affiliate, Stanford University’s SCANCOR-Boston.  An AOM Fellow, Mary Ann has actively served the Academy for the last 30 years, as Representative-at-Large (two 3-year terms each for Board of Governors and OMT), as Executive Officer for the MOC division (five-year term); and contributor to multiple AOM task forces, committees, and consortia.  Born, raised, and educated in NYC, Mary Ann earned her Ph.D. at Columbia University.  She served on the faculties of Yale and Emory Universities, as well as the University of Michigan and Harvard Business School, in visiting positions.  A member of the editorial boards of AMJ, AMR, and Organization Science, Mary Ann received outstanding reviewer awards from all three journals; she has also been an editor for Journal of Management Inquiry and guest co-editor for AMR.   
Teaching and research are core to her identity.  Mary Ann is an MBA “instructor with impact” and an influential mentor to PhD students.  As a researcher, she builds bridges across theoretical and methodological domains to bring together different sets of ideas and people.  Currently, her work focuses on collective identity, cultural entrepreneurship, and institutionalism, in the context of market categories and fields.  Mary Ann has published in the top management journals, as well as those in sociology and psychology; her research twice received AOM’s IDEA Thought Leader Award.

Past President


R. Duane IrelandDuane Ireland

Texas A&M University


R. Duane Ireland is a Distinguished Professor and the Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership in the Mays Business School, Texas A&M University. A Fellow of the Academy of Management, he has been active in the Academy for more than 30 years and has participated in a number of activities including a three-year term as a representative-at-large member of the Academy's Board of Governors. He has served as an associate editor for AMJ and for AME and has completed terms as a member of the editorial review boards for AMJ, AME, and AMR and multiple other journals including JOM. He also served as a consulting editor for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. He has been a guest co-editor of special issues for AMR, AME (twice), SMJ, JBV, and ORM and recently, served as editor for AMJ. He has won best paper awards from AMJ (2000) and AME (1999). He served as newsletter editor for the BPS Division and has made multiple presentations to Doctoral Consortia and Junior Faculty Workshops sponsored by various Academy Divisions and has been a member of over a dozen Academy task forces and committees. His recent research foci include strategic entrepreneurship, effectively managing a firm's resource portfolio, and entrepreneurship within informal economies. Working with excellent colleagues, he has authored or co-authored over 175 publications and close to a dozen scholarly books and texts. He is the co-editor of a series of strategic management (Oxford) and entrepreneurship (Prentice-Hall) texts.

  Maureen L. Ambrose   Ambrose 

University of Central Florida

Maureen L. Ambrose is the Gordon J. Barnett Professor of Business Ethics in the College of Business at the University of Central Florida.  She received her Ph.D. in 1986 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Prior to joining the faculty at UCF, she served on the faculty at the University of Iowa and at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she was also Director of Research.  Her research interests include organizational fairness, workplace deviance, and ethics.  Her work has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Sciences Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.   She has served as Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Journal and on editorial boards for the Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Management, Journal of Managerial Issues, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.  She is an Academy of Management Fellow as well as a Fellow of SIOP and APS.  She served in the five-year leadership track (Program Chair through Division Chair) and as Representative-at-Large for the Organizational Behavior Division.  She has served on a number of Academy of Management committees, most recently the Academy of Management Ethics Education Committee and the Task Force on Recognition.  She lives in Orlando with her husband Marshall, a Newfoundland puppy named Fitzroy, and their cat Ragnar—who is not at all sure the puppy was a good idea.

  Peter BambergerBamberger

Tel Aviv University

 Peter A. Bamberger (Ph.D., Cornell University) is Professor of Organizational Behavior and Associate Dean Research at the Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv University, and Director of Research of the Smithers Institute at Cornell University’s ILR School. Peter has held visiting positions at the ENPC and ESCP in France, and at Peking and Tongji Universities in China. Associate editor of the Academy of Management Journal from 2007 to 2010, he is a founding associate editor of the Academy’s newest journal, Discoveries, and serves on the board of several other leading management journals. A Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Peter has been an active member of the Academy for over 25 years, chairing and serving on award committees of both AMJ and the OB Division. Current research interests include peer relations and employee helping processes, occupational health psychology, and compensation strategy.  Peter has taken a particular interest in promoting work-site research to the National Institutes of Health and has secured over $5 million in research support from NIAAA and NIDA over the past 20 years.  Co-author of Mutual Aid and Union Renewal (Cornell Univ. Press, 2001), Human Resource Strategy (Sage, 2000; Routledge, 2014), and Retirement & the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement and Substance Misuse…and What to Do About It (Oxford Univ. Press, 2014), Peter has published over 70 referred articles in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, OBHDP and Administrative Science Quarterly.


Pamela BarrPamela Barr

Georgia State University

Pamela Barr is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Managerial Sciences at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia U.S.A. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has been an active member of the Academy of Management since 1987.  Pam has served the Academy as a member of the Executive Committee of the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division from 2000 to 2005, including Division Chair 2003-2004, and as a member of the Academy of Management Division Review Committee 2004-2005, and has received multiple submission reviewer awards from the MOC and BPS divisions.  She served as guest co-editor of a special issue of Academy of Management Review and is currently a member of the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review and Strategic Management Journal. Pam's research interests include strategy formulation, strategic change and decision making, with particular emphasis on the role of managerial and organizational cognition in these processes.  Her work has been published in several journals including Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Academy of Management Review and Journal of Management Studies as well as in a number of edited books. 



 Gayle M. Baugh   GayleBaugh

University Of West Florida

Gayle Baugh received her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati and is currently a tenured associate professor at the University of West Florida. She has been a member of the Academy of Management for over 20 years, serving as the Division Chair and Program Chair for the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division and in 2007 receiving the Janet Chusmir/Sage Distinguished Service Award. She has twice served as the Secretary for the Careers Division. She is a Past President of the Southwest Academy of Management.  

Her primary areas of research are careers and diversity. She has authored over 30 articles in publications including Career Development International, Group and Organization Management, the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, the Journal of Vocational Behavior, and the Journal of Social Behavior and Personality. She has also written several book chapters, including a chapter on formal mentoring in the Handbook of Mentoring at Work: Theory, Research, and Practice.  

She has received Outstanding Reviewer awards from the Careers Division, the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division, and the Organizational Behavior Division, as well as from the Southern Management Association and the Southwest Academy of Management. She has twice received the Hopkins Award for faculty development and is a three time recipient of the Dyson Award for research from the College of Business at the University of West Florida.


Ann BuchholtzAnn K. Buchholtz 

  Rutgers Business School


Ann K. Buchholtz (Ph.D., New York University) is Professor of Leadership and Ethics and Research Director of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers University. She also is a past chairperson of the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management and was a member of the Academy's ethics task force that designed a Code of Ethics for the Academy. She subsequently served as the inaugural chairperson of the Academy's Ethics Adjudication Committee. She is a founding fellow of the Strategic Management Society Stakeholder Interest Group and is the coauthor, with Archie Carroll, of Business & Society: Ethics, Sustainability, and Stakeholder Management, now in its eighth edition. In addition, she has authored numerous articles that examine the intersection of business ethics, social issues, and corporate governance. Her work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, Business and Society, Business Ethics Quarterly, the Journal of Management, Organization Science, the Journal of Management Studies, and Corporate Governance an International Review, among others, and she serves on the editorial board of Business & Society. Her research has been presented in numerous national and international conferences and has received an ANBAR Citation of Excellence. She is the recipient of numerous teaching awards including Profound Effect on a Student Leader. Her service learning projects received the "Trailblazer Advocate of the Year" award for her programs that taught business students to use their business skills to achieve positive changes in society.   


Quinetta M. Roberson Roberson

Villanova University


Quinetta M. Roberson is a Professor of Management in the Villanova School of Business at Villanova University. Prior to her current position, she was an Associate and Assistant Professor of Human Resource Studies at Cornell University. She has also held visiting positions at Melbourne Business School, University of Maryland at College Park, and Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.

Professor Roberson's research interests center on contextual investigations of organizational justice - particularly fairness in work teams and human resource contexts. In addition, she does research on diversity - specifically, people's diversity-related experiences at work and the system-level effects of organizational diversity and inclusion initiatives. Her research has appeared in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organizational Research Methods and Personnel Psychology. Professor Roberson is an Associate Editor at the Journal of Applied Psychology (2008-2014), and is currently working on a Handbook of Diversity in the Workplace to be published by Oxford Press. Professor Roberson teaches courses globally on human resource management at the undergraduate, graduate and executive levels. During her membership of over 15 years in the Academy of Management, she has chaired and/or participated in a variety of symposia, workshops, paper sessions and consortia. In addition, she has served as PDW Chair, Program Chair and Division Chair for the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division. Most recently, she served as Chair of the newly-formed Diversity and Inclusion Theme Committee and continues her work with the committee.


Lynn Shore    LynnShore

Colorado State University



Lynn Shore (PhD, Colorado State University) is on the faculty and serving as Chair in the Management Department at Colorado State University. Previously Lynn was on the faculty at San Diego State University and Georgia State University. She has held visiting faculty positions at UC Irvine, London School of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Dauphine-Paris University and University of Toulouse. Lynn’s research focuses on the employee-organization relationship and inclusion and work force diversity. Her work has appeared in journals such as  AMJ, AMR, JAP, Personnel Psychology, JOM, and JOB. She has published two edited scholarly books on the employee-organization relationship. Lynn served as an Associate Editor of JAP (2003-2008), special issue editor of MOR and JOB, and is currently on the editorial boards of JAP, AMJ, AMD, JOM, and JOB. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and a member of Society of Organizational Behavior. She has held leadership roles in the Academy of Management, having served on the HR Division Executive Committee (1995-1998) and as Division Chair (2000-2001), as PDW Chair (2010-2011) and Chair (2011-2012) for the Diversity and Inclusion Theme Committee, and GDO Division Executive Committee (2011-2014). Lynn has been a member of or chaired many committees including the HR Division SHRM Foundation Dissertation Award and Heneman Career Achievement Award, and the GDO Division Faculty Transnational Research Award, and has participated in numerous junior faculty and doctoral consortia for the OB, HR, and GDO Divisions.

  Christopher L. Tuccitucci  

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne


Christopher L. Tucci is Professor of Management of Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), where he holds the Chair in Corporate Strategy & Innovation. He received the degrees of Ph.D. in Management from the Sloan School of Management, MIT; SM (Technology & Policy) from MIT; and BS (Mathematical Sciences), AB (Music), and MS (Computer Science) from Stanford. Before returning for his PhD, he was an industrial computer scientist involved in developing Internet protocols and applying artificial intelligence tools to industrial problems.

Professor Tucci joined EPFL in 2003 where he teaches courses in Technology and Innovation Management (TIM), Information Technology Strategy, and Research Methods. His primary area of expertise concerns how firms manage technology to gain competitive advantage. He is interested in technological change and how waves of technological changes affect incumbent firms. He is also studying how the popularization of the Internet affects firms in different industries. Professor Tucci also studies business models, open innovation, crowdsourcing, and dynamic capabilities.

He has published articles in, among others, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Research Policy, Communications of the ACM, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Journal of Product Innovation Management.  He is the TIM Department Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and on the Editorial Board of Organization Science.  In 2004, he was elected to the five-year division leadership track of the TIM Division.  In 2010, he was elected to the leadership track of the SMS' Strategy & Entrepreneurship Division.


Mary J. Waller Mary J. Waller

Schulich School of Business


Mary J. Waller is Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto. She holds a bachelor's degree in petroleum land management (U. of Oklahoma), a master's degree in management science (U. of Colorado - Denver), and a Ph.D. in organization science (U. of Texas at Austin). Before beginning her graduate studies, Mary worked in the petroleum, aviation, and software industries -- work that often involved collaborating in teams under time-pressured situations. That experience helped motivate her team dynamics research, resulting in publications in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Management Science, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Small Group Research, and other academic outlets. Mary has also developed courses in team dynamics at the MBA and Ph.D. levels, and was awarded the 2010 MBA Teaching Excellence Award at Schulich. In addition to these activities, Mary has been active in the Academy of Management for 20 years, having served as Representative-at-Large for the Organizational Behavior Division, as Program Chair and Division Chair for the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division, and as a faculty volunteer for the MOC Cognition in the Rough workshop. She recently served as Program Chair for the 2011 INGRoup conference, as Program Chair (Groups Track) for the 2011 European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology conference, and currently reviews submissions as a member of several journal editorial boards. Mary's hobbies include studying German, playing the concertina, and being herded by her three Border Collies.


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