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Term Includes Volumes 15 (2021), 16 (2022), and 17 (2023).

Stuart Bunderson, Editor email icon  
Bunderson headshot resized Stuart Bunderson is the George and Carol Bauer Professor of Organizational Ethics and Governance and Director of the Bauer Leadership Center at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. He is also an honorary professor with the faculty of economics and business at the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. He holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Organization from the University of Minnesota and B.S. and M.S. degrees from Brigham Young University. His research focuses on social hierarchy, diversity and inequality, learning, and meaningful work. He has served as a senior editor at Organization Science.  

Carrie Leana, Editor email icon
Leana headshot Carrie 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, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, and the Learning Research and Development Center. At Pitt, she is also Director of the Center for Healthcare Management, Academic Dean of the Physician Leadership Program, Academic Director of the Executive MBA Program in Healthcare (EMBA-H), and serves on the Board of Directors of the Aging Institute.

Carrie's research and training are in the area of organization science. She has published two books and more than 100 papers on such topics as authority structures at work, employment relations, and organizational restructuring and change; and has been PI or co-PI on over $10 million in sponsored research over the past decade. She has been a resident scholar at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center, and a visiting fellow at the Russell Sage Foundation. She was awarded the Viterbo Chair by the U.S. Fulbright Commission, and has held visiting international appointments at universities in Australia, Italy, Chile, China, the U.K., Ecuador, and Slovakia. She has received the Aspen Institute’s Faculty Pioneer Award for Academic Leadership, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s Best Paper Prize, and several other teaching and research awards. She has also received numerous public service awards, including the Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement and the Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service Award. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and has served on its Board. 

Gary A. Ballinger, Associate Editor email icon
 Gary A. Ballinger Gary A. Ballinger is an Associate Professor of Commerce at The University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce. In his research, he focuses on internal and environmental factors that impact the operation of social exchange relationships in the work context. He also conducts research on corporate governance, leadership succession, social networks, employee turnover, and research methods. He has published in Academy of Management Review, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Strategic Management Journal.

From 2014 to 2017 he served as an Associate Editor for Academy of Management Review and was a member of the editorial team for the special topic forum on The Changing Nature of Work Relationships. He has been or is currently a member of the editorial review boards of Academy of Management Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Organization Science and has reviewed for a number of other journals in organizational behavior and strategic management. He is a member of the Managerial and Organizational Cognition, Organizational Behavior, and Research Methods divisions of the Academy of Management. From 2011-2013 he won awards for outstanding reviewing from Academy of Management Review. Professor Ballinger has taught courses in leadership, organizational behavior, and human resources management at the undergraduate, graduate and executive levels in the United States and Germany. In 2013 he won an All-University Teaching Award from The University of Virginia. He earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management from Purdue University's Krannert Graduate School of Management in 2004. 

Marya Besharov, Associate Editor 
 Besharov Marya Besharov is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the ILR School at Cornell University. An organizational theorist with a background in organizational sociology, she studies how organizations and their leaders navigate competing goals. Empirically, much of her research focuses on hybrid organizations such as social enterprises and mission-driven businesses that combine social and commercial goals. Marya’s work has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Business Ethics Quarterly, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Research in Organizational Behavior, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, and Industrial and Corporate Change. In addition to her Annals role, she serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Organization Science. Marya received a BA in Social Studies, an MA in Sociology, and a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Harvard University. She also holds an MBA from Stanford University.

Matthew A. Cronin, Associate Editor 
Cronin Matthew A. Cronin is an associate professor in the School of Management at George Mason University (PhD in 2004 from Carnegie Mellon) whose research focuses on management epistemology (how management research creates useful and usable knowledge) and creative collaboration. He is currently Division Chair Elect (2016) for the Conflict Management Division of AOM and incoming Treasurer for the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research. His research research has appeared in Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Management Science, Organization Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, Academy of Management Proceedings, among other outlets. In addition to The Annals, he serves on the review boards of Academy of Management Review, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Organization Science.

  Isin Guler Aran, Associate Editor email icon
Isin Guler Isin Guler Aran is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research investigates questions related to innovation strategy, such as organizational determinants of project selection and resource allocation in innovation portfolios, and relationships between informal structure and innovation performance. Her work has been published in leading academic journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, and Strategic Management Journal, and received various awards. She is an associate editor at Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and has served as an editorial board member at multiple leading journals. She holds a PhD from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Adam M. Kleinbaum, Associate Editor email icon

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Adam M. Kleinbaum is an Associate Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. His research examines the antecedents and evolution of social networks in organizations and has shown how formal and informal structures and processes, prior career history, individual personality, and brain structure and function all contribute to advantageous networks. His work is methodologically diverse, ranging from the analysis of electronic communications to neuroimaging to computational linguistics, but thematically focused on the formation and evolution of social networks. He has published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Management Science, Nature Communications, Organization Science, Psychological Science, and the Strategic Management Journal, among other outlets. He holds undergraduate and doctoral degrees from Harvard and enjoys commuting to campus on his vintage three-speed bicycle.

Bill McEvily, Associate Editor email icon
Bill_McEvily_Headshot Bill McEvily is a Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. His research explores social networks as an organizational and strategic resource. Professor McEvily has published research articles in leading academic journals in the fields of management, psychology, sociology, and economics. Thomson-Reuters named Professor McEvily to its list of “Highly Cited Researchers” in 2014 and again in 2015. He served as a senior editor at Organization Science for 10 years and previously served as guest editor for special issues of Management Science and Organization Science. Professor McEvily teaches courses on social networks and strategic change and implementation in MBA and Executive programs, and courses on organizational theory in the PhD program. Prior to joining Rotman, Professor McEvily was on the faculty at Carnegie Mellon University and he earned his PhD in Strategic Management and Organization from the University of Minnesota.

Elizabeth Wolfe Morrison, Associate Editor email icon
Elizabeth Wolfe Morrison Elizabeth Wolfe Morrison is the ITT Harold Geneen Professor in Creative Management at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Her research focuses primarily on understanding proactive behaviors in the workplace, factors that enable or constrain such behavior, and how proactive behaviors can facilitate career success and improve organizational effectiveness. Much of her recent research has focused on employee voice and silence, and in particular, the reasons why employees are often reluctant to speak up about problems and concerns. Elizabeth has published her work in leading journals, such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, and Journal of Applied Psychology. She has also won several awards for her research. In addition to sitting on a number of editorial boards, Elizabeth served as an associate editor at Academy of Management Journal from 2007-2010 and is an associate disciplinary editor at Behavioral Science and Policy. She also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. From 2012-2018, she was the Vice Dean of Faculty at NYU-Stern. Elizabeth earned her PhD from Northwestern University, and her BA from Brown University.

Gretchen Spreitzer, Associate Editor email icon
 Gretchen Spreitzer Gretchen Spreitzer is Professor of Management and Organizations and the Keith and Valerie Alessi Professor of Business Administration at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. She is a core faculty member of the Center for Positive Organizations. Her research focuses on employee empowerment and leadership development, particularly within a context of organizational change and decline. Her most recent work is looking at positive deviance and how organizations enable employees to thrive at work. She has been active at the Academy of Management including serving on the Board of Governors and being inducted as a Fellow.

 Stacey Victor, Managing Editor email icon  
 Stacey Victor Stacey Victor's career in publishing has spanned 25 years, beginning in trade publishing at both Time Warner and Random House, and then segueing into the academic and reference world in 2007. Stacey joined AOM in early 2016, where she is Managing Editor for Academy of Management Learning and Education and Academy of Management Annals.


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