Alan Meyer is the 2022 recipient of the Academy of Management’s Distinguished Service Award for his impassioned volunteerism over the past 44 years. Meyer has been an impactful member of the AOM community--fueling various academic initiatives, volunteering within Division and Interest groups, and working to ensure research remains credible, relevant, and beneficial within society.
Meyer first joined AOM as an Academic member while receiving his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley. Born in California and raised in Seattle, Meyer currently lives in Eugene, Oregon, where he’s Professor Emeritus of Management at the Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon.
Meyer’s service endeavors included serving on the Editorial Board and as Associate Editor of AMJ, serving as founding Chair of the Management and Organizational Cognition Division, and as Program Chair, Chair, and Past Chair of the Organization and Management Theory Division. He was elected as a Board of Governors Representative at Large from 1998-2001. He has been on advisory boards for AMJ, Annals, and AMD throughout the years, and facilitated AOM Africa Faculty Development workshops in Ghana, Rwanda, and South Africa from 2011-2013.
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