Academy of Management Board of Governors

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

Board of Governors Meetings

AOM's Board of Governors meets three times annually, in December, April, and August, just prior to the Annual Meeting. Highlights of recent meetings are available to members, upon request.

The Academy of Management's Board of Governors

President: Amy Hillman

President-Elect: Sharon Alvarez

Vice President and Program Chair: Peter A. Bamberger

Vice President-Elect and Program Chair-Elect: Tammy L Madsen

Past President: Herman Aguinis

Representatives at Large:

  • Pratima Bansal
  • Deanne N. Den Hartog
  • Cynthia E. Devers
  • Ingrid Fulmer
  • Lucy L. Gilson
  • Irene Henriques
  • Sabine Hoidn
  • Keld Laursen
  • Mary Tripsas

Biographies

Notes on the members of the current AOM Board of Governors

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President
Amy Hillman, Arizona State University

Amy Hillman

Amy Hillman is a Professor of Management and the Charles J. Robel Dean’s Chair of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. She received her PhD from Texas A&M University in Strategic Management and Business & Public Policy and was formerly on the faculty of Michigan State University and University of Western Ontario.

She is former editor of Academy of Management Review, former associate editor of Academy of Management Journal, a Fellow of the Academy of Management and in 2018 received the Academy of Management’s Distinguished Educator Award. Her previous service to Academy of Management also includes the editorial boards of AMJ, AMR, and AMLE as well as serving the STR (BPS) division as a member of the executive committee and research committee, co-chairing mid-career and new faculty consortia, and on the SIM best paper committee. She is currently a member of the STR and OMT divisions.

Her research focuses on corporate political strategies, boards of directors, and corporate strategy. Hillman’s corporate experience includes serving as the general manager of a retail and manufacturing clothing business prior to joining academia, consulting for major corporations on corporate strategy and facilitating strategic planning, and advising companies on strategies to influence public policy. She serves as director and chair of the Nominating/Governance committee of Nasdaq traded CDK Global, a member of AMERCO’s independent governance committee, and serves on the non-profit boards of the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the ASU’s Research Park.

President-Elect and Coordinator of Professional Divisions
Sharon Alvarez, University of Pittsburgh

Sharon Alvarez

Sharon Alvarez is the Thomas W. Olofson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh. Professor Alvarez is the Past Chair of the Entrepreneurship pision of the Academy of Management and was the 2015 Denver Program Chair for the Strategic Management Society as well as Representative at Large for the SMS Entrepreneurship Interest Group.

Alvarez has been a Max Planck Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Entrepreneurship and Economic Systems Research, she has been a visiting professor at Sun-Yet-Sen University in China, the University of Alberta, and the University of Utah. Her current research includes entrepreneurship theory of opportunities, firm, and market emergence. She is associate editor for the Academy of Management Review and past associate editor for Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. She has been published in Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management, and Human Resource Management Journal.

Alvarez’s paper (with Barney) “Discovery and Creation: Alternative Theories of Entrepreneurial Action” won the Academy of Management’s Entrepreneurship Division 2019 Foundational Paper Award as well as the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Best Paper Award; her paper (with Barney) “Forming and Exploiting Opportunities: The Implications of Discovery and Creation Processes for Entrepreneurial and Organizational Research” was the runner-up for the INFORMS award; and her paper (with Barney) “How Entrepreneurs Organize under Conditions of Uncertainty” won the Journal of Management Best Paper Award.

Vice President and Program Chair
Peter A. Bamberger, Tel Aviv University

Peter Bamberger

Peter A. Bamberger (PhD Cornell University) is the Simon I. Domberger Chaired Professor and Department Head of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at the Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University. As a Senior Research Scholar at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, Peter also serves as Research Director for the School's Smithers Institute. His research examines pay communication and compensation strategy, pro-social behavior in organizations, occupational health psychology, and the cognitive implications of discrete workplace events. Author of Human Resource Strategy (Sage, 2000; Routledge, 2014), Mutual Aid and Union Renewal (Cornell Univ. Press, 2001), Retirement and the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse and What to Do About It (Oxford Univ. Press, 2014), and Exposing Pay: How Pay Transparency and Disclosure Impacts Employees, Employers and the Societies in Which We Live (Oxford Univ. Press, forthcoming), Bamberger has published over 100 referreed journal articles in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, and Journal of Applied Psychology.

An elected fellow of SIOP, Peter served as an associate editor of the Academy of Management Journal (2007-2010), founding associate editor and then editor-in-chief of Academy of Management Discoveries (2012-2020), and serves on the editorial board of several other leading journals. His interests outside academia include hiking, skiing, and family (wife, Ellen, and three kids, Zach, Sarah, and Noa).

Vice President-Elect and Program Chair-Elect
Tammy L. Madsen, Santa Clara University

Tammy L. Madsen (Ph.D., UCLA) is the W. M. Keck Foundation Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation of the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, where she also has served as Associate Dean. Before joining SCU, she was an Assistant Professor faculty at Southern Methodist University. Tammy has been actively engaged with the Academy of Management (AOM) for the last 30 years as: Representative-at-Large, Board of Governors (BOG) of the AOM, Chair of the AOM’s Division and Interest Group Relations Committee (AOM), Chair of the AOM’s Task Force – Reimagining the DIG 5-year Review Process, Chair of the AOM’s Strategic Management (STR) Division (5-year leadership role: PDW Chair, Program Chair, Division Chair-Elect, Division Chair, and Outgoing Division Chair), Member of the AOM’s Strategy task force and Strategy committee, Co-Chair of the STR Doctoral Consortium, Judge – STR Emerging Scholar Award, and member of the STR Executive Committee and Research Committee. Tammy’s other leadership roles include: Director of the Strategy Research Foundation’s Dissertation Research Grant Program (Strategic Management Society (SMS)), Associate Editor and Special Issue Co-Editor of the Strategic Management Review, Co-Editor of Special Issues for the Strategic Management Journal and Journal of Management Studies, and Executive Committee of College on Organization Science (5 year leadership role, including Organizer of the OS Dissertation Proposal Competition).

Tammy’s research and teaching is at the intersection of strategy, innovation and evolutionary dynamics – specific themes include: competitive heterogeneity and temporary advantage, shocks and growth under uncertainty, and co-innovation. Her work has received various awards from the AOM’s Strategic Management Division (Glueck Best Paper Award; Distinguished Paper Awards) and early in her career, she was recognized as an Ascendant Scholar by the Western Academy of Management. Tammy also has received a Best Reviewer Award from Academy of Management Discoveries. At SCU, her teaching, research and service have been recognized with Extraordinary Faculty Awards as well as the University President’s Special Recognition Award. 

Tammy began her professional career as a test and evaluation engineer for the weapon control systems on the F14 aircraft and subsequently worked as a design engineer and program manager at Delco Electronics, General Motors. She also holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering (University of California, Santa Barbara) and a MS in Systems Management (University of Southern California). In her downtime, you’ll find her surfing or ocean swimming.

 

Past President
Herman Aguinus, George Washington University

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Herman Aguinis is the Avram Tucker Distinguished Scholar at the George Washington University School of Business. Previously, he held the John F. Mee Chair in Management in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He has held visiting scholar positions at universities in Australia, China, France, Spain, Singapore, South Africa, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, and Argentina. His multi-disciplinary, multi-method, and multi-level research addresses the acquisition, development, and deployment of human capital in organizations and organizational research methods.

He has published about 150 journal articles (e.g., AMJ, AMR, SMJ, JAP) and eight books including Performance Management and Regression Analysis for Categorical Moderators, has delivered more than 125 presentations at universities in about 20 countries, and secured US $5 million in extramural funds (e.g., National Science Foundation). His research has been featured by Forbes, The Economist, Bloomberg Businessweek, USA Today, and other media.

A Fellow of the Academy of Management, he received AOM Practice Theme Committee Scholar Practice Impact Award recognizing an outstanding scholar who has had an impact on policy making and managerial and organizational practices, the Research Methods Division Distinguished Career Award for lifetime contributions, and the Entrepreneurship Division IDEA Thought Leader Award. In addition, he has received the best article of the year awards from five different journals. He also received Indiana University’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Building Bridges Award for promoting equality, equity, diversity, and justice.

He served as Editor-in-Chief of Organizational Research Methods and as guest editor for special issues of the Journal of Management on bridging micro and macro research domains and personnel psychology on corporate social responsibility. Selective examples of service to AOM  include President of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management, Task Force Member for redesigning AOM meetings, and Chair of the Research Methods Division.

Representative-at-Large
Pratima Bansal, Western University

Pratima Bansal

Pratima Bansal is the Canada Research Chair in Business Sustainability at the Ivey Business School at Western University. She founded and continues to direct Ivey's Centre for Building Sustainable Value  and the Network for Business Sustainability  (www.nbs.net). She is also leading Ivey’s Innovation Learning Lab. All of these efforts aim to strengthen research and its ties with practice. She researches the nexus of time, space and scale in business strategy, in order to advance sustainable development. For her contributions to the research and practice of sustainability, Dr. Bansal was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 2018, and named a ‘Distinguished Scholar’ by the Organizations and Natural Environment Division of the Academy of Management in 2017 and a ‘Faculty Pioneer by the Aspen Institute in 2008.

Bansal has published over 50 peer-reviewed academic journals in all of the Academy Journals, including the Annals, Discoveries, Journal, Review, Perspectives, and Learning and Education. She served as a Deputy Editor (2016-2019) and as an Associate Editor (2010-2013) for the Academy of Management Journal. She has also sat previously on nine editorial review boards. Her research has also been cited in the popular press including The Wall Street Journal, Globe and Mail and The Independent. She spoke at the TEDx Western event in 2013. Professor Bansal teaches at all levels of the business program, including undergraduates, MBAs, PhDs, and executives.

Representative-at-Large
Deanne N. Den Hartog, University of Amsterdam Business School

Deanne N. Den Hartog is Professor of Organizational Behavior and head of the Leadership and Management section of the University of Amsterdam Business School. She is also currently director of the ABS research institute. Deanne earned her PhD (1997) from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Netherlands. She has held a number of visiting positions in the US and UK and is currently visiting research professor at the university of Southern Australia. In the Academy, Hartog served on the Organizational Behavior Division's Executive Committee as Representative-at Large (2011-14) and she represents the Netherlands in the International Ambassadors Program of the HR Division (2009-). Within the Academy she also participated in Junior Faculty Workshops, PDWs and Doctoral Consortiums, and award committees.

Beyond the Academy, Hartog served on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) (2006-2014), the board of the Netherlands foundation for Management Development (NfMD 2000-2007) and the board of the Dutch HRM network (2007-). Hartog also serves on the editorial boards of several journals and has co-edited several special issues and an Encyclopedia of International Management.  Her research interests include (un)ethical, charismatic, and cross-cultural leadership; dark traits; proactive and innovative work behavior; human resource management; and trust. She collaborates with many scientists on projects in these areas and has published in journals such as the Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Representative-at-Large
Cynthia E. Devers, Texas A&M University

Cynthia Devers

Cynthia E. Devers is the Lawrence E. Fouraker Professor in Business and Associate Department Head of the Management Department in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Devers is also an International Research Fellow at the Centre for Corporate Reputation at the University of Oxford and an Executive Committee Member of the U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council, a public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of State and Texas A&M University focused on increasing women’s economic participation and empowerment.

She previously served as an Associate Editor for Academy of Management Review, and her work has appeared in outlets including Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, and others. In her research, she draws on behavioral and social psychological perspectives to examine the roles formal and informal governance mechanisms, social evaluations, and individual differences play in individual and organizational outcomes.

Representative-at-Large
Ingrid Fulmer, Rutgers University

Ingrid Fulmer

Ingrid Fulmer is a Professor of Human Resource Management and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University, where she also previously served as director of the PhD program. In addition, Fulmer is an honorary Adjunct Professor (Level E) at the University of South Australia Business School. She recently completed her five-year term in the elected leadership track of the HR Division of the Academy of Management; prior to that, she served a three-year term as representative at large in the Division. She is active on several journal editorial boards and has been an associate editor of Academy of Management Review and of International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Fulmer’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of human resource management (with particular focus and expertise in compensation and reward systems), organizational behavior, and business ethics. Currently, she is engaged in research projects examining organizational pay communication/transparency and also organization-alumni relationships. Her published research has appeared in Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Business Ethics, as well as in other journals and edited volumes. In her “former life,” prior to completing her Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University (USA), she worked as a certified public accountant and consultant. Whenever she has the opportunity, she is an enthusiastic traveler and adventurous cook/foodie.

Representative-at-Large
Lucy Gilson, University of Connecticut

Lucy Gilson

Lucy Gilson is a Professor and the Associate Dean for Faculty & Outreach at the University of Connecticut. She is also the Academic Director of the Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference, and a Research Fellow at the Universidade Catolica in Lisbon, Portugal. In 2019, the Web of Science named her one of the world’s most highly-cited researchers.

Her research examines teams in different organizational settings performing a diverse range of jobs to understand how creativity, empowerment, leadership, and virtual communication influence effectiveness. She has also done work on mentoring and leadership, in particular, the mentoring of women and minorities. Her work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, Group & Organization Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, as well as many other academic journals and edited books.

Gilson has served on the Executive Committee of the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management, and the Southern Management Association, where she was inducted as a Fellow in 2019. She is the Senior Associate Editor of Group and Organization Management, where she also serves as Editor of the Annual Conceptual Issue, and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Management. Lucy teaches Managing Organizational Change and Leadership and has been recognized as the teacher of the year on several occasions. She consults with many multinational companies and has worked with several state and national agencies including the Army Research Institute and the Army War College.

Representative-at-Large
Irene Henriques, York University in Toronto

Irene Henriques is a Professor of Sustainability and Economics and Schulich Research Excellence Fellow at the Schulich School of Business, York University in Toronto, and former Co-Editor of Business & Society. She is an Affiliate Research Scholar for the Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation (RICSI). Her research interests span economics, stakeholder management and sustainability.  She is currently involved in a multi-year project studying Indigenous social entrepreneurship. She has published numerous articles in leading economic and management journals including the American Economic Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Academy of Management Perspectives, and Journal of Management Studies. Irene has served as Chair of the Organizations and the Natural Environment Division of the Academy of Management and Chair of the Strategy Division of Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. She has also served as Chair of the Joint Public Advisory Committee to the US, Canadian and Mexican Environment Ministers under NAFTA (the Commission for Environmental Cooperation). Outside of academia, Irene is an avid skier and a strong believer that an economic system cannot function without amazing volunteers. 

Representative-at-Large
Sabin Hoidn, University of St. Gallen

Sabine Hoidn is Head of Student-Centered Learning Lab at the University of St. Gallen where she also teaches management classes and professional development workshops for faculty worldwide. Her research focuses on management education and higher education, particularly learning organizations, program/curriculum development, learning skills, student-centered learning, teaching and assessment. She has held visiting scholar positions at universities in the US, UK, and CZ.

Sabine has been involved with the Academy, particularly the MED Division, for nearly 15 years, currently completing her term in the elected leadership track of the MED Division (2017-2022); prior to that, she served two-year terms as MED Membership Chair and MED Research Coordinator respectively. She also currently serves as a member of the AOM-DIGR Committee (2021-22). 

She acts as scientific adviser and expert panel member for European and international bodies such as PPMI, ECA, DG-EAC and OECD and as editorial board member of international management and education journals such as JME, MTR, JHRE. She regularly presents at international scientific conferences (e.g., AOM, ECER, ICED), has published in peer-reviewed international journals (e.g., JVET, IJEM, IJIRI, ZfHE) and recently co-edited two books. She also received the MED Division Global Forum Best Symposium Award 2021 for co-organizing a symposium on the future of management education. 

Sabine earned her MA in Business Education from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, her PhD in business education from the University of St. Gallen, and the Venia Legendi in educational science, especially higher education at the University of Zurich.

Representative-at-Large
Keld Laursen, Copenhagen Business School

Keld Laursen

Keld Laursen is professor of the economics and management of innovation at Copenhagen Business School (CBS). He is also the head of the Department of Strategy and Innovation at CBS. He received his MSc degree from SPRU at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom (1994) and got his PhD from the University of Aalborg in Denmark in 1998. Laursen was one of the co-editors of the leading journal in innovation research, Research Policy over the period 2014-2018, and he served on the chair track of the Academy of Management's Technology Innovation Management (TIM) Division for 2013-2018. For 2016-2017 he served as the Division’s chair.

Laursen has organized and co-organized a number of international conferences, including several vintages of the DRUID Summer Conference; the US rooted CCC (Consortium for Cooperation and Competition) Annual Colloquium for Doctoral Student Research held at Copenhagen Business School in 2009; and the European-based SEI (Strategy Entrepreneurship & Innovation) Doctoral Consortium in 2012. Laursen's primary area of expertise is in how firms manage innovation. Within this context, he has focused on the organizational aspects of open innovation and the consequences for innovation performance. His research has been published in outlets such as Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Economic Geography and Research Policy.

Representative-at-Large:
Mary Tripsas, University of California, Santa Barbara

Mary Tripsas is a Professor of Technology Management at UC Santa Barbara. Prior to joining UCSB in 2021, she served on the faculties of the Wharton School, the Harvard Business School, and Boston College. She received her PhD from the MIT Sloan School, her MBA from the Harvard Business School, and her BS from the University of Illinois, Urbana.

Mary's research lies at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship, and strategy. As such, she has been active in multiple divisions of the Academy: she has served as a TIM rep at large (1998-2000), STR rep-at-large (2004-2007), OMT rep-at-large (2004-2007), and as the TIM Division chair on the 5-year track (2012-2017). She was a Senior Editor at Organization Science, and is currently on the editorial boards of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal,  Strategic Management Journal, and Strategy Science. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Industry Studies Association.

Her work has been published in a wide range of journals, including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Research Policy, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal,  Strategic Management Journal, and Strategy Science, and has received multiple awards, including the AOM Entrepreneurship Division Thought Leader Award and the SMJ Dan and Mary Lou Schendel Best Paper Award. She is also the recipient of the 2022 Academy of Management TIM Distinguished Scholar Award.