Academy of Management Annals


Editorial Team


Stuart Bunderson, Editor

Professor | Washington Univ. in St.Louis

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 R. Leana, Editor

University of Pittsburgh

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.


Linda Argote, Associate Editor

Carnegie Mellon University
Associate Editor

Linda Argote is the David and Barbara Kirr Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory in the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. Linda’s research focuses on organizational learning, organizational memory, knowledge transfer, and group processes and performance. Her book, Organizational Learning: Creating, Retaining and Transferring, was a finalist for the Terry Book Award of the Academy of Management. Her article with Eric Darr and Dennis Epple, “The Acquisition, Transfer and Depreciation of Knowledge in Service Organization: Productivity in Franchises,” was recognized as one of the most influential articles published in Management Science during its first 50 years. In addition, her article with Paul Ingram, “Knowledge Transfer in Organizations: A Basis for Competitive Advantage in Firms,” was identified as one of the most influential articles published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes during its first 50 years. Linda was chosen as Distinguished Scholar by the Organization and Management Theory (OMT) division of the Academy of Management in 2012. The International Network for Groups Research (INGRoup) recognized her with the Joseph E. McGrath Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Groups in 2018. She received an honorary doctorate from Aarhus University in 2019.

Linda served two terms as Editor-in-Chief of Organization Science. She also served as Departmental Editor at Management Science, on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management, and as Vice President for Publications for the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). She is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the Association for Psychological Science, and INFORMS.


Nicholas Argyres, Associate Editor

Washington University in St. Louis
Associate Editor

Nicholas Argyres is the Vernon W. and Marion K. Piper Professor of Strategy at the Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis. His research interests include inter-organizational relationships and contracting, strategy and organization structure, industry evolution, and competitive dynamics. Nick was a Senior Editor at Organization Science for twelve years, and serves on the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal. He was previously on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Organization, and the Journal of International Business Studies. Nick also served as the Chair of the (then) Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management.


Gary A. Ballinger, Associate Editor

University of Virginia
Associate Editor

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

Professor | Oxford Univ., Said Business School
Associate Editor

Marya Besharov is Professor of Organisations and Impact at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. She was previously on the faculty of 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, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, and Industrial and Corporate Change. Marya has also contributed to numerous books and edited volumes, co-authoring chapters on hybridity in social enterprise, organizational identity and leadership and co-editing a forthcoming volume of Research in the Sociology of Organizations on organizational hybridity. She has published practitioner-oriented articles in HBR, Stanford Social Innovation Review and outlets such as The Huffington Post and The Conversation. In addition to her Associate Editor role at Academy of Management Annals, she serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Organization Theory, and she is a representative-at-large for the OMT Division of the Academy of Management. 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

Professor | George Mason
Associate Editor

Matthew A. Cronin (PhD 2004, Carnegie Mellon University) is a Professor of Management at George Mason University. His research examines the inter- and intra- personal processes that make collaboration more creative and effective. He is also interested in system dynamics, and the nature of knowledge creation in management research. His work has appeared in top-tier management publications such as The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Management Science, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. This work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Fortune, and was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He was the 2016 Conflict Management Division Chair. He served as Coeditor in Chief of Organizational Psychology Review, as Associate Editor at Academy of Management Annals, and on the editorial review board of Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Discoveries, Organization Science, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. He coauthored two books: The Influential Negotiator (Sage Publishing, 2020) and The Craft of Creativity (Stanford University Press, 2018), which was a finalist for AOM’s 2019 George R. Terry book award.


Isin Guler, Associate Editor

UNC Chapel Hill
Associate Editor

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

Associate Professor | Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Associate Editor

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

University of Toronto
Associate Editor

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

Elizabeth Wolfe Morrison, Associate Editor

Professor | New York Univ
Associate Editor

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.


Denise M. Rousseau, Associate Editor

Professor | Carnegie Mellon University
Associate Editor

Denise M. Rousseau (Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley) is H.J. Heinz II University Professor of OB and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon and former president of the Academy of Management. An organizational psychologist, her research focuses on change in organizations and employment relationships with particular focus on worker experiences. She has been honored with AOM’s Scholarly Contribution Award, its Distinguished Service Award, two George Terry Book Awards, and scholarly contribution awards from the OB, Careers and MOC divisions. In 2019, she received the Losey Award for Contributions to Scholarship and Practice from SHRM, and in 2020, the Distinguished Scholarship Career Award from SIOP.

Gretchen Marie

Gretchen Marie Spreitzer, Associate Editor

University of Michigan
Associate Editor

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.

Managing Editor


Stacey Victor, Managing Editor

Academy of Management

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.