Academy of Management Board of Governors

The Board of Governors, the primary governing body of Academy of Management (AOM), has legal and fiduciary accountability for the association and primary responsibility for direction setting and policy development. The board is comprised of 15 individuals, of which includes 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.

2019-2020 Board of Governors

President: Jacqueline A-M. Coyle-Shapiro

President Elect: Quinetta M. Roberson

Vice President and Program Chair: Herman Aguinis

Vice President Elect and Program Chair Elect: Amy Hillman

Past President: Carol T. Kulik

Representatives at Large: Diana Bilimoria, Elizabeth George, Morten Huse, Søren H. Jensen, Tammy L. Madsen, Isabel Metz, Nelson Phillips, Chris Quinn Trank, Batia Wiesenfeld 

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2019-2020 Board of Governors

President: Jacqueline A-M. Coyle-Shapiro

President-Elect: Quinetta M. Roberson

Vice President and Program Chair: Herman Aguinis

Vice President-Elect and Program Chair Elect: Amy Hillman

Past President: Carol T. Kulik

Representatives at Large:
Diana Bilimoria, Elizabeth George, Morten Huse, Søren H. Jensen, Tammy L. Madsen,
Isabel Metz, Nelson Phillips, Chris Quinn Trank, Batia Wiesenfeld 

President: Jacqueline A-M. Coyle-Shapiro, London School of Economics


Jacqueline A-M. Coyle-Shapiro is a Professor in Organizational Behaviour in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) where she completed her Ph.D. in 1996. Her prior leadership positions include serving as Chair of the Academy's OB Division 2014-15, Head of the Employment Relations and Organizational Behaviour Group at the LSE from 2010-2013 and Senior Editor at the Journal of Organizational Behaviour from 2007-2012. She has held a number of visiting positions in the United States, Australia, France, and Ireland, and she has taught in Singapore, Colombia, Norway, Germany, and Portugal. 

She has co-edited two special issues of journals and two books on the employee-organization relationship: The Employment Relationship: Examining Psychological and Contextual Perspectives (2004) and The Employee-Organization Relationship: Applications for the 21st Century (2012).  Her research interests include employment relationships, psychological contracts, social exchange theory, and organizational citizenship behaviour. She has been published in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Her current work examines ideological currency and calling as well as employee-organization relationships and health. Within AOM, she has served on a number of Awards Committees (such as the Terry Book Award and the OB Division's Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award), AOM Second Conference Taskforce, Cross-Divisional Roundtable Committee, and, more recently, the Division and Interest Group Relations Committee. She has participated in a number of Junior Faculty Workshops and Doctoral Consortiums for several Divisions (ODC, OB, and HR).

President-Elect & Coordinator of Professional Divisions: Quinetta M. Roberson, Villanova University


Quinetta Roberson is the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership and a Professor of Management at Villanova University, formerly an Associate Professor of Human Resource Studies at Cornell University. She has had the amazing opportunity to be a visiting scholar at universities on every continent (except Antarctica, but there's still time) and to serve as a program director at the National Science Foundation. Prior to earning her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, she obtained undergraduate and graduate degrees in finance and worked as a financial analyst.

Quinetta's research and teaching interests are in the fields of human resource management and organizational behavior—specifically, the experience and effects of diversity and fairness in organizations.

Her work has been published in AOM journals, such as Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, and Academy of Management Review, as well as other top journals in the field. She has served as an Associate Editor at the Journal of Applied Psychology, served on several editorial boards, and is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Quinetta has been an active member of the Academy of Management for over 20 years. In addition to actively contributing to, and reviewing for, the annual PDW and scholarly programs, she has worked in various leadership roles, including: New Doctoral Student Consortium planning committee, Human Resources Division Best Student Paper Committee Chair, Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division Executive Board, Diversity & Inclusion Theme Committee Chair, and Representative-at-Large on the Board of Governors.

Vice President & Program Chair: Herman Aguinis, George Washington University

Herman Aguinis

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.

Vice President-Elect & Program Chair-Elect: 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.

Past President: Carol T. Kulik, University of South Australia

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Carol T. Kulik earned her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a Research Professor of Human Resource Management at the University of South Australia. Her research focuses on understanding how management practices influence the fair treatment of people in organizations. Current projects include investigating strategies for closing the gender gap in salary negotiations, reducing stereotype threat among mature-age workers, and increasing access to employment for people with disabilities. Carol's research on gender and diversity has been recognized by the Academy of Management's Gender & Diversity in Organizations Division and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Carol is particularly interested in bridging the academic-practice divide and ensuring that academic research addresses problems of interest to the business community. Her book Human Resources for the non-HR Manager makes cutting-edge research on human resource issues accessible to both HR and non-HR managers alike. In addition, Carol also enthusiastically collaborates with research partners in the business community, including the Australian Senior Human Resources Roundtable and The 100% Project.

Carol has served two terms on the Organizational Behavior Division's Executive Committee, as Representative-at Large, and later as Division Chair. She has been an Associate Editor at the Journal of Management and is currently an Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Journal. She served on the Australian Research Council's College of Experts.

Representative-at-Large: Diana Bilimoria, Case Western Reserve University

Diana Bilimoria

Diana Bilimoria, Ph.D., serves as KeyBank Professor and Chair of the Department of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. Her research interests focus on gender, diversity, equity and inclusion in governance and leadership, and organizational transformation. She has been published in leading journals and contributed to several edited volumes, and has co-authored several books including Women in STEM Careers: International Perspectives on Increasing Workforce Participation, Advancement and Leadership, and Gender Equity in Science and Engineering: Advancing Change in Higher Education.

In a five-year track, Diana has served as the Chair of the Gender and Diversity in Organizations (GDO) Division of the Academy of Management. She has also served as editor of the Journal of Management Education, and on the editorial boards of several journals. She has received multiple research grants from the National Science Foundation. In recent years she has received the Scholarly Contributions to Educational Practice Advancing Women in Leadership Award from the GDO Division, the Weatherhead School of Management Enduring Research Impact Award, the Janet Chusmir Distinguished Service Award from the GDO Division, the Weatherhead School of Management Teaching Excellence Award, and the Weatherhead School of Management’s Doctoral Teaching Excellence Award.

Representative-at-Large: Elizabeth George, University of Auckland


Elizabeth George (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin) is Professor of Management in the Graduate School of Management of the University of Auckland. She has held academic positions at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Australian Graduate School of Management, University of Queensland and Western Michigan University as well as visiting positions at Duke University and the Indian School of Business.

Elizabeth has an active research interest in non-standard work arrangements and diversity in the workplace. Her work has been published in major international academic journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science and the Academy of Management Annals. In addition, her research has been used by the International Labor Organization and the U.S. Society for Human Resource Management to help inform public policy and management practice.

Elizabeth has been a member of AOM since 1992, and has attended every meeting since 1994. She has served two terms on the executive of the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division, the first as International Representative-at-Large and later as Division Chair. She has also served on various committees including the Cummings Achievement Award Committee and the William H. Newman Award Committee. She is a currently co-editor-in-chief of Organizational Psychology Review, associate editor for a second term on the Academy of Management Annals, and on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal and Academy of Management Discoveries.

Representative-at-Large: Morten Huse, BI Norwegian Business School


Morten Huse is a Professor of Organization and Management at BI Norwegian Business School with over 30 years of international academic experience. He has had professor positions in Germany, Italy and the Scandinavian countries, as well as visiting scholarships at universities in several other countries, including Australia and the U.S.

During the 1990’s, he contributed significantly in internationalizing AOM. In 1998-2001, he chaired AOM’s ‘International Themes Committee’. He has been actively involved in several AOM divisions, particularly SIM and ENT. Morten was a founding member of CMS, and he has been a member of AOM’s Advisory Council and of AOM’s Ethics Committee. He has been a member of the Strategic Management Society for 25 years. From 2010-2012, he was the President of the European Academy of Management (EURAM).

Morten is conducting phenomenological and programmatic research on boards of directors, gender and stakeholder issues, and a distinct research stream about ‘value-creating boards’ developed around his work. He is presently involved in research in Italy, India and the Middle East.

His research and teaching is characterized by mentorship, including a sharing and open philosophy. He has signed both the DORA and RRBM declarations/calls, and thus he has a focus on impact and importance. He has been awarded for championing the economic development of women (TIAW). He worked for one decade in business before taking on his Ph.D. He has frequently served as speaker internationally for academic, practitioner and political audiences, including in various parliaments and financial institutions.

Representative-at-Large: Søren Henning Jensen, Copenhagen Business School

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Søren H. Jensen holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Strategy and Leadership from Copenhagen Business School (CBS) where he works as an associate professor. Søren has served two terms as Division Chair for the Management Consulting Division. He has also been the Danish ambassador for the Entrepreneurship Division. Søren is currently part of the steering committee for AOM Specialized Conference: Big Data and Managing in a Digital Economy. Søren is a faithful participant in the annual AOM conference where he has often served as session chair as well as participated in his papers or symposia and PDWs.

His research interest is knowledge-intensive companies, particularly Professional Service Firms. Curiosity drives Søren’s research towards the managerial and organizational challenges and potential they hold and an interest in improving practice while informing the field of knowledge. He has co-authored a book on the topic and written numerous articles and book chapters. In addition, he authored a chapter on F. W. Taylor in the Palgrave Handbook on Organizational Change Thinkers of Change, which to date remain the most downloaded chapter. Søren has recently been invited to write teaching cases on Big Data by Sage publishing.

In addition to his research activities, Søren works as a reviewer for the Service Industries Journal. Søren is program director for BSc in Service Management at CBS and has previously been the program coordinator for the MSc in International Marketing and Management, one of the most prestigious programs at CBS.

Representative-at-Large: Tammy L. Madsen, Santa Clara University

Tammy Madsen

Tammy L. Madsen (Ph.D., UCLA) is an Associate Dean and Professor of Strategic Management, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, where she has received the University President’s Special Recognition Award. Integrating work in strategy, innovation, and organizational evolution, her research spans several themes: competitive heterogeneity, temporary advantage and cohort effects; disruptive shocks and organization, industry and cluster evolution; and co-innovation platforms and interfirm collaboration. 

Tammy’s research has received various awards from the Strategic Management (STR) Division, AOM, including the Glueck Best Paper Award, and appears in outlets such as: Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, Industrial and Corporate Change, and the Journal of Knowledge Management. She recently co-authored Modern Competitive Strategy with Gordon Walker (2016:4e, McGraw-Hill Press).

Tammy serves on the editorial review boards of the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Organization Science, and on the Board of Editors for the Strategic Management Review. She has been actively engaged in professional service throughout her career. For AOM, she has served as Assistant Program Chair, Program Chair and Division Chair of the Strategic Management Division. For the Strategic Management Society, she is Associate Director of the SRF’s Dissertation Grant Program, and has served on the Competitive Strategy Interest Group’s executive committee. She began her professional career as a test and evaluation engineer for the weapon control systems on the F14 aircraft. She subsequently worked as a design engineer and program manager at Delco Electronics, General Motors. In her downtime, you’ll find her surfing or ocean swimming.

Representative-at-Large: Isabel Metz, University of Melbourne, Pennsylvania State University


Isabel is a Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne. She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Witwatersrand (South Africa), M.B.A. from Melbourne Business School, and Ph.D. from Monash University (Australia). Her pre-academia career was in Banking and Finance, and thus she champions research that is directly relevant to managers and employees. Isabel’s research aims to simultaneously help organizations manage talent and help individuals manage their careers.

She has been published in leading academic journals and has won prizes for her research papers at conferences. Isabel is a member of the GDO, OB, HR, Careers and Research Methods Divisions, and of the Diversity & Inclusion Theme Committee (D&ITC). She has served as a reviewer, presenter, session chair and discussant, and member or chair of various GDO, OB, HR, Careers and AOM committees, including being on the Executive Committees of Careers (2006-2010), GDO (2013-2016), and D&ITC (2010-2017). Isabel was the Chair of D&ITC in 2015-2016.

Isabel appreciates the value of diversity. She is a Portuguese descendant, born in Mozambique, who lived in Europe and graduated in South Africa—now she lives in Australia with her husband and three children. She regularly provides media commentaries and speaks at industry forums. Isabel teaches in the areas of Management, HRM, and Managing Diversity in the Workplace. Her diverse experiences and research interests align directly with AOM’s mission to build a vibrant and supportive community of scholars. Isabel aims to contribute to AOM’s continued success and strategic goals.

Representative-at-Large: Nelson Phillips, Imperial College Business School


Nelson Phillips is the Abu Dhabi Chamber Chair in Innovation and Strategy at Imperial College Business School in London, UK. Prior to joining Imperial in 2005, he was the Beckwith Professor of Management Studies at the Judge Business School at Cambridge University from 2001-2005 and a faculty member in the Faculty of Management at McGill University from 1993-2001.

He completed his Ph.D. in organizational analysis at the University of Alberta in 1995. Professor Phillips’ research interests cut across strategy, innovation and leadership, and he has been published widely with papers in AMJ, AMR, AMLE and Annals. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Management Inquiry from 2008-2017 and is currently Editor-in-Chief of Organization: Management & Innovation. He has served on a number of editorial boards including the boards of Organization Studies, Academy of Management Journal, and the Academy of Management Perspectives. He is also currently a board member of the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (the parent organization of the Journal of Management Studies).

Nelson’s previous experience at AOM includes acting as a representative-at-large for the OMT Division from 2009 to 2011 and joining the executive committee of the OMT Division on the five-year track from 2012 to 2017. In 2018, he received the Joanne Martin Trailblazer Award from the OMT Division. He has been a member of the Academy of Management since 1992 and has attended 24 of the last 25 Academy of Management Meetings.   

Representative-at-Large: Christine Quinn Trank, Vanderbilt University

Chris Quinn Trank

Christine Quinn Trank is on the faculty of Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of Education and Human Development.  As Associate Professor of the Practice, she teaches organization theory and behavior in the Leadership, Policy and Organizations department.  Trank received her Ph.D. in Business at the University of Iowa and has been a part of the Academy of Management since 1992. Christine has served as the Associate Editor of Academy of Management Review and is currently an editor of Academy of Management Learning and Education.  She was also co-editor of Journal of Management Inquiry, and has been on many editorial boards, including Academy of Management Journal and Academy of Management Discoveries.

Christine has served on committees in the Organizational Behavior, Organization and Management Theory, and Management Education and Development divisions, received the Service Excellence Award from Academy of Management Learning and Education and has been recognized as a top reviewer on three different AOM  journals. Christine is a regular volunteer facilitator on teaching roundtables for various divisions, as well as for writers' workshops for those new to the scholarship of teaching, learning and education.

Her research has been published in several journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Learning and Education, and Organizational Research Methods.  Her research has focused on the institutional environment of education, but most recently she has turned her attention to the role of compassion in our research methods, as well as rhetorical history as strategy in educational organizations such as Teach for America and charter schools.

Representative-at-Large: Batia Mishan Wiesenfeld, New York University

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Batia Mishan Wiesenfeld is the Andre J.L. Koo Professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Management and Organizations at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University. She received her Ph.D. in Management and Organizational Behavior from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Batia's current role at NYU involves her in new programs and extending our global reach because NYU prides itself on being a global network university.

Batia's teaching and research interests focus on the management of organizational change, drawing upon justice, identity, and construal level lenses. She studies organizations in various industries undergoing downsizing, restructuring and technology-induced change, exploring how to maintain the productivity and commitment of remaining employees. She also studies virtual and mobile work, online communities and the careers of top executives and directors. Her work often combines lab and field methodologies, and makes empirical and conceptual contributions.

Batia has published her work in top organizations journals as well as top psychology journals, and currently serves as a Senior Editor of the Journal Organization Science. Current and former editorial board memberships include Administrative Science Quarterly, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organizational Psychology Review, and Academy of Management Perspectives. She served as Representative-at-Large for the Organizational Behavior Division, and have actively contributed to the MOC, OMT, and CM divisions as well.