Academy of Management Journal
Laszlo Tihanyi, Editor
Laszlo Tihanyi is a the William Alexander Kirkland Professor of Strategic Management in the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. His papers have been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and others. He served as Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Journal from 2014 to 2016. He has served on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, and Business Horizons. He is a former Associate Editor of the Journal of Management Studies (2008-2010) and a Co-editor of the Advances of International Management series (2008-2016). He has been a Chair of the Corporate Strategy Interest Group and a Co-director of the Ph.D. Paper Prize Award Competition in the Strategic Management Society.
Daphne Yiu, Associate Editor
Daphne Yiu is the Rath Chair in Strategic Management and Professor of Management and International Business at the Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma. She received a B.B.A. in Management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, an MPhil in Management from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Oklahoma. Her research is focused on how organizations elicit strategic responses to institutional change. In particular, she has examined how organizations make choices of organizational form, corporate and international strategy, as well as corporate governance mechanisms in relation to the institutionalization process in emerging and transition economies. Such works have been published in a number of top-tier management journals. She has served, or is serving, as a senior editor/editor at Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Corporate Governance: An International Review, and Journal of World Business, and on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, and Organization Science, among others. She was a recipient of AMJ Outstanding Reviewer Award, Fellow and Past President of Asia Academy of Management, and Representatives-at-Large of the Global Strategy Interest Group at the Strategic Management Society.
Matthew Semadeni, Associate Editor
Matthew Semadeni is Professor of Strategy and Dean’s Council Distinguished Scholar in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. in Strategy from Texas A&M University. Matt’s research interests include competitive and corporate strategy, innovation, top management teams, and empirical methods. His research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Business Venturing, and Journal of Management. He has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Organization, Journal of Management and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Prior to his doctoral studies, Matt worked in consulting for Price Waterhouse, LLC, and for Electronic Data Systems, with both private and public sector clients.
Elizabeth Eve Umphress, Associate Editor
Elizabeth Umphress is an associate professor and the Evert McCabe Endowed Fellow at the University of Washington. She received her B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Tulane University. Under the rubric of social justice research and using both experiments and survey methodology, Dr. Umphress pursues three primary branches of inquiry: ethics, organizational justice, and diversity. She has conducted her research in collaboration with a variety of organizations, including a cooperative agreement with NASA. Her research has been published in outlets such as Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organization Science. She has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. She brings research into practice by serving her university and community via diversity and inclusion efforts and has received multiple recognitions for her efforts.
Marco Tortoriello, Associate Editor
Marco Tortoriello (M.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA) is a Professor of Strategy and Organizations at Bocconi University, Milan. His research focuses on how informal networks within and across organizations form, evolve, and affect individual and organizational performance. His work has been published in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Strategic Management Journal and European Management Journal, among others. Marco is a member of the Editorial Board of Academy of Management Review, Organization Science (since 2009), and Academy of Management Journal (since 2014). He has also served as referee for research projects presented at the National Science Foundations of the United States, Switzerland, France, and Austria.
Tammar B. Zilber, Associate Editor
Tammar B. Zilber (Ph.D., the Jerusalem School of Business, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem) is interested in how organizations operate in light of their embeddedness within shared meaning systems (institutions), and how people negotiate these meanings on the ground, as part of their daily work—or as they strive to create, maintain, and change institutions. By inquiring into the microfoundations of organizational, field, and societal level institutional dynamics—such as change, maintenance, translation, and the work of logics—Tammar highlights the role of meanings, emotions, and power relations in institutionalization processes. She uses qualitative research methods, and has written on narrative research, field level ethnography, and multimodality. Her work was published in Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Inquiry, and other outlets. Tammar has served as guest editor of special issues at Academy of Management Journal, Organization Studies, and Research in the Sociology of Organizations. She also serves on the EGOS board, has been a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, MIT, Boston College, and UC San Diego, and a research fellow at Gothenburg University.
Denis A. Gregoire, Associate Editor
Denis A. Grégoire (Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder) is the Rogers-J.A.-Bombardier Chair of entrepreneurship research and an Associate Professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at HEC Montréal, Canada. He also provides academic and managerial leadership to two accelerator/incubator programs fostering the growth and funding of high-tech startups. Denis’ research centers on the cognitive processes supporting the early identification of insightful ideas for new innovative products/services and entrepreneurial projects; entrepreneurs’ decision to expand their firm’s activities in foreign locations; and the contributions of business angels and venture capitalists to the growth of high-potential technology ventures. His research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Organizational Research Methods, Organization Science, Small Business Economics, in addition to a few French-language journals. He has served on the Editorial Review Board and/or has contributed numerous manuscript reviews to all of these journals (and others).
Gurneeta Vasudeva, Associate Editor
Gurneeta Vasudeva Singh is an associate professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Her research examines the role of inter-organizational alliances and networks for knowledge-building, technological innovation, and sustainable development in different institutional and international settings. Gurneeta is a recipient of best dissertation awards from the Academy of Management and the Academy of International Business. Her research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal and Research Policy. She has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal and Global Strategy Journal, and as guest editor for Strategic Management Journal. She has a Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Public Policy from the George Washington University and M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from Delhi University. She has worked in international development as an energy policy analyst in Delhi and Washington, D.C.
Heather Ciara Vough, Associate Editor
Andrew Pierce Knight, Associate Editor
Andrew Knight is Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. He studies the interpersonal dynamics of groups and teams, with a focus on emotions and relationships, and is especially interested in the contexts of healthcare, entrepreneurship, and the military. In the classroom, Knight currently offers courses on leadership, teams, and people analytics for MBA and executive audiences and on organizational research methods for doctoral students. Prior to joining the faculty of Washington University in St. Louis, Knight led research and product development at Pascal Metrics Inc.—a Washington, D.C.–based risk analytics provider in the healthcare industry—from its founding through 2010. He received his B.A. (summa cum laude) in Psychology and Spanish from the University of Dayton; an M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland; and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Managerial Science and Applied Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Andrew Nelson, Associate Editor
Andrew Nelson is the Randall C. Papé Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Associate Professor of Management at the University of Oregon. He also serves as the University of Oregon’s Associate Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and as Academic Director of the Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship. Andrew received his Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. He also holds an M.Sc. (with distinction) from Oxford University and a B.A. (with honors and distinction) from Stanford. Andrew’s research explores the emergence of new technologies and technology-based fields, typically from a qualitative perspective and with special attention to occupational or institutional dynamics. His ongoing research projects focus on fields ranging from music synthesis to chemistry. Among other outlets, his work appears in Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Research Policy, Organization Science, and in two books, The Sound of Innovation: Stanford and the Computer Music Revolution (MIT Press, 2015) and Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise (McGraw-Hill, 5th edition, 2019).
Ilya Cuypers, Associate Editor
Ilya Cuypers is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University, and he received his Ph.D. from Tilburg University, the Netherlands. He works in the areas of strategic management and international business. Specifically, his current research focuses on the governance, dynamics, and performance implications of (cross-border) external corporate development activities (e.g., acquisitions, alliances, and joint ventures), investment decisions under uncertainty, and issues related to interorganizational ties. Ilya’s work has been published in such journals as Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of International Business Studies, and he has won a number of awards for his research (e.g., the Academy of Management International Management Division’s FIU Emerging Scholar Award). He has served on the Editorial Review Boards of Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal, and Journal of World Business, and as Guest Editor for Journal of International Business Studies.
Cindy Muir-Zapata, Associate Editor
Cindy P. Muir (Zapata) is an Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business (starting June 1, 2019). She received her Ph.D. in Management at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business and earned her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida. Dr. Muir's research interests include individual differences, organizational justice, and trust, particularly in the context of supervisor-employee relationships. As most leaders know, a disconnect often exists between leader behaviors and employee perceptions of those same behaviors, even in spite of their best efforts; because of the importance of leader-direct report relationships (and their impact on performance and turnover), Cindy aims to further understand that divide by studying factors that exacerbate or minimize said disconnect. Her work has been published in top journals, including: Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, among others.
Floor Rink, Associate Editor
Floor Rink is full Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen (The Netherlands). Floor’s line of research centers around work-related phenomena that involve intra- and inter-team dynamics, such as responses to diversity, status effects, cooperation, and ethical decision making (including governance relations). She regularly publishes her findings in academic psychological and management journals, including Organization Science, Psychological Science, Academy of Management Annals, and Academy of Management Journal. Floor’s work has received recognition from national and international associations (e.g., Dutch Association of Social Psychology, APA, AOM) and is currently for a large part funded through a scholars of excellence program from the Dutch Science Foundation.
Amanda Cowen, Associate Editor
Amanda Cowen is an Associate Professor at the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. She earned her doctorate and MBA at Harvard Business School. Amanda’s research interests center on corporate governance and strategic leadership. Her work aims to develop socially informed theories that help to explain decision making and outcomes in these domains. She is especially interested in understanding how key stakeholders interpret and respond to organizational failures or controversies. Amanda’s research is published or forthcoming in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Accounting and Economics. She has also served on the editorial review board of Academy of Management Review.
Lindred L. Greer, Associate Editor
Lindred (Lindy) Greer is Associate Professor of Management & Organizations and faculty director of the Sanger Leadership Center at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on how to design and lead effective organizational teams, with specific interests in intra-group hierarchy, conflict, diversity, leadership, and emotion. Lindy has published in such outlets as Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Science, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, among others. Her work has been covered in media outlets, including the New York Times, Forbes, and Fast Company, and she has received awards from the Academy of Management and American Psychological Association. Lindy received her B.S. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and her Ph.D. in social and organizational psychology from Leiden University in the Netherlands.
Luis Diestre, Associate Editor
Luis Diestre is an Associate Professor at IE Business School. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Southern California in 2009. His research interests evolve around two distinct topics: non-market strategy and R&D activities in the Biopharmaceutical industry. Luis' work appears in such publications as Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Management Science, Journal of Management Studies, and Research Policy. He is a member of the Editorial Review Board of Academy of Management Journal (since 2010) and Strategic Management Journal (since 2014). In 2016, Luis was awarded an ERC Starting Grant of about 1.4 million euros to develop a research project on the illegal trade of pharmaceutical drugs. In addition, Luis was included in Poets and Quants' 2015 list of “The World's Best 40 under 40 Business School Professors.”
Ingo Weller, Associate Editor
Ingo Weller is Professor of Human Resource Management in the School of Management at LMU Munich, and Co-Director of LMU’s Organizations Research Group. He completed his Habilitation at the Freie Universität Berlin, and received his Dr. rer. pol. (equivalent to Ph.D.) from the University of Flensburg. His research interests include Strategic HR and strategic human capital research, matching processes, and compensation practices. His work has appeared in journals like Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Applied Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Management, among others. He loves all types of rock climbing and bouldering, and/or runs a marathon from time to time.
Bart De Jong, Associate Editor
Bart de Jong (PhD, VU Amsterdam) is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Australian Catholic University. His research focuses on trust, teams, social hierarchy, virtuality, cultural diversity, leadership, start-ups, and multilevel issues, which he empirically examines through primary (survey) studies and research syntheses (meta-analyses, reviews). His work has been published in scholarly journals such as Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal (AMJ), Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP), and Organization Science, and several of his conference papers have appeared in the AOM Best Paper Proceedings. Prior to joining the editorial team, he received multiple Outstanding Reviewer Awards while serving on AMJ’s Editorial Review Board. He currently also serves on the Editorial Review Board of JAP. In addition to being an active member of AOM’s OB division, Bart is also an associate member of the Deakin Lab for the Meta-Analysis of Research (DeLMAR), and he was recently invited into the Society of Organisational Behaviour in Australia (SOBA).
Andrew Carton, Associate Editor
Andrew Carton is an Associate Professor in Management at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. His research focuses on how leaders communicate about the purpose of work and manage intergroup relations. Drew has been published in such outlets as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Journal of Applied Psychology. He received his B.A. from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. from Duke University. Drew’s other interests include music, cycling, and reading about the hard sciences.
Ivona Hideg, Associate Editor
Ivona Hideg is an Associate Professor and Ann Brown Chair in Organization Studies at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Canada. She holds a Ph.D. in OB/HRM from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and MSc in I/O Psychology from the University of Waterloo. Ivona’s main program of research includes workplace diversity, equality, and inclusion. In her work, she focuses on gender, but also examines issues surrounding culture, ethnicity, language, and socioeconomic background diversity. She has published in such outlets as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Psychological Science, among others. Her work has been featured in media outlets, including Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and the New York Times. She received Early Researcher Award from the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science, and her work is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). She has been awarded with Research Fellowship with the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School (2019-2020), and was a visiting faculty at the University of Western Australia in 2020, University of Amsterdam in 2018, Católica Lisbon (Portugal) in 2016, and RMIT University in Melbourne in 2014. She has served on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Management, and Organizational Psychology Review. She has consulted for the federal government of Canada on parental leave policies and the recruitment of women into the Canadian Armed Forces. Finally, Ivona is also a proud mom of two young kids!