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2017 Board of Governors Election Results

The Academy of Management is pleased to welcome four new members to the Board of Governors for the 2017-2018 term. Terms will begin at the close of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (August 3-8, 2017 in Atlanta, GA).
Vice President-Elect/Program Chair-Elect
Quinetta Roberson, Villanova University
Representatives at Large
Elizabeth George - University of Auckland
Christine Quinn Trank - Vanderbilt University
Batia Mishan Wiesenfeld - New York University  
Vice President-Elect/Program Chair-Elect

QUINETTA ROBERSON. 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 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 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.

Representative at Large

ELIZABETH GEORGE. 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 nonstandard 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 US Society for Human Resource Management to help inform public policy and management practice.

Elizabeth has been a member of the Academy of Management 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 Rep-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

CHRISTINE 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.  Chris has served as associate editor of Academy of Management Review and is currently 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.

Chris 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 top reviewer on three different Academy of Management journals.  Chris 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 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. 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 my 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.

About the Board of Governors

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

Current members of the Academy of Management's Board of Governors (2016-2017) include:
President: Anita M. McGahan
President-Elect:  Mary Ann Glynn 
Vice President and Program Chair:  Carol T. Kulik 
Vice President-Elect and Program Chair-Elect:  Jacqueline A-M. Coyle-Shapiro
Past President: Debra L. Shapiro  
Representatives at Large:  Maureen Ambrose, Peter Bamberger, Stacy Blake-Beard, Laura B. Cardinal, Aparna Joshi, Alison M. Konrad, Carrie Leana, David Patient and Lynn M. Shore

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