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Call for Nominations for the 2020 OMT Doctoral Consortium

  • 1.  Call for Nominations for the 2020 OMT Doctoral Consortium

    Posted 03-10-2020 17:47
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    2020 OMT Doctoral Student Consortium
    Academy of Management Annual Meeting
    Vancouver, BC

    August 6-7, 2020


    Lisa Cohen, McGill University,
    Santi Furnari, Cass Business School,

    Call for Nominations

    Nomination Deadline: April 30, 2020

    We are pleased to announce that the Organization and Management Theory (OMT) division will once again hold a Doctoral Student Consortium as part of the pre-conference activities at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting. The goal of this consortium is to orient doctoral students who are broadly interested in organizations and management as they enter the final phase of their doctoral programs. It helps prepare them for the job market and plan future careers. We aim to help students make the most of their doctoral programs, advance and publish their research, find academic jobs, manage their early career and, perhaps most importantly, establish professional networks with colleagues who share research interests.


    The consortium will include panel presentations, discussion sessions, opportunities for personal mentoring and teaching roundtables. Over 30 faculty member have confirmed their participation in this event. Many have been editors for leading journals and won prestigious research and teaching awards. They represent a range of career levels and geographies and will provide diverse perspectives. The roster includes:   


    ·         Beth Bechky, New York U.

    ·         Christine Beckman, U.S.C.

    ·         Emily Block, U. of Alberta

    ·         Raina Brands, London Business School

    ·         Joe Broschak, U. of Arizona

    ·         Diane Burton, Cornell U.

    ·         Daisy Chung, Cass Business School

    ·         Gregoire Croidieu, EMLyon

    ·         Marta Elvira, IESE

    ·         Claudia Gabbioneta, Newcastle U.

    ·         Will Harvey, U. of Exeter

    ·         Dennis Jancsary, WU Vienna

    ·         Heeyon Kim, Cornell U.

    ·         Rajiv Kozhikode, Simon Fraser U.

    ·         Kate Kellogg, MIT

    ·         Mukta Kulkarni, IIM, Bangalore


    ·         Massimo Maoret, IESE

    ·         Alan Meyer, U. of Oregon

    ·         Evelyn Micelotta, U. of New Mexico

    ·         Andrew Nelson, U. of Oregon

    ·         Amandine Ody-Brasier, Yale School of Management

    ·         Andrea Prado, INCAE, Costa Rica / Nicaragua

    ·         Thomas Roulet, U. of Cambridge

    ·         Erica Salvaj, Universidad del Desarrollo

    ·         Christopher Steele, U. of Alberta

    ·         Maxim Voronov, York U.

    ·         Danqing Wang, HKUST

    ·         Rene Wiedner, Warwick U.

    ·         Shipeng Yan, Hong Kong City U.

    ·         Eric Zhao, Indiana U.


    The consortium is designed to allow for high levels of interaction between faculty and students. In order to maintain a high faculty/student ratio, space for this consortium is strictly limited. Interested students must be nominated by their schools and must be OMT members (either already or by joining now).


    Doctoral programs should limit their nominations to one applicant. Universities with multiple departments seeking to send students must coordinate their nominations. Preference will be given to those students who have progressed to the dissertation stage and are either on or considering being on the job market in the coming year. The nomination deadline is April 30, 2020


    Nomination Instructions


    Nominations should be e-mailed by the department representative who nominates the student to the two consortium organizers:

    Lisa Cohen, McGill University,
    Santi Furnari, Cass Business School,

    Applications should be e-mailed by the department representative who nominates the student to the two consortium organizers. It should include the following in the body of the e-mail:

    • The nominee's name, address, e-mail address, phone and fax numbers,
    • Name of affiliated school and university,
    • Confirmation that the student is (or will become) a member of the OMT division, and
    • A statement from the department certifying the nominee's completion of doctoral coursework and comprehensive exams (or equivalent) by August 1, 2020.


    Three supporting items should be attached to the e-mail:

    1. A brief letter from a faculty member providing a general appraisal of the nominee, including an assessment of his/her progress toward a dissertation defence, expected defence date, and subject of dissertation;
    2. A 1 page bio summarizing the nominee's contact information, research and teaching interests, and publications; and/or working papers;
    3. A 3-5 page summary of the student's research project on which they would like to receive feedback.


    Students selected to attend the Consortium will be sent a registration code that will allow them to register online.

    Additional information about the OMT Doctoral Consortium will be available on the OMT website.

    If you have questions or concerns, feel free to contact the OMT Doctoral Consortium organizers:

    Lisa Cohen, McGill University,
    Santi Furnari, Cass Business School,

    Please note that the Doctoral Consortium begins with an opening reception dinner on the evening of Thursday, August 6, and ends Friday, August 7 at 6 pm.

    We look forward to seeing you at the AOM in Vancouver!


    Lisa Ellen Cohen
    McGill U/Desautels Faculty of Mgmt
    Montreal QC
    514 398 5561