Executive Committee

Chair-Track Positions


Past Chair
Kimberly D. Elsbach
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis
Gallagher Hall 3306
Davis, CA 95616
kdelsbach@ucdavis.edu
Kimberly D. Elsbach is a Professor of Management and Stephen G. Newberry Chair in Leadership at the Graduate School of Management, University of California, Davis. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. Kim’s research focuses on perception – specifically how people perceive each other and their organizations. She has studied these perceptual processes in variety of contexts ranging from the California cattle industry, and the National Rifle Association, to Hollywood screenwriters. She is currently studying how crying at work affects images of professional women and why fans identify with NASCAR. Her book Organizational Perception Management was recently published by Lawrence-Erlbaum as part of its Organization and Management Series. In terms of Academy service, Kim has served as a Representative at Large and Division Chair for the Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management, and has been a regular facilitator at Doctoral and Junior Faculty Consortia run by the Organizational Behavior and Organization and Management Theory Divisions. With respect to Academy of Management honors, Kim has won the Organization and Management Theory Best Paper Based on a Dissertation Award (1992), the Organizational Behavior Division Best Publication Award (2003), and the Academy of Management Journal Best Paper Award (2003). Kim is married to Jan Elsbach and has one son, Racha Elsbach (12 years old). She was a competitive swimmer in college (University of Iowa) and continues to compete in Masters Swimming.

Chair
Jeffrey R. Edwards
Kenan-Flagler Business School
University of North Carolina
Campus Box 3490
McColl Building
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
jredwards@unc.edu
Jeffrey R. Edwards is the Belk Distinguished Professor of Organizational Behavior and Strategy at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. He previously held positions at the University of Michigan Business School and the Darden School at the University of Virginia. His research examines person-environment fit in organizations, stress, coping, and well-being, work-family issues, and research methods. His work has appeared in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, and Psychological Methods. He is past editor of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, has served as associate editor of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Management Science, and Organizational Research Methods, and has held editorial board positions with the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology. He is a fellow of the Academy of Management, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the American Psychological Association, and has been elected to the Society of Organizational Behavior. Within the Academy of Management, he has served as representative-at-large for the Organizational Behavior Division and Research Methods Division, chair of the Research Methods Division, and is the program chair-elect for the Organization Behavior Division. He is also founder and coordinator of RMNET, an electronic question-and-answer discussion group for members of the Research Methods Division.

Chair-elect
Cristina Gibson
University of Western Australia
School of Business G59
35 Stirling Highway M252
Crawley,WA 6009
Australia
cristina.gibson@uwa.edu.au
Cristina B. Gibson is Winthrop Professor of Management and Organization and Australia Research Council Future Fellow at the University of Western Australia School of Business. Her area of expertise is the nexus of organizational behavior, international management, and cross-cultural psychology. She is a leading scholar on collective cognition, developing and testing theories and practical techniques for the shared use of information and knowledge, and the role of culture in these processes. Cristina was recently awarded the Thomson Reuters 2015 Highly Cited Distinction for being among the top 1% of business and economic academics globally in terms of citation count between 2002-2015, and she is the 2014 recipient of the University of Western Australia Vice Chancellor’s Award for Senior Research Excellence.
Program Chair
Sigal Barsade
Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
3620 Locust Walk, Steinberg-Dietrich Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
barsade@wharton.upenn.edu
Sigal G. Barsade is the Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where she is the area coordinator of the Organizational Behavior group. Prior to that she was on the faculty of Yale University, and received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. She studies the influence of affect on work behavior with a focus on affect in groups and team processes; affect and individual outcomes; organizational culture; and diversity and implicit processes. She has published articles about emotional contagion in groups; the influence of emotions on organizational outcomes generally – and on creativity, decision-making and negotiations specifically; emotional intelligence; emotional organizational culture; the outcomes of specific emotions on work performance; affective diversity in top management teams and implicit emotions in organizations. She has served on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly; Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes and Organization Science, and served as co-associate editor for a special issue of Organization Science – The Psychology of Organizational Networks. Within the Academy of Management she has held the role of Organizational Behavior Division Representative at Large, was a member of the long-range planning committee for the Organizational Behavior Division, has participated as a faculty fellow and panelist in numerous doctoral and junior factory consortia, and has been a judge for multiple Best Paper Awards.
Program Chair-elect
Daan Knippenberg
Professor of Organizational Behavior
Department of Organisation and Personnel Management
RSM – Rotterdam School of Management
Erasmus University Rotterdam
dvanknippenberg@rsm.nl
Daan van Knippenberg is Professor of Organizational Behavior, currently at Erasmus University Rotterdam, from this Summer onwards at Drexel University. Within the Academy of Management, Daan serves or has served as Editor-in-Chief Academy of Management Annals (2016-2019), Associate Editor Academy of Management Journal (2013-2016), editorial board Academy of Management Annals (2013-2016) and Academy of Management Journal (2011-2013; 2016-present), and on several awards committees (OB Division Mentoring Award 2015-2016; OB Division Best Paper with International Implications Award 2015; OB Division Best Published Paper 2011-2013; HR Division Thomas A. Mahoney Mentoring Award 2015-2016; Network of Leadership Scholars Eminent Leadership Scholar Award 2013). Outside AOM he has served as member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, as Editor Organizational Psychology Review, Associate Editor Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Organizational Behavior, and serves or has served as editorial board member of 14 other journals. Daan is Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and of the American Psychological Association. Daan’s core expertise is in leadership, diversity, team performance, creativity, and social identity; topics in which he also teaches in in-company, MBA, PhD, and Msci programs.

Representative-at-Large Positions


Paul Bliese
Darla Moore School of Business
University of South Carolina
1014 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208
paul.bliese@moore.sc.edu
Paul D. Bliese received a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University and a B.A. from Texas Lutheran University. After graduating in 1991, he worked for a year for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 1992, he joined the US Army where he spent 22 years as a research psychologist at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR). In 2009, he formed the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience at WRAIR, and served as the Director until he retired at the rank of Colonel in 2014. Over his military career, Dr. Bliese directed a large portfolio of research initiatives examining stress, leadership, well-being, and performance. In this capacity, from 2007 to 2014 he oversaw the US Army’s Mental Health Advisory Team program assessing the morale and well-being of Soldiers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Throughout his professional career, Dr. Bliese has led efforts to advance statistical methods and apply analytics to complex organizational data. He developed and maintains the multilevel package for the open-source statistical programming language R, and his research has been influential in advancing organizational multilevel theory. In addition, his applied research has had a demonstrable impact on policy decisions within the US Army and the Department of Defense. Currently, Dr. Bliese is an associate professor in the Management Department of the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. He has served on numerous editorial boards, and since 2010 has been an associate editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology.

Karen Jansen
College of Business & Economics
Australian National University
Room 1053, PAP Moran Bld (26B)
Acton, ACT 2610
Australia
karen.jansen@anu.edu.au
Karen Jansen is an Associate Professor at the Australian National University in Canberra. She has previously served on the faculty at the University of Virginia and Penn State University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Strategic HRM and Organizational Change from Texas A&M University. Her research examines processes that evolve over time in two areas. The first explores how momentum is created, sustained, or lost during long-term strategic change initiatives. She has developed a “momentum mapping” tool for managing change-related energy. A second stream of research emphasizes how and why person-environment fit changes over time. Her research has appeared in a variety of journals including Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. She serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. Prior to becoming an academic, she was a systems engineer at IBM.

Andrew Knight
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior
Olin Business School
Washington University in St. Louis
knightap@wustl.edu
Andrew Knight is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, where he is also a Faculty Scholar in the Institute for Public Health and a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for School Partnership. He studies the interpersonal dynamics of groups in organizations, with a focus on affect, relationships, and entrepreneurship. In the classroom, Knight is an award-winning teacher, currently offering courses on informal leadership for MBA and executive audiences and on organizational research methods for doctoral students.Knight serves as a member of the editorial review boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Group & Organization Management, and Small Group Research. He has also served the Academy of Management’s OB Division as a member of the Making Connections Committee (2014-2016), the Best Paper with Practical Implications Committee (2012, 2013), the Outstanding Practitioner-Oriented Publication Committee (2014), and the Best Dissertation-Based Paper Award Committee (2017).

Prior to joining the faculty of Washington University in St. Louis, Knight led research and product development at Pascal Metrics Inc. – a 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, OH; his M.A. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park; and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Managerial Science and Applied Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

He lives in University City, MO with his wife, Lauren, and their three boys.

Laura Little
Director of Institute for Leadership Advancement and Associate Professor
Terry College of Business
University of Georgia
lmlittle@uga.edu

Laura M. Little is an Associate Professor of Management and the Director of the Institute for Leadership Advancement at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. She received her Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University, her M.B.A. from University of Texas at Austin and her B.A. from Vanderbilt University. Little researches image management particularly in the work-life arena and emotion regulation of self and other. Her work has been published in several academic journals including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science and Personnel Psychology. Little’s co-authored paper on image management strategies used by pregnant employees received the 2016 Academy of Management Journal’s Best Paper Award. Little also served as a board member for the Southern Management Association from 2012-2015. A member of the Organizational Behavior Division since 2003, Little has served as conference reviewer, session chair, and discussant. She hopes to utilize a representative-at-large position as an opportunity to help the OB division enhance the sense of community among its members and to help increase the influence OB research has in practice.

Jennifer D. Nahrgang
W.P. Carey School of Business
Arizona State University
PO Box 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287
Phone: 480-965-4641
jennifer.nahrgang@asu.edu
Jennifer D. Nahrgang is Associate Professor of Management in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Dr. Nahrgang holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Her research focuses on leadership processes and leadership development, and team dynamics and effectiveness where she has published numerous articles in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organization Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Leadership Quarterly.

Mandy O’Neill
School of Business
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS5F5
Enterprise Hall
Fairfax, VA 22030
ooneill@gmu.edu
Olivia (Mandy) O’Neill is an Associate Professor of Management at George Mason University. She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Stanford University. O’Neill’s research examines how conceptualizing organizational culture as a function of emotions and gender enhances our understanding of organizational culture theory and the link between organizational culture and a multitude of individual-, team-, and unit-level processes and outcomes. Her work has been published in a variety of scholarly and practitioner journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Harvard Business Review. She is an editorial review board member of Organization Science and the Academy of Management Discoveries. Prior to being on the faculty at Mason, O’Neill was a Visiting Assistant Professor at The Wharton School and an Assistant Professor of Management at University of Georgia.

Ashleigh Rosette
Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708
arosette@duke.edu
Ashleigh Shelby Rosette is a tenured Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. In her primary area of research, she explores social and contextual factors that influence diversity-related perceptions. In her secondary area of research, she examines various strategies that individuals employ to improve the negotiation process and negotiated outcome. Her research has been published in top academic journals, such as Academy of Management Journal; Organization Science; Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes;Journal of Applied Psychology; Psychological Science; Journal of Experimental Social Psychology; and Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology. Professor Rosette’s teaching experience spans across a spectrum of topics that center around two primary areas: (1) Negotiations and (2) Leadership. She has received the Excellence in Teaching Award of the Year in the Executive MBA programs at Fuqua ten times. In her service to the field of organizational behavior, she has been active in the Academy of Management, participating on several occasions as a reviewer, a presenter, a discussant, a caucus leader, and a symposium organizer. Most recently in the Organizational Behavior Division, she has served as a speaker for the New Doctoral Student Consortium, a keynote speaker for the Doctoral Consortium, and a panelist in the Prolific Junior Faculty Workshop. She received her Bachelor in Business Administration degree and Master in Professional Accounting degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Ph.D. in Management and Organizations from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Steffanie L. Wilk
The Ohio State University
Mngmt & Human Resources Dept
2100 Neil Ave., 732 Fisher Hall
Columbus, OH 43210
wilk.17@osu.edu
Steffanie L. Wilk is an Associate Professor of Management and Human Resources at The Ohio State University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on worker mobility and workplace boundaries and her most recent work focuses on the challenges and opportunities of service-related work, including burnout and turnover, emotional labor, and attendant performance implications. Her research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology and American Psychologist. Professor Wilk currently serves on the editorial board of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organization Science.

Non-Elected Ongoing Positions


COO
Brad Kirkman
Poole College of Management
North Carolina State University
1350A Nelson Hall
2801 Founders Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695
brad_kirkman@ncsu.edu
Bradley L. Kirkman is the General (Ret.) H. Hugh Shelton Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Department Head of the Department of Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University. He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on leadership, international management, virtual teams, and work team leadership and empowerment. He was formerly the Foreman R. and Ruby Bennett Endowed Chair in Business Administration in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He has held visiting professor positions in the Department of Management and Organizations at the University of Western Australia in 2006 and the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in 2012. His articles have appeared in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, and Leadership Quarterly. In 2014, he was elected as a Fellow of both the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association. He was an Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Journal from 2005 to 2008 and is a current Editorial Board member for AMJ, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Organizational Psychology Review. He also received Outstanding Reviewer Awards from AMJ in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, and 2011. He has conducted research, presented papers, and taught in several countries including Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Dubai (UAE), England, Finland, France, Israel, Mexico, the Netherlands, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and the United States.

Communications Officer
Deirdre Snyder
School of Business
Providence College
Koffler Hall 116
1 Cunningham Square
Providence, RI 02918
dsnyder1@providence.edu
Deirdre Snyder is an Assistant Professor of Management at Providence College. She teaches organizational behavior and negotiations to undergraduate and MBA students in the School of Business. Deirdre received her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. At UNC she taught MBA classes in Ethical Leadership, Leading and Managing, Leading from the Middle, and Negotiations. She received the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, M. Wayne De Lozier Fellowship Award to the outstanding Ph.D. student in 2013. Her research interests include the impact of emotions on behaviors at work, organizational attachment, and ethical decision making. Her dissertation titled, “Harnessing the Power of Loneliness” was presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting and her work on ethical decision making has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology. Deirdre received a B.S. in Management Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo, receiving honors as the top student in management. She has a Masters of International Business from the University of South Carolina where she focused on marketing and Spanish. Before obtaining her Ph.D., Deirdre spent nearly 15 years working in marketing, public relations, and strategic communications. She has lived and worked in Spain, Mexico and Argentina.

Event Planner
Laura Erskine
Illinois State University
Management & Quantitative Methods
203 College of Business Building
Campus Box 5580
Normal, IL 61790-5580
lerskine@ilstu.edu
Laura Erskine is Acting Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of the MPH Programs in Health Policy and Management at UCLA. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and her MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Her teaching interests are in the area of healthcare, organizational behavior and leadership. Laura’s research interests include the meaning of relational distance in leader-follower relationships, leadership in virtual settings, and emergent leadership in the context of collective action. Laura is an active member of the Academy of Management. She is the Logistics Coordinator for the Network of Leadership Scholars and is a past-President of the New Doctoral Student Consortium. Following her MBA studies, she worked as a management consultant for A.T. Kearney, in a variety of marketing and strategy roles at Disney Online and FirstLook.com, and as a co-founder of Eureka Review, a Los Angeles-based SAT tutoring company.

Program Developer Officer
Alex Gerbasi
Grenoble Ecole de Management
12 rue Pierre Sémard
38000 Grenoble
France
alexandra.gerbasi@grenoble-em.com
Alexandra Gerbasi is a professor of organizational behavior and the director of the Centre for Leadership and Decision-Making at Surrey Business School. She received her Ph.D. is sociology from Stanford University and her undergraduate degree from Duke University. Her research focuses on the effects of positive and negative interactions within the workplace, and their effects on performance, well-being, thriving, affect and turnover. In addition, her research addresses how individuals recognize opportunities for collaboration and advancement in their networks. Her research has appeared in Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, The Leadership Quarterly, Social Psychology Quarterly, and Organizational Dynamics. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and Agence Nationale de la Recherche.

Technology Team Leader
Steven D. Charlier
College of Business Administration
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8151
Statesboro, GA 30460
scharlier@georgiasouthern.edu
Steven D. Charlier is an Assistant Professor of Management at Georgia Southern University. He holds degree from the College of William and Mary (BBA/Finance), the University of Denver (MIM/e-commerce), and the University of Iowa (Ph.D./Management). Prior to joining academia, Steve held a variety of managerial positions in the information technology, automotive, and entertainment industries. He has been a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2003, and has consulted with a number of for-profit organizations, federal government agencies, and non-profit organizations. His research interests are primarily focused on the modern work environment (including virtual teams, e-learning, and leadership in a virtual world) and management education. His research has been published in The Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Academy of Management Learning & Education, and Human Resource Management Review. He also serves on the editorial board for Academy of Management Learning & Education.

Treasurer
Bret Bradley
Dept. of Management and International Business
U. of Oklahoma
307 W. Brooks, Room 219B
Norman, OK 73019
bret-bradley@ou.edu
Bret Bradley is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management and International Business at the University of Oklahoma. His research intersects the areas of small group dynamics, team performance, leadership, and ethics. He studies workplace issues such as conflict management, problem employees, entrepreneurial team dynamics, expertise maximization, workplace deviance, multi-team systems, and emotion regulation. He is on the editorial board of Small Group Research, and has published articles at Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Management.

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