Gender and Diversity in Organizations

Accepting applications for GDO Junior Faculty Consortium at AOM 2017

GDO Junior Faculty Consortium 

We are pleased to invite applications for the Junior Faculty Consortium hosted by the Gender and Diversity in Organizational Division, to be held at the Academy of Management Annual Conference in Atlanta, Saturday August 5, 2017 from 8:00AM to 12:30PM.

We define junior faculty as tenure track faculty who have not yet achieved tenure and/or at the (equivalent) rank of assistant professor. This PDW session gives you the opportunity to learn career and publishing advice from successful diversity scholars, as well as the chance to develop your professional networks with others who are at a similar career stage. See below for additional details on the schedule of presenters. We welcome your applications, and encourage you to share with others who might be interested.

Session 1: Career Considerations Panel

Panelists:  Doyin Atewologun, Queen Mary University of London & Cranfield School of Management; Donna Blancero, Bentley University; David Kravitz, George Mason University.

Presenters will lead discussions on topics such as: Managing a pre-tenure job change; identifying letter writers for tenure packets; navigating departmental politics; options following an unsuccessful tenure process; general issues of stress and life balance. 

Session 2: Being a Productive Scholar Panel

Panelists:  David Baldridge, Oregon State University; Patrick McKay, Rutgers University; Lisa Nishii, Cornell University.

Presenters will lead discussions on strategies for being a productive scholar, including topics such as: how to position diversity and related research, how to be an effective teacher, how to collaborate or find writing/research partners, how to build your brand/ increase your visibility within your specialty area, and establishing an effective research stream.

Session 3: Editor’s Panel

Panelists: Eden King, George Mason University (Journal of Management); Eddy Ng, Dalhousie University (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal); Belle Rose Ragins, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Academy of Management Review), Geoff Wood, University of Essex (British Journal of Management).

Journal editors and associate editors from journals that focus on GDO themes will offer advice on the publication process and preparing publishable manuscripts.  Topics include how to choose an appropriate outlet for a paper, how to tailor the structure of a paper for different journals, and how to successfully navigate the review process.

Session 4: Networking Lunch 

Registration Information for Participants:

Junior faculty interested in attending the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Junior Faculty Consortium are requested to submit a vita and a brief statement explaining their interest to both Dr. Joy Beatty ( and Dr. Oscar Holmes IV ( Faculty must be registered for the 2017 Annual Meeting in order to attend the GDO Junior Faculty consortium. Space is limited, so faculty members are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as acceptance occurs on a rolling basis. Junior faculty invited to attend the consortium will be notified via email.  Please contact Dr. Beatty or Dr. Holmes at the above email addresses with any questions about the consortium.


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