Gender and Diversity in Organizations

Call for Nominations: 2018 Janet Chusmir Service Award

Call for Nominations for the 2018 Janet Chusmir Service Award

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2018

The Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division offers an annual award for outstanding service.  The Janet Chusmir Service Award is presented to the nominee who has made an outstanding contribution to the GDO Division and who has personally served as a mentor and role model for others in the field.

To nominate a GDO colleague (no self-nominations please), submit a letter of nomination outlining the nominee’s outstanding contributions and a copy of the nominee’s vita. Contributions include professional service to the division, work for the advancement of the status and role of professional women and people of color in the Academy, and/or in organizations. Include any supporting information that will help the committee make its decision.

Prior Recipients Include: Diana Bilimoria, Stacy Blake-Beard, Bernardo Ferdman, David Kravitz, Dianna Stone, Belle Ragins, Kecia Thomas, Myrtle Bell, Gayle Baugh, Charmin Hartel, Alison Konrad, Ellen Fagenson-Eland, Sherry Sullivan, Max Wortman, Stella Nkomo, Janet Adams, Lynda Moore, Gary Powell, Dot Moore, and Bette Ann Stead.

Please submit all nominations to Erika Hall, Committee Chair at

GDO Doctoral Student Consortium Invitation

Invitation to Participate

Doctoral Student Consortium (Invitation Only)

Saturday, August 11, 2018

9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Consortium Organizers: Dr. David Baldridge and Dr. Eddy Ng

The 2018 doctoral consortium will include an diverse mix of speaker panels and activities designed to provide doctoral students with a realistic preview of scholarly life, including: different career paths, techniques for developing productive research collaborations, and a review of editors’ expectations and advice for drafting quality manuscripts. Students will also have the opportunity for more personalized connections and feedback through a mentor-match coffee to be held after the consortium (or at another mutually agreed to time), in which students are paired with a more senior scholar based on the student’s research interests.

Session 1: Realistic Job Preview: Finding the Right Job and Becoming an Effective Junior Faculty Member

Panelists: Lawrence Houston (Oregon State U.), Tiffany Johnson (Georgia Tech), Brent Lyons (York U.), Amy Tian (Curtin Business School)

This panel of research productive, pre-tenure faculty provides a realistic job preview into what it is like to be a junior faculty member, and strategies they have used to learn and juggle their many roles. We will ask panelists to discuss key developmental experiences and to share advice for new faculty members.

Session 2: Crafting Publishable Papers—Editors’ Panel

Journals Represented & Panelists: Jay Barney (U. Utah), Academy of Management Review;

Ryan Zimmerman (Virginia Tech), Human Resource Management; Lisa Leslie (New York U.), Academy of Management Journal; Christina Stamper (Western Michigan U.), Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal

The panel of current/recent journal editors and associate editors 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. The session will also include time for questions.

Networking Lunch

Participants will have an opportunity to meet GDO Divisional Chair Patrick Mackey (Rutgers U.) and other divisional officers and also network with each other over lunch.

Session 3: Award Winning Scholars: Developing Collaborative Research Relationships

Panelists: Stephan Boehm (St Gallen U.), Parasuraman Award; Curtis Chan (Boston College), Parasuraman Award; Karsten Jonsen (IMS Lausanne), International Faculty Research Award; Isabel Metz (Melbourne Business School), Global Conference: Business & Economics Best Paper Award

This panel of award-winning researchers will share strategies for leveraging one’s research through effective collaborations. Topics include: developing new collaborations with research sites and co-authors, and advice for managing possible issues that can arise in the collaboration process. Panelists will also share their personal experiences in both successful and challenging collaborations.

Session 5: Wrap-Up and Mentor Coffee

Panelists: David Baldridge (Oregon State U.), Eddy Ng (Dalhousie U.)

Students will also have the opportunity for more personalized connections and feedback through a mentor-match coffee in which students are paired with a more senior scholar based on the student’s research interests.

Registration Information for Participants:

Students interested in attending the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Doctoral Student Consortium are requested to submit a vita and a brief statement explaining their interest to both Dr. David Baldridge ( and Dr. Eddy Ng ( Students must be registered for the 2018 Annual Meeting in order to attend the GDO doctoral student consortium. Space is limited, so students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Students invited to attend the consortium will be notified via email.  Please contact Dr. Baldridge or Dr. Ng at the above email addresses with any questions about the consortium.


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Eddy Ng and David Baldridge

Call for Nominations – Distinguished Scholarly Contributions

Call for Nominations

2018 GDO Division Award for

Distinguished Scholarly Contributions

The Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division proudly confers an annual award for outstanding scholarship within the GDO domain. This award recognizes a present or past member of the division who has made significant cumulative scholarly contributions advancing our knowledge of gender and diversity in organizations. Scholarly contributions include the creation and dissemination of new knowledge in the form of conceptual, applied, empirical and/or theoretical works.

This award is given for an accumulated body of work. Past winners include:

Uma Sekaran 1991                                                   Robin Ely 2005

Laurie Larwood 1992                                                Marta Calás & Linda Smircich 2006

Kathryn (Kay) Bartol 1993                                        Carol Kulik 2007

Barbara Gutek 1994                                                 Ellen Kossek 2008

Nancy Adler 1995                                                      Stella Nkomo 2009

Gary Powell 1996                                                      Debra Meyerson 2010

Dorothy (Dot) P. Moore 1997                                    David Harrison 2011

Alison Konrad & Belle Rose Ragins 1998                 Dianna Stone 2012

Laura Graves 1999                                                    Ann Marie Ryan 2013

Linda Stroh 2000                                                       Mikki Hebl 2014

Saroj Parasuraman 2002                                         David Kravitz 2015

Karen Lyness 2003                                                  Nancy DiTomaso 2016

Jeffrey Greenhaus 2004                                           Derek Avery 2017

Criteria for consideration includes: 1) the breath or overall scope of the nominee’s work with consideration to her/his contribution to gender and diversity; 2) the depth of the nominee’s research in terms of richness in the exploration of one or more gender and diversity topics; and, 3) impact or significance of research in raising important questions and providing direction for future research in the gender and diversity domain.

This is a wonderful way to honor your colleagues and recognize important work! For nominations, please send a 2-3 page letter of recommendation outlining the nominee’s contributions with respect to the criteria stated above and a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae. Please confirm that the nominee is a current member of the GDO Division or, if not, the year(s) during which the nominee was a member. Self-nominations are not accepted.

The deadline for nominations is April 30, 2018. Please send your nomination or questions to Yvonne Benschop (Chair, GDO Scholarly Contributions Award Committee) at

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