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LSE professor elected President of the Academy of Management

Shapiro-J-150x200Dr Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro, professor of organisational behaviour in the Department of Management, has been elected as President of the Academy of Management (AOM). The AOM was founded in 1936 and is a leading professional association for management and organisation scholars, with nearly 20,000 members in 115 countries.

Professor Coyle-Shapiro will begin her five year term on 10 August 2016 as Vice President-Elect and Program Chair-Elect. In 2019, she will become the 75th President of the Academy, the first time in the history of the AOM that a UK-based academic has been elected to the role.

Professor Coyle-Shapiro said: “It is a privilege to be elected President of the AOM at this important stage in its history.

The Academy has a long and successful history of changing the fields of teaching, research and service, both across institutions and internationally. I aspire to build on this heritage and play a role in leading the vibrant and supportive community by expanding opportunities to connect with its ideas.”

Posted 5 May 2016