Call for Applications [Doctoral]

Call for Applications [DSC]

IM Division Doctoral Student Consortium (DSC) 2022

The International Management (IM) Division is offering a Doctoral Student Consortium (DSC) at this year’s Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management on Sunday, August 7, 2022. The Consortium will be a full day in-person event. In addition, the IM Division is offering each PhD student who has been admitted to the DSC a stipend, covering their AoM conference registration fee. Places in the DSC are limited; the deadline to apply is June 3.


The Doctoral Student Consortium is designed for current PhD students, who have an interest in international management, as either their primary or secondary field of inquiry. We welcome participants from all stages of the PhD program.


Confirmed panelists include (in alphabetical order):

Gabriel Benito, BI Norwegian Business School

Prithwiraj Choudhury, Harvard U.

Ilya Cuypers, Singapore Management U.

Mercedes Delgado, Copenhagen Business School and MIT

Timothy Devinney, Alliance Manchester Business School, U. of Manchester

Charles Dhanaraj, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver

Sinziana Dorobantu, NYU Stern School of Business

Ajai Gaur, Rutgers U.

Olga Hawn, U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Tatiana Kostova, U. of South Carolina

Rekha Krishnan, Simon Fraser U.

Elena Kulchina, North Carolina State U.

Mona Makhija, Ohio State U.

Valentina Marano, Northeastern U.

Klaus Meyer, Ivey Business School

William Newburry, Florida International U.

Myles Shaver, U. of Minnesota

Jordan Siegel, U. of Michigan, Ross School of Business

Stephanie Wang, Indiana U., Bloomington

Minyuan Zhao, Washington University in St. Louis

The Consortium offers structured and informal discussion between participants and faculty panelists on research, job opportunities, and early-stage career strategies. A substantial amount of time is also set-aside for dissertation development, featuring one-on-one feedback from faculty in small groups. This is an excellent opportunity to receive valuable feedback on your work, as well as a chance to network and get to know your fellow doctoral students and leading scholars in the International Management field. Participants will also be invited to a “Meet-the-Editors” session later on the same day.


To apply, please submit your application materials to one of the DSC Co-Chairs, Anna Lamin (D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University) at or Mirko Benischke (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University) at by June 3, 2022. You can also contact the DSC Co-Chairs should you have any questions. We will inform all applicants about their admission to the DSC by June 10, 2022. Your application should include the following:


  • 1-page nomination letter from your advisor/chair;
  • A description of your dissertation idea, including your research question, relevant literature, research design, and methods (Maximum 2 pages); and
  • Curriculum Vitae, including relevant contact information (Maximum 2 pages)