IM Division Committees

Below are the mandates of IM Division Committees and their current members. The committees welcome your feedback and suggestions.

Research Committee

The Research Committee’s mandate is to promote scholarship excellence through recognizing members’ research achievements and maintaining high standards for the research awards given by the division. Specifically, the Committee is responsible for reviewing the work of the finalists and selecting the winners for the following division awards:

(1) IM Division CEIBS Best Paper Award

(2) IM Division HKUST Best Paper in Global Strategy Award

(3) IM Division Best Paper in OB / HRM / OT Award

(4) IM Division GWU-CIBER Best Paper on Emerging Markets Award

(5) IM Division Willamette University, Atkinson Graduate School of Management Best Paper in International Ethics, Social Responsibility, &/or Sustainability Award

(6) IM Division CGIO Best Paper in International Corporate Governance Award

(7) Douglas Nigh Award

Grazia D. Santangelo
University of Catania
Ilya Cuypers
Singapore Management University
Henrik Dellestrand
Uppsala University
Jesper Edman
Hitotsubashi University
Carolina Gomez
Florida International University
Ilir Haxhi
Amsterdam Business School
Gary Knight
Willamette University
Nandini Lahiri
American University
Mila Lazarova
Simon Fraser
Randi Lunnan
BI Norwegian Business School
Markus Pudelko
Tübingen University
Riki Takeuchi
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Catherine Welch
University of Sydney

Teaching Committee

The Teaching Committee’s mandate is to promote teaching excellence among members of the division.  Specifically, the committee facilitates identification of best practices in teaching international management and provides opportunities for their exchange and dissemination.  It coordinates the compilation of teaching resources from master teachers and provides those to members through the IM Division website.  The committee is responsible for organizing the PDW on Teaching International Management at the annual AOM meetings.


Mary Teagarden
Gerhard Apfelthaler
California Lutheran
Andrea Schotter
Western University
Jacobo Ramirez
Copenhagen Business School
Stéphane J. G. Girod,

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee’s mandate is to facilitate communication and interaction among members and to keep members informed about important issues and events within the division and the broader academic community. Specifically, this committee is responsible for the following: (1) design, maintain, and update the division’s website; (2) edit and distribute the division newsletter “IM Division News”; (3) issue regular “IM Division Updates” to members through e-mail and the division’s Facebook Group Page; (4) provide an avenue for member online communication through the dedicated listserv “IM Division List” and the division’s Facebook Group Page; and (5) take photos at various division sessions, activities, and events during the AOM annual meetings, and manage the division’s photo gallery.


Chei Hwee Chua
Chair and Division Archivist
University of South Carolina
Charles Wankel
IMD L-list Director
St. John's University
Rimi Zakaria
Photography Manager and Lead Photographer
University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Everlyne Misati
Communications Officer
Florida International University
Dennys Eduardo Rossetto
University of Texas at El Paso University Center of FEI
Raquel Garcia-Garcia
The Open University
Sahrok Kim
Facebook Admin Manager
Washington State University

Professional Achievement Awards Committee

This is an umbrella committee chaired by the Immediate Past Chair and made up of previous Past Chairs of the IM Division. This committee is responsible for handling the nominations and selection of the recipients of the following three professional achievement awards:

(1) IM Division Outstanding Educator Award

(2) IM Division Outstanding Service to the Global Community Award

(3) IM Division FIU Emerging Scholar Award


Jay Anand


Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University
Sea Jin Chang
National University of Singapore

PWC Strategy& Eminent Scholar Award Committee

This committee is responsible for nominating the recipient of the PWC Strategy& Eminent Scholar Award, which is then approved by the Executive Committee. This award recognizes life time achievement in international management scholarship. This award is sponsored by PWC Strategy&.



Sam Park
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra

Northeastern University

Art Kleiner
PWC Strategy&

Doctoral Student Committee

The Doctoral Student Committee’s mandate is to serve the professional and social needs of the doctoral student members of the division by creating a network of junior scholars and facilitating information exchange and knowledge sharing. Specifically, the committee organizes social get-togethers at the AOM annual meetings where students interact with colleagues and senior faculty, participates in the IM Division Doctoral Student Consortium, and provides opportunities for students to offer feedback to division officers, and for the officers to interact with the student membership. A long-term goal of the committee is to create a virtual community through the IM Division website for the purposes of sharing information on job and fellowship opportunities, doctoral dissertation research, and collaboration.



Yue Zhao
Florida International University
Ebru Ipek
Simon Fraser University
Mohan Song

Florida International University

Membership Drive Committee

The Membership Drive Committee has the purpose of increasing AOM member awareness regarding the IM Division while encouraging membership involvement. The Membership Drive Committee assists the Executive Committee (EC) in identifying and addressing issues regarding member relations and involvement, serves as a liaison between the membership and EC, and fosters communication from and amongst members.



Tanvi Kothari
San Jose State University Areas: Southwestern and Western US, and Western Canada
Norihito Furuya
Uni. of Missouri St Louis Area: Asia
Luiz Ricardo Kabbach de Castro
Universidade de São Paulo Area: Latin America
Irlo Lee
U. of New South Wales Areas: Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands
Hyun-Jung Lee
London School of Economics & Pol. Science Areas: UK, Middle East, and Africa

Social Committee

The IM Division Social Committee was formed in January 2015 with the purpose to assist the IM Division Executive Committee on the social aspects our division’s AOM meeting program. We plan the IM Division Gala event in terms of venue, catering, and music. We also plan the catering for the PDW Welcome Breakfast; PDW Reception; Mid-career Faculty, Junior Faculty, and Doctoral Student Consortia; and PDW Strategy& Eminent Scholar Award reception. Through great events, food and drinks, we hope to facilitate networking and mentoring activities among division members at the AOM annual meetings.

Denise Dunlap
KGI-The Claremont Colleges
Ilya Cuypers
Singapore Management University
Jose-Mauricio G. Geleilate
U. of Massachusetts Lowell

Corporate Outreach Committee

The Corporate Outreach Committee’s mandate is to facilitate communication and interaction between members and the broader corporate community, which includes for-profit and non-profit as well as governmental and non-governmental organizations.  This committee is responsible for developing and delivering activities that provide members with occasions to interact with practitioners in meaningful ways that encourage dialogue, promote mutual understanding and nurture collaborative research.  The primary mechanism for achieving these objectives is through PDWs at the annual meetings.

Alan Bird
Northeastern University
Lily Ming Li
Hull University Business School
Christina Butler
Kingston Business School, UK
Martha Maznevski
Ivey Business School
Norihito Furuya
University of Missouri, St Louis
Cordula Barzantny
Toulouse Business School
Per Geisler Hansen
Network of Corporate Academies

Best Dissertation Award Committee

This committee is responsible for handling the submissions and selection of the winner and finalists of the IM Division D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University Award for the Best Dissertation in International Management.

William Newburry
Florida International University
Bo Nielsen
University of Sydney
Anju Seth
Virginia Tech
Mary Sully De Luque
Catie Magelssen
London Business School

Online Teaching Resources Committee

Ali Taleb
MacEwan University
Abdulrahman Chikhouni
Mount Royal University
Der Chao Chen
National Central University

Online Research Resources Committee

Sali Li
U. of South Carolina

Click here for the list of Past Division Committee Chairs & Members.

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