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A Message from the MED Division Chair 2022-23

MED Chair

Welcome to the Management Education and Development (MED) Division of the Academy of Management (AOM)!

We’re a dynamic, inclusive and collegial community of about 1800 worldwide members. We advance scholarly research and research-informed learning, teaching and management practices related to educating and developing management educators, managers and leaders. To learn more about MED visit our domain statement.

Our members enjoy an exciting, leading-edge conference program each year with inspiring scholars and numerous opportunities to build relationships, forge research collaborations, learn innovative evidence-based teaching approaches, and engage with MED and AOM leadership – as conference participantsMED officersMED reviewers, MED Ambassadors and AMLE editors and authors. Our distinguished MED Writers Workshop gives authors the opportunity to receive manuscript feedback from experienced MED reviewers and management education journal editorial boards members. Throughout the year, we also sponsor interactive MED Webinars which bring together academics and practitioners from around the globe to discuss the latest topics in management learning and education

Each year MED recognizes its membership with prestigious best paper, symposium and professional development workshop (PDW) awards, multiple outstanding reviewer awards and outstanding service awards.

If you’re passionate about teaching and the scholarship of learning, we encourage you to channel your passion by making MED one of your main AOM divisions! Alternatively, if you’re motivated to improve your teaching effectiveness, join us! MED aims to be a platform for enriching your career by connecting with our diverse and inclusive community of researchers, faculty, consultants and practitioners. Doctoral students and junior faculty are especially encouraged to connect with us – and learn about all the opportunities our division offers.

Please see the link below to make MED your primary or ancillary division, and get involved!
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Warmest regards,
Gerard Beenen
2022/2023 MED Division Chair

Gerard Beenen, Ph.D.
Professor of Management
College of Business and Economics
California State University, Fullerton

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Appointed Officers

MED could not complete its goals without the help of all of our volunteers. We recognize our appointed officers: 

Treasurer Volker Rundshagen, Hochschule Stralsund (Germany) volker.rundshagen@fh-stralsund.de
Jr. Faculty & Doctoral Consortium Coordinat­ors

Preeti Wadhwa, Cal Poly Pomona (USA), pwadhwa@cpp.edu (chair)

Bob Bonner, California State University, San Francisco (USA), bonner@sfsu.edu (deputy chair)

MED Mentoring Program Coordinators

Claudia Ferrante, US Air Force Academy (USA) Claudia.Ferrante@usafa.edu

Beverly DeMarr, Ferris State University (USA) BeverlyDeMarr@ferris.edu

Technology Coordinators

Emilee Simmons, Leeds Trinity University (UK) e.simmons@leedstrinity.ac.uk 

Alexis Rittenberger, Case Western Reserve University (USA), adr97@case.edu

Communication & Social Media Coordinators

Preeti Wadhwa, Cal Poly Pomona (USA), pwadhwa@cpp.edu

Nicole Coomber, University of Maryland (USA) ncottre@umd.edu

Webinar Coordinators

Alexis Rittenberger, Case Western Reserve University (USA), adr97@case.edu

Philip Cola, Case Western Reserve University (USA)  pac4@case.edu

Podcast Coordinator Martin Fellenz, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), mfellenz@tcd.ie
Monthly Discussions on “Best Practices” Coordinator

Andrew Pueschel, Ohio Univ. College of Business (USA) pueschel@ohio.edu

Chei Hwee Chua, Univ of Miami (USA), cchua@miami.edu

Special Adviser (Membership) Jay O’Toole, Old Dominion Univ. (USA)  jotoole@odu.edu
International Relations Emmanuel Monod, Emmanuel.Monod@Outlook.com 

News & Announcements


    Call for Registration and Submissions Session Attendance – By Invitation / Pre-Registration ONLY Practice-oriented doctoral students face a unique set of dissertation challenges. Often seeking to either solve a specific business problem or close ... More
  • Update on the upcoming professional doctorate pre-submission online workshop

    The AOM MED professional doctorate pre-submission workshop is please to announce the reviewers for its upcoming workshop. Many thanks for our Reviewing Committee: Trahms, Cheryl A, Minnesota state University, USA Ann Saurbier, west liberty university, ... More
  • Professional doctorate pre-submission online workshop

    This AOM MED professional doctorate pre-submission workshop aims to help DBA and other professional doctorate students increase their chances of a paper acceptance for AOM 2023 Boston. Students who submit to this online workshop will receive constructive ... More


  • Dear PhD Candidate, This is a reminder that you may apply for the Idea Puzzle Prize until the 30th of June 2023. Please find below the list of previous winners, including their respective research designs, as an inspiration for your participation ...

  • The June issue of Organization Management Journal ( Vol. 20 Issue 3 ) is now available. OMJ is a joint publication of The Eastern Academy of Management and The Southwest Academy of Management and is ranked by the Australian Business Deans Council. ...

  • Please see the attached call for proposals for this invitation/pre-registration PDW. ------------------------------ Alexis Rittenberger Case Western Reserve University Corning NY ------------------------------