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Doctoral Student Consortium at Western Academy of Management - Join us in Hawaii!

  • 1.  Doctoral Student Consortium at Western Academy of Management - Join us in Hawaii!

    Posted 09-29-2019 00:50

    - Apologies for cross-posting - 

    2020 Western Academy of Management
    Doctoral Student Consortium
    March 18-19, 2020

    The Annual Doctoral Student Consortium hosted by the Western Academy of Management (WAM) will be held at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Big Island of Hawaii (
    https://www.wamonline.org/accommodation) on March 18-19, 2020, as part of the WAM Annual Meeting. We invite doctoral students at all stages in their program to apply. Please share this information with anyone who may be interested in applying. 

    What and When

    The Doctoral Student Consortium begins at 3:00 pm on March 18th and continues on March 19th until the opening session for WAM 2020. Attendees should be available to attend the full two days of sessions. The program is designed to enhance students' development as researchers and teachers, as well as to provide important networking opportunities including with the 2020 Ascendant Scholars and the Journal of Management Inquiry's (JMI) Scholars, Linda Smirch and Marta Calas from the University of Massachusetts and Nancy Harding from the University of Bath. Students will also receive feedback on a research proposal or developmental paper that will need to be submitted prior to the consortium, in February. New this year is a breakout session tailored to students' progress within the Ph.D. program (early versus later stage), addressing the unique challenges that arise at each stage. 

    Attendees will receive a $100 stipend to support travel expenses. Dinner on Wednesday evening and breakfast and lunch on Thursday will be provided, courtesy of WAM. 

    Application and Admission

    To apply, students should click the link below and fill out the application form. As part of the application, students will need to upload their current CV or short bio. 


    We particularly welcome applications from students who have not attended this consortium before and those who will attend WAM for the first time. Seating is limited and applications will be processed on a first-come basis. Applications must be received by January 15th, 2020. If you have questions regarding the consortium, please contact the consortium organizers directly: Marion Eberly (marionb@uw.edu) and Kathryn Aten (kjaten@nps.edu).  

    More about WAM

    The Western Academy of Management conference is known to be a warm and welcoming group of scholars. The main conference includes a variety of paper sessions, symposia, workshops, and panels, all designed to initiate a vibrant exchange of ideas, feedback, and discussion. The developmental paper track in particular offers a great opportunity to receive feedback on early-stage research. Please review the Call for Papers here: https://www.wamonline.org/wam-2020

    Marion Eberly
    University of Washington, Tacoma
    Tacoma WA
    (253) 692-5682