Catherine Maritan is an Associate Professor at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. She received a Ph.D. in strategic management from Purdue University, has held visiting appointments at Dartmouth College and Purdue, and previously served on the faculty of SUNY Buffalo. Her research on capabilities and resource allocation has been published in leading outlets such as Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, and Journal of Management. She is an Associate Editor at Strategic Management Journal and a former Senior Associate Editor at Journal of Management. Long active in the SMS, holding positions in both the Strategy Process and Competitive Strategy Interest Groups, she currently Co-Chairs the Strategy Research Foundation. Prior to entering academia, she worked as a mining engineer and as a corporate banker, in North America and in Europe.