Margarethe F. Wiersema holds the Dean’s Professorship in Strategic Management at the University of California, Irvine. She has an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Copenhagen Business School in 2016 and was elected as a Strategic Management Society Fellow in 2012. In 2006, she was awarded the Distinguished PhD Alumni Award from the University of Michigan. She has served as Associate Editor of the Strategic Management Journal and currently serves as an Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Perspectives and on the Senior Editorial Board of the Global Strategy Journal.