SMS

Margarethe Wiersema
University of California, Irvine

Margarethe F. Wiersema is the Dean’s Professorship in Strategic Management at the University of California, Irvine. She has an MBA and Ph.D. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Her research is focused on corporate strategy and corporate governance with more than 50 publications and over 9400 citations in practitioner (HBR, CMR) and academic journals (SMJ, AMJ, ASQ, OS). The recipient of numerous awards for excellence in research and teaching, Professor Wiersema was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Copenhagen Business School in 2016 in recognition of an outstanding contribution to research dissemination and education. She was elected as an SMS Fellow in 2012 for making significant contributions to the theory and practice of strategic management. In 2006, she was awarded the Distinguished PhD Alumni Award from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. She serves as Associate Editor of the Strategic Management Journal and on the Senior Editorial Board of the Global Strategy Journal. She served on the board of directors of SMS (2006-2010) and as Chair of the Corporate Strategy and Governance Interest Group of SMS (2006-2008).