Abbie Griffith Oliver is an assistant professor at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. Her research explores the intersection of corporate governance and social evaluations. She focuses on the socio-cognitive mechanisms that shape strategic decision making and external perceptions of firms. She also explores how diversity influences these relationships in the upper echelons. She has published in the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal; and Journal of Management. She is currently a member of the Academy of Management Review editorial review board. For her dissertation, she received the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation Dissertation award. She also holds an international MBA from the University of South Carolina and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Wake Forest University. When not teaching or conducting research, Abbie enjoys collecting new passport stamps as well as triathlons, hiking, and live music.