Anita McGahan
University of Toronto

Anita M. McGahan is Professor and Connell Chair in Management at the University of Toronto, where she is cross appointed to the Munk School of Global Affairs the Physiology Department of the Medical School. Anita McGahan is also faculty in the MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance. In 2013, she was elected by the Academy of Management’s membership to the Board of Governors and into the Presidency rotation. Her credits include four books and over 150 articles, case studies, notes and other published material on competitive advantage, industry evolution, and financial performance. Anita McGahan has been recognized as a master teacher for her dedication to the success of junior faculty and for her leadership in course development. In 2010, she was awarded the Academy of Management BPS Division’s “Irwin Distinguished Educator Award” and, in 2012, the Academy conferred on her its Career Distinguished Educator Award for her championship of reform in the core curriculum of Business Schools. In 2012, Anita McGahan was elected a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society.