Research Methods Community:
2021 Doctoral Student and Junior Faculty Consortium

April 9, 16, and 23 from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM EDT (UTC -4) on Zoom Meetings 
Application and 2021 SMS membership required  


March 4, 2021
Application Deadline
Mid-March 2021
Notification of Application Status
April 9, 2021
Session 1 - Research Agenda and Empirical Design
April 16, 2021
Session 2 - Best Practices in Empirical Research: Endogeneity
April 23, 2021
Session 3 - Job Market & Empirical Papers.


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Joanna Campbell
University of Cincinnati
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Michael Withers
Texas A&M University

The Research Methods Community will offer a Doctoral Student and Junior Faculty Consortium in the Spring of 2021 on April 9, April 16, and April 23 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT (UTC -4). The Consortium will take place virtually over Zoom Meetings.  All student and junior faculty (within three years of graduation) that are current 2021 members of the Strategic Management Society are invited to participate.

The purpose of this consortium is to provide students and junior faculty with a learning opportunity to focus on research design and empirical approaches. Panelists for the consortium will be leading scholars in research methods from across the SMS community. The topics for these sessions will be Research Agenda and Empirical Design, Best Practices in Empirical Research: Endogeneity, and Job Market & Empirical Papers. 

An application is required for this consortium.

Application Requirements

Applicants will submit the following information via SurveyMonkey in the application: 

  • Name 
  • Affiliation 
  • Email address 
  • Specify your academic position 
  • If you are a PhD student, specify your expected date of PhD completion  
  • Upload a short CV 
  • Questions & Comments about specific topics or sessions.

Applications will be reviewed following the Application Deadline March 4, 2021. Applicants should be 2021 SMS Members. More information about membership, including how to enroll can be found at



Session Facilitator: Markus Fitza 


Session Facilitator: Tessa Recendes

Session Facilitator: Sheryl Winston Smith