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Extended deadline: 2021 STR Doctoral Consortium

  • 1.  Extended deadline: 2021 STR Doctoral Consortium

    Posted 06-08-2021 17:27
    Edited by Metin Sengul 06-08-2021 19:59

    Dear Colleagues,

    The application deadline for the STR Doctoral Consortium has been extended to June 20, 2021. The AoM Annual Meeting registration fee will be covered for students who are admitted to the consortium if their institution does not cover this fee. Please see the call for participants below for application details.

    Best Regards,


    Isin Guler and Metin Sengul



    Strategic Management Division (STR) Virtual Doctoral Consortium 2021
    Tuesday and Wednesday, July 27 and 28, 2021 (8am - 1pm EDT)


    The STR Doctoral Consortium is intended for students who are in the dissertation proposal stage of their PhD programs.  The objective of the consortium is to support doctoral students as they shape their dissertations.  Students will have opportunities to discuss their work in small groups with distinguished faculty and peers, to meet and interact with future colleagues, and to enhance their scholarship, teaching and overall development.

    The 2021 STR Doctoral Consortium will have synchronous and asynchronous components as well as networking components. The synchronous meetings will be held on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 and Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 8am to 1:00pm EDT.

    The 2021 Doctoral Consortium co-chairs are Isin Guler (University of North Carolina) and Metin Sengul (Boston College).  The tentative faculty panel includes (by last name in alphabetic order): Seth Carnahan (Washington University in St Louis), Trey Cummings (John Hopkins University), Caroline Flammer (Boston University), Martin Ganco (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Hyunjin Kim (INSEAD), Marlo Raveendran (University of California, Riverside), Charlotte Ren (Temple University), Violina Rindova (University of Southern California), Robert Seamans (New York University), Matthew Semadeni (Arizona State University), Gurneeta Vasudeva Singh (University of Minnesota), and Todd Zenger (University of Utah).

    All applicants will be notified of admission decisions by the end of June 2021.

    ***Application Website: https://tinyurl.com/STRDoctoralConsortium2021

    The application website will request the following information:

    1. Cover Letter.  You will be asked to submit a "cover letter" describing your interest in the Strategic Management division, and why the STR Doctoral Consortium is the best fit for you.  Please also indicate the number of years you will have participated in your PhD program by September 2021 and your expected dissertation proposal defense date.  Note that when submitting the letter you will be required to confirm that: (a) you are applying to the STR Doctoral Consortium only (and not the STR Dissertation Consortium), (b) your primary division of interest is Strategic Management, (c) you will attend the STR Doctoral Consortium if accepted, and (d) you commit to accept an invitation to only one doctoral consortium at the 2021 AOM meeting.  You should enter the text of your letter in the space provided on the application website (no attachments). 
    2. Nomination Letter.  Have your dissertation chairperson write a nomination letter (on letterhead).  The letter should verify that you are working on your dissertation proposal and state your dissertation proposal defense date.  Please upload as a PDF (only).  Please name the file as follows: LastName-FirstName-Nomination.pdf.  If your chairperson would prefer to send us a nomination letter privately he/she may do so by emailing it to Isin_Guler@kenan-flagler.unc.edu, but please indicate on the form if that is the case.  Space permitting, we will work to accommodate multiple students from a single institution; if space is limited, only one student per institution will be admitted.
    3. Curriculum Vitae.  You will be asked to upload your current CV.  Please upload as a PDF (only).  Please name the file as follows: LastName-FirstName-CV.pdf.
    4. Dissertation Abstract.  You will be asked for a 200 word abstract of your dissertation proposal.  Please identify 3-5 keywords at the end of the abstract.  Note that your abstract will be distributed to other consortium participants.  You should enter the text of your abstract in the space provided on the application website (no attachments).    
    5. Dissertation Summary.  You will be asked for a summary of your dissertation proposal (2 page maximum).  Please upload as a PDF (only).  Please name the file as follows: LastName-FirstName-Summary.pdf.

    If you have questions about the Doctoral Consortium, please contact consortium co-chairs Isin Guler (Isin_Guler@kenan-flagler.unc.edu) or Metin Sengul (metin.sengul@bc.edu).

    Metin Sengul
    Boston College
    Chestnut Hill MA