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Anita M. McGahan

Anita M McGahan

    Anita M. McGahan

    Rotman Chair in Management  
    Professor of Strategic Management

    Degrees: PhD, Harvard University
    MA, Harvard University
    MBA, Harvard University
    BA, Northwestern University
    Email: Send an email to Anita M. McGahan
    Phone: 416-978-6188

    Bio

    Anita McGahan is a Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman (with a cross-appointment to the Munk School of Global Affairs). Her research is focused on industry change, sustainable competitive advantage and the establishment of new fields. An area of particular interest to her is in global health and the diffusion of knowledge across international boundaries.

    Academic Positions

    2016-2017  President; Academy of Management
    2014-present  MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance
    2015-present  Cross appointed to the Physiology Department of the Medical School; University of Toronto
    2010-2015  Associate Dean, Research; Rotman School of Management
    2010-current  Cross Appointment to the faculty of the Munk School of Global Affairs
    2008-current  Rotman Chair in Management; Rotman School of Management
    2009-2010  Chair of the Centres & Research Committee; Rotman School of Management
    2008-2010  Fellow, AIC Centre for Corporate Citizenship
    2007-current  Professor. Service on several School committees. Affiliated with the Centre for Health Sector Strategy.; Rotman School of Management
    2008-2009  Non-Resident Visiting Professor; Harvard Medical School
    2007  Visiting Professor; London Business School
    2005  Visiting Professor, Strategy; Australian Graduate School
    2000-current  Senior Institute Associate; Harvard Business School
    2000-2007  Professor & Everett Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar; Boston University
    1996-2001  Associate Professor, Competition & Strategy; Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration
    1996-1997  Visiting Scholar; Stanford Graduate School of Business
    1991-2000  Assistant, Associate Professor; Harvard Business School
    1991-1996  Assistant Professor, Competition & Strategy; Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration
    1990-1991  Dean's Fellow; Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration

    Non-Academic Positions

    2000, 2001-2002  Advisor to senior leadership team; Digitas Corporation
    1991-2000  Independent Consulting
    1986-1990  Consultant; McKinsey & Company
    1982-1984  Analyst; Morgan Stanley & Co

    Academic / Professional Service

            Please see Curriculum Vitae
    2015  Program Chair; Academy of Management
    2007  Division Chair; Academy of Management, BPS Division
    2005  Program Chair; Academy of Management, BPS Division
    2010-current  Member of expert panel convened to assess Canada's Strategic Role in Global Health; Canadian Counsel of Academies
    2010-current  Chief Economist, Division for Global Health and Human Rights; Department of Emergency Medicine; Massachusetts General Hospital
    2007-2010  Senior Economist, Division for Global Health and Human Rights; Department of Emergency Medicine; Massachusetts General Hospital
    2008-2014  Chairman of the Scientific Board; Danish Research Institute on Industrial Dynamics (DRUID)
    2007-2010  Member of Scientific Board for consortium promoting reasearch on industrial dynamics; Danish Research Institute on Industrial Dynamics (DRUID)
    2008-2012  Member of the Advisory Board; University of Toronto Press
    2006-2008  Steering Committee member; Global Health Initiative, Boston University
    2005-2006  Member of a 14-member Faculty Council selected by the President of the University to consider various issues related to University strategy; President's Council, Boston Univresity
    1994-2001  Director and Board member of four neighbourhood and community associations

    Honors and Awards

    2015  Fellow; Academy of Management
    2014  Fellow; Strategic Management Society
    2010  Irwin Distinguished Educator Award; Academy of Management, BPS Division
    2010  Chair, Terry Award Committee; Academy of Management
    2009  AIM Fellow; Imperial College
    2009  University Hooder, Convocation, Honorary Degree to Michael E Porter, and Conference presentations
    2009  Member, Terry Award Committee; Academy of Management
    2008  Excellence in Teaching Award, MBA Program; Rotman School of Management
    2008  Distinguished Service; Academy of Management, BPS Division
    2007  Excellence in Teaching; Rotman School of Management
    2006  Graduation Speaker (elected by executive MBA students); Boston University
    2006  Professor of the Year, presented by MBA students; Boston University
    2004  Elliott W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar, Inaugral Award
    2004  Professor of the Year, Inaugral Award, presented by students in the part-time MBA program (elected by students)
    2003  Graduation Speaker (elected by students); Boston University
    2002  Hightower Distinguished Lecturer; Emory University
    2002  Inducted by nomination into the national honorary society in business management; Beta Gamma Sigma
    2002  Nominating committee for Darwin's Fittest 50 Awards on innovation in managing risk; Darwin Magazine
    2001  one of 5 international experts on innovation; CIO Magazine

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