Academy of Management Annual Conference 2019 – Management Education and Development Professional Development Workshop

Professional Development Workshop 2: Isms in Academia: Exploring how to Foster an Inclusive Culture Inside and Outside the Classroom

Sponsors: Management Education and Development (MED); Gender and Diversity in Organizations (GDO); International Management (IM); Management Consulting (MC)

Friday, Aug 9 2019 10:00AM – 12:00PM at Sheraton Boston Hotel in Berkeley AB

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Session Description:

This Professional Development Workshop aims to foster a discussion about how to promote an inclusive culture inside and outside the classroom. The starting point of this discussion is the exploration of inclusion in academia from a broad range of different disciplines, geographical, and theoretical perspectives with the common aim of approaching ways for combating inequality and fostering diversity and inclusion.


Andri Georgiadou, Equality Inclusion Diversity (EQUIDY) Center, Cyprus

Miguel Olivas-Lujan, Clarion University Pennsylvania, USA

Expert Discussants:

S. Robert Hernandez (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA) – Inclusive Excellence Series

Kate McCombs (Florida Atlantic University, USA)- Bullying

Regina F. Bento (University of Baltimore, USA) – Linguicism (or languagism)

Facilitators/ Discussants:
Andrew J. Marcinko, Durham University, UK

Christy Nittrouer, Rice University, USA

Christine M. Manno, University of Arkansas, USA

Dorothea Roumpi, Pennsylvania State University, USA

Eugene Agboifo OHU, Lagos Business School, Nigeria

Franklin Oikelome, Eastern University, USA

H. Michael Schwartz, Case Western Reserve University, USA

Jennifer A. Griffith, University of New Hampshire, USA

Lesley Clack, ScD, University of Georgia, USA

Mami Taniguchi, Waseda University, Japan

Maureen Andrade, Utah Valley University, USA

Rachael Goodwin, University of Utah, USA

Rana Haq, Laurentian University, Canada

Renée Smith-Maddox, University of Southern California, USA

Samantha Dodson, University of Utah, USA

Stacy E. Kratz, University of Southern California, USA

Stephanie L. Black, Texas A&M University at San Antonio, USA