Call for Participants - CTO Doctoral Consortium at Academy of Management

Starts:  Mar 19, 2023 08:00 (ET)
Ends:  May 1, 2023 23:55 (ET)

Call for Participants - CTO Doctoral Consortium at Academy of Management

The CTO Division of the Academy of Management is pleased to announce the 2023 Doctoral Consortium (DC) on Friday August 4th, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. The DC is an opportunity for doctoral students to network, receive feedback on their research, and discuss career issues. All interested PhD students working on research at the intersection of communication, digital technology, and organizing. We welcome diverse submissions from the full diversity of approaches to research on these phenomena, including behavioral, social, technical, and economic issues.

Faculty advisors include:

1.    Kathrin Brohman (Queens University, Canada)
2.    Stefan Haefliger (City University, UK)
3.    Mark Keil (Georgia State University, USA)
4.    Nanda Kumar (City University of New York, USA)
5.    Karim Lakhani (Harvard University, USA) 
6.    Brain Pentland (Michigan State University, USA)
7.    Michael Zaggl (Aarhus University, Denmark) 
8.    Sam Zaza (Middle Tennessee University, USA)
9.    Sabine Brunswicker (Purdue University, USA) – Doctoral Consortium Chair

Travel support is available for some students admitted to the DC, pending NSF approval. Acceptance is based on a review of the application materials. 

Preference for attendance and funding will be given to students who will have defended their dissertation proposals but not their dissertations by the date of the consortium, to those who have not previously participated in the CTO DC, and to those whose institutions or fields would not otherwise be represented.

The application includes:

1) A 5-page, double-spaced, 12-point extended abstract of the proposed dissertation research.

2) A letter of recommendation from dissertation chair/advisor supporting the student’s participation in the Doctoral Consortium.

3) A 1-page informational document with: Name of applicant; PhD program university/school affiliation; Dissertation title; Expected completion date; Educational background; Professional background / prior work experience; Future career aspirations.  Please indicate whether you have attended the DC before.

Important dates:

-           Due date for applications and letters of recommendation is May 1st, 2023.

-           DC, Friday August 4th 2023, from 9am to 4pm. Dinner (with the JFC group) at 7:30pm offsite

-           PhD students poster reception, Saturday August 5th, 2023 6:30 (all mentors will attend the reception)

Please email all application materials as attachments in a single email to the DC chair Sabine Brunswicker and her team at Purdue ( and please also put on the distribution list). Please subject the email with the following: “DC CTO AOM 2023 application”.

Please note, that unlike last year the 2023 Doctoral Consortium will be an in-person meeting only.

If you have any questions, contact Sabine Brunswicker (send email to sbrunswi@purdue AND, this year’s CTO Doctoral Consortium Chair. Thank you for circulating this call to all doctoral students who might be interested and who will benefit from participating in the DC.

Call for Participants - CTO Doctoral Consortium at AOM Annual Meeting


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Sabine Brunswicker