Call for Applications [Doctoral]

Call for Applications [DSC]

IM Division Doctoral Student Consortium (DSC) 2024


Jing Li (Simon Fraser University) and 

Charlie Stevens (Rutgers University)

The International Management (IM) Division is offering a Doctoral Student Consortium (DSC) at this year’s Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management on Sunday, August 11, 2024. Accepted participants will be considered for an IM Division scholarship covering their AoM conference registration fee. Places in the DSC are limited; the deadline to apply is May 31, 2024.

The Doctoral Student Consortium is designed for current PhD students, who have an interest in international management, as either their primary or secondary field of inquiry. We welcome participants from all stages of the PhD program.

Confirmed panelists include (in alphabetical order):

  • Ruth Aguilera, Northeastern University
  • Timothy Devinney, University of Manchester
  • Jonathan Doh, Villanova University
  • Sinziana Dorobantu, New York University
  • Liena Kano, University of Calgary
  • J.T. Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Yong Li, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Jane Lu, City University of Hong Kong 
  • Mike Peng, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Elizabeth Rose, Indian Institute of Management Udaipur
  • Grazia Santangelo, Copenhagen Business School
  • Rosalie L. TungSimon Fraser University
  • Ari Van Assche, HEC Montreal
  • Edward Zajac, Northwestern University
  • Minyuan Zhao, Washington University in St. Louis

The Consortium offers structured and informal discussion between participants and faculty panelists on research, job opportunities, publishing, and early-stage career strategies. A substantial amount of time is also set-aside for dissertation development, featuring one-on-one feedback from faculty in small groups. This is an excellent opportunity to receive valuable feedback on your work, as well as a chance to network and get to know your fellow doctoral students and leading scholars in the International Management field. Participants will also be invited to a “Meet-the-Editors” session later on the same day.

To apply, please submit your application materials to 2024 Doctoral Student Consortium files upload by May 31, 2024. You can contact the DSC Co-Chairs Jing Li ( or Charlie Stevens ( should you have any questions. We will inform all applicants about their admission to the DSC by June 28, 2024

Your application should include the following in a single pdf file:

  • 1-page nomination letter from your advisor/chair;
  • A description of your dissertation idea, including your research question, relevant literature, research design, and methods (Maximum 3 pages); and
  • Curriculum Vitae (Maximum 2 pages)