Mary Ann Glynn

Mary Ann Glynn

Associate of the Department
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Mary Ann Glynn is an Associate of the Department of Sociology at Harvard University for the 2021-22 academic year. She is recently retired as the Joseph F. Cotter Professor, Management & Organizations, at Boston College, and previously served on the faculties of Yale and Michigan. She has published widely in organizational journals on identity, institutions, and culture. She recently co-authored Cultural Entrepreneurship: A New Agenda for the Study of Entrepreneurial Identity and Institutions (with Michael Lounsbury, 2019, Cambridge University Press). Current research projects an historical study of the cultural coding of luxury in U.S. hotels; an intellectual history of institutional theory; and an analysis of the role of social media in Boston’s response to the 2013 Marathon bombings.

Mary Ann has received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Academy of Management, twice been awarded the IDEA Thought Leader Award (2011; 2012), and is an Academy of Management Fellow. She was elected the 73rd President (2018) of the 20,000 member Academy of Management. She earned her PhD at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.

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33 Kirkland Street
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