Dr. Amy Hillman is the Rusty Lyon Chair of Strategy and Dean of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. She received her PhD from Texas A&M University in Strategic Management and Business and Public Policy in 1996 and was inducted Outstanding Doctoral Alumni from her alma mater in 2008.
Her areas of interest include corporate political strategies, boards of directors, and corporate strategy. Her research includes over 30 peer-reviewed articles published in leading journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, and Administrative Science Quarterly. She was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Management in 2014 and is a Founding Fellow of the International Corporate Governance Society.
She is former Editor of Academy of Management Review and a former Associate Editor of Academy of Management Journal. She also serves or has served on the Editorial Review Boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Business Horizons, and Journal of International Business Studies. She has received five outstanding reviewer awards from these journals.
In addition to her service to the profession through editorial roles, Amy has served the Business Policy & Strategy division of the Academy of Management as Co-Chair, Mid-Career Consortia, Co-Chair, New Faculty Consortia, and on the Executive and Research Committees. She has served the Social Issues in Management division of the same organization as Best Paper Committee Chair and served the Strategic Management Society on the Best Paper Committee.
Amy joined ASU in June, 2001. An award-winning undergraduate, MBA and doctoral teacher, she previously taught at the Ivey Business School at The University of Western Ontario, the Broad Business School at Michigan State University and the Mays College of Business at Texas A&M University. In addition, she has spent several summers as a guest professor at the Institute for International Management at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria, and taught during her doctoral program at her undergraduate alma mater Trinity University. She has also published seven teaching cases used in classrooms around the world.
Prior to joining academia, Amy was general manager of a retailing and manufacturing organization in the Southwest United States. Today, Amy serves on the board of publicly traded CDK Global, on the independent governance committee of U-Haul International, and on the non-profit boards of AACSB and the ASU Research Park.