Dr. Amy Hillman is the Charles J. Robel 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 received the Academy of Management’s “Outstanding Educator Award” in 2018 and will serve as Vice-Chair Elect in 2020 and ultimately President of the Academy of Management in 2022.
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.