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Mark Peterson

Call for Nominations for Journal of Management Editor

The Southern Management Association (SMA) is searching for a qualified individual to serve as Editor of the Journal of Management. The term for the individual selected will be 3.5 years, with a half year as Editor-Elect beginning in January 2023. The individual will begin accepting manuscripts as Editor-in-Chief on July 1, 2023, with the term ending June 30, 2026.

Read the full description here.


Nominations and Questions:
If you wish to nominate someone for this position or if you have questions about the responsibilities of serving as Editor, you are encouraged to contact any member of the search committee below:

Janaki Gooty, UNC Charlotte, Search Committee Chair (
David Allen, Texas Christian University ( )
Kris Byron, Georgia State University ( )
Laura M. Little, University of Georgia ( )
Enrica Ruggs, University of Houston ( )
Brian Connelly, Auburn University ( ) ex officio member


To apply:
Candidates should electronically submit an application in PDF format that consists of:

• A current curriculum vitae;
• A letter of interest providing:

o A statement of goals for the journal that includes any proposed changes or innovations,
o A discussion of how the journal’s processes would be organized and managed, including details about
consulting editors, associate editors, or other alternative structures if appropriate,
o Previous organization/management experience, technology expertise, editorial experience,
o A discussion of the financial support provided by the host institution,
o Discussion of your willingness and ability to travel to represent the journal at universities, workshops,
and conferences. This should be a generalized plan to serve as ambassador for the journal, but does not
need to address COVID-specific restrictions that might dampen those plans.

• A letter from their Dean certifying the level and amount of support that the institution will provide.


These materials need to be received by the search committee no later than 5:00 p.m., April 28, 2022. Please submit the two letters and CV via e-mail to


SMA values diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do, including our annual meetings, JOM and JOMSR. We welcome applications from women and underrepresented scholars in academia.

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