Communication, Digital Technology, and Organization CTO

Call for Applicants - CTO Doctoral Consortium at the Academy of Management

  • 1.  Call for Applicants - CTO Doctoral Consortium at the Academy of Management

    Posted 05-03-2024 04:53
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    The CTO Division of the Academy of Management is pleased to announce the 2024 Doctoral Consortium (DC) on Friday August 9th, 2024, in Chicago, Illinois. The DC is an opportunity for doctoral students to network, receive feedback on their research, and discuss career issues. All interested PhD students working on research at the intersection of communication, digital technology, and organizing are welcome to apply. We encourage diverse submissions from the full diversity of approaches to research on these phenomena, including behavioral, social, technical, and economic issues.

    Faculty advisors include: 

    1.     Corey Angst (University of Notre Dame, USA)

    2.     Marleen Huysman (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands)

    3.     Jingjing Li (University of Virginia, USA)

    4.     Aron Lindberg (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA)

    5.     Patrick Mikalef (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

    6.     Shaila Miranda (University of Arkansas, USA)

    7.     Eivor Oborn (Warwick Business School, UK)

    8.     Jan Recker (University of Hamburg, Germany)

    9.     Monideepa Tarafdar (University of Massachusetts, USA)

    10.  Will Venters (London School of Economics, UK)

    11.  Sam Zaza (Middle Tennessee State University, USA)

    Travel support is available for some students admitted to the DC, pending approval from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Acceptance is based on a review of the application materials.

    Preference for attendance and funding will be given to students who will have defended their dissertation proposals but not their dissertations by the date of the consortium, to those who have not previously participated in the CTO DC, and to those whose institutions or fields would not otherwise be represented.

    The application includes:

    1) A 5-page, double-spaced, 12-point extended abstract of the proposed dissertation research.

    2) A letter of recommendation from dissertation chair/advisor supporting the student's participation in the Doctoral Consortium.

    3) A 1-page informational document with: Name of applicant; PhD program university/school affiliation; Dissertation title; Expected completion date; Educational background; Professional background/prior work experience; Future career aspirations. Please indicate whether you have attended the DC before.

    Important dates:

    - Due date for applications and letters of recommendation is May 10th, 2024.

    - DC, Friday August 9th, 2024, from 10am to 4pm. Social event offsite will follow.

    - PhD students poster reception, Saturday August 10th, 2024, 6:00pm (all mentors will attend the reception). 

    Please email all application materials as attachments in a single email to Roberta Bernardi ( Please subject the email with the following: "DC CTO AOM 2024 application".

    Roberta Bernardi
    University of Bristol
    Bristol UK