Two Whitman faculty to join Journal of Management editorial board


Two faculty members in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University have accepted invitations to serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Management (JOM). Catherine Maritan, associate professor of management, has been named Senior Associate Editor, second to the editor-in-chief. She will be in charge of the strategy, organizational theory, and entrepreneurship sections, and will be assisted by a team of associate editors. Natarajan Balasubramanian, associate professor of management, will join the editorial board. Both posts will become effective on July 1, 2014.

Maritan studies strategy processes and her research focuses on how firms build and use capabilities. In addition to the Journal of Management, She serves on the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal. Her work has been published in leading outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal and Organization Science, as well as the Journal of Management and Strategic Management Journal. Maritan received her PhD in strategic management from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.

Balasubramanian’s research interests are in competitive analysis, organizational learning, and innovation. His research has been published in Management Science, Journal of Industrial Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Strategic Management Journal. He is recipient of the prestigious Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research. Balasubramanian earned his PhD from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.

According to its website, the peer-reviewed, bi-monthly JOM is “committed to publishing scholarly empirical and theoretical research articles that have a high impact on the management field as a whole.” JOM content covers topics such as business strategy and policy, entrepreneurship, human resource management, organizational behavior, organizational theory, and research methods.