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2021 Best Dissertation Award

  • 1.  2021 Best Dissertation Award

    Posted 01-14-2021 23:10
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    The Best Dissertation Award Selection Committee (Neil Boyd, Brad Fulton, Amanda Girth, Mandi Stewart, and Jaclyn Piatak, chair) for the Public and Nonprofit (PNP) Division of the Academy of Management requests nominations for the Division's 2021 Best Dissertation Award.


    This dissertation award recognizes important academic work and high-quality intellectual contributions to the PNP fields. Nominated dissertations that make contributions to the understanding of management in the public and nonprofit arenas will be considered. The 2021 Best Dissertation Award winner will receive an award of $500 (USD).


    Only dissertations defended during the 2020 calendar year are eligible.


    Nominations should be submitted by the dissertation committee chair or other committee member; self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations should include two items: (1) An electronic copy of the dissertation (PDF preferred), and (2) An electronic copy of a nomination letter (PDF preferred) from the dissertation committee chair or another committee member.


    Nominations are due by February 15th, 2021. Please send nominations to the Committee Chair, Jaclyn Piatak at


    This award is sponsored by:


    Jaclyn Piatak
    Associate Professor
    UNC Charlotte
    Charlotte NC