Accomplishments

OSC Student Achievements 2019-2020:

Erynn Beaton (Graduated 2017)

Paul Case

  • Case, P.M. “Jerry-Rigging Enterprise: Contributions and Challenges Faced by Social Entrepreneurs Collaborating to Achieve Sustainable Development.” Presented as part of the panel discussion 'Africa and Global Environmental Governance', at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, November 21 -23, 2019, Boston, MA.

Sunyu Chai

  • Published peer review journal article: Chai, S. & Scully, M. A. (2019). “It’s About Distributing Rather Than Sharing: Using Labor Process Theory to Probe the “Sharing” Economy.” Journal of Business Ethics, 159(4), 943-960. (Special Issue on Sharing Economy, Sharing Responsibility? Corporate Social Responsibility in the Digital Age)
  • Conference presentations: Chai, S. “How streaming technology reconfigures materialization of time and space in musician’s entrepreneur moves.” Sub-theme 06: Routine Dynamics and Grand Challenges, 36thEGOS Colloquium in Hamburg, July 2020. (Scheduled)
  • Chai, S. & Scully, M. “Steering Wheels and Saxophones: Getting a Grip on Ways of Working.” Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, February 2020.
  • Grant: Craig R. Bollinger Memorial Research Grant at UMass Boston Graduate Students Assembly (Spring 2020)

Anusha Chaitanya

  • Publications: Orellana, C & Chaitanya, A. (Forthcoming 2020) Striving for Equity: Community Engaged Teaching and Learning Through a Community Practitioner and Faculty Co-Teaching Model. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement
  • Pellissery, S., Srinivasan, S. & Chaitanya, A. (2020) “Politics of making and unmaking of the Indian Planning Commission”, in Transformative Law and Public Policy (eds. Pellissery, S., Mathew, B., Govindjee, A. & Narrain, A.), New Delhi: Routledge 111-127.
  • Under Revise and Resubmit: Chaitanya, A, & Scully, M. (2nd round) Reframing “Critical Exclusion:” An Ambedkarite Lens on Caste in South Asia. Organization: Special Issue on Critical Inclusion
  • Award: PhD Award for Academic Distinction in Organizations and Social Change, 2020 from the College of Management, UMass Boston

Lisa DeAngelis (Graduated 2020)

  • Dissertation defense Nov 2019, continues in her role as director for the Center of Collaborative Leadership
  • Award: PhD Award for Overall Academic Distinction, 2019 from the College of Management, UMass Boston

Nishi Gautam

  • Conference presentations: Gautam, N. & Carberry, Edward J (August 2020). Understanding Employee Activism in the High-Tech Sector: A Comparative Case Analysis. Paper Session at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
  • Gautam, N. & Carberry, Edward J (July 2020). Employee activism in the high-tech sector:  Exploring the factors for effective institutional change within corporations. 36th EGOS Colloquium.
  • Haigh, N.L., Özkazanç-Pan, B., Arun, T.G. & Gilliam, J., Gautam, N. 2019 “The Good, The Bad, and The Unbalanced: Praise—Criticism Tension in Hybrid Organization Scholarship” presented at 2019 European Academy of Management Conference, Lisbon, Portugal

Jamila Gilliam

  • Gilliam, Jamila. 2019. National Science Foundation’s Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship IGERT Summer Research Fellowship, $5000
  • Haigh, N.L., Gilliam, J., & Smith, F. 2019 Project Have Hope: Managing Growth, Commitment, Time, Inventory and Other Challenges. Ivey Publishing.
  • Gilliam, J. 2019 Cleantech Open Alumni Analysis & Impact Study Report
  • Haigh, N.L., Özkazanç-Pan, B., Arun, T.G. & Gilliam, J., Gautam, N. 2019 “The Good, The Bad, and The Unbalanced: Praise—Criticism Tension in Hybrid Organization Scholarship” presented at 2019 European Academy of Management Conference, Lisbon, Portugal

Stephen Loren

  • Conference Presentations: Loren, S., (2019) An Ethic of Organizational Responsibility? Decoupling in the Light of Weberian Types of Rationality. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA August 9-13th
  • Loren, S., (2019) A Critical Approach to 'Financialization' through the Castoriadian lens of the 'Social Imaginary.' Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA August 9-13th
  • Loren, S., (2019) Examining National variation in Segregation through the Lens of a gendered Theory of Legal Origins. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA August 9-13th

HeatherJean MacNeil

  • Presentations: MacNeil H. 2021. The Postmodern Princesses of Pot: How Women are Shaping the Cannabis Industry. Gender, Work and Organizations Conference, location TBA. (forthcoming)
  • MacNeil, H. 2020. What’s Gender Got to Do With It? Entrepreneurial Learning and Accelerators. Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver, CA. (online, forthcoming)
  • MacNeil, H. and Schoonmaker, M. 2020. Gender and Entrepreneurial Learning in the Venture Accelerator Environment. USASBE Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Emerson Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Feminist Ethnography Research Methods, October 2019 + March 2020
  • UMass Boston Research Seminar, An Intersectional Analysis of the Cannabis Industry, October, 2019

Georgianna Melendez (Graduated 2019)

Aynur Nabiyeva

  • A., Haigh, N. L. Decertification of B Corps: Exploratory Study. Global B Corp Academic Roundtable, Los Angeles, CA, September 16, 2019.

Matthew Urdan

  • Conference paper: Carberry, Edward J. and Matthew S. Urdan. 2019 (August). “Corporate Sustainability in the Anthropocene: The Need for New Measures of Greenwashing.” Reputation Symposium. Said Business School, University of Oxford.

Stanislav Vavilov

  • 2019  Manning, S., and Vavilov, S. Supporting Social Ventures in Institutional Voids: The Emergence of a Transnational Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for East Africa. AoM Boston
  • Vavilov, S. How International Social Ventures Overcome Liability of Outsidership: The Role of Intermediary Organizations. AOM Boston
  • Award: PhD Award for Academic Distinction in Organizations and Social Change, 2019 from the College of Management, UMass Boston

Nichole Wissman Weber (Graduated 2019)

  • Assistant Professor position at San Diego University in September 2019.
  • Wissman-Weber, N. and D. L. Levy (2018). Climate Adaptation in the Anthropocene: Constructing and Contesting Urban Risk Regimes. Organization, 25(4): 491-516
  • Published Teaching Case: Veleva, V. and Wissman- Weber, N. K. 2019. AEC Computer: Adopting Circular Business Model for Used Electronics. Sage Business Cases.
  • Papers under review: Nichole Wissman-Weber, Daniel Nyberg, and David Levy. Calculating the Climate: Assembling Practices for Adaptation. 2nd review at Organization Studies
  • Conferences: 2020 Wissman- Weber, N. K. and Haigh, N. Material Climate Justice: Connecting Social Equity and Climate Risk in Urban Climate Adaptation. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada (virtual)
  • 2020 Wissman- Weber, N. K., Nyberg, D., and Levy, D.L. Calculating the Climate: Assembling Practices for Adaptation. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada (virtual) 2020
  • Manning, S. and Wissman-Weber, N.K. Managing Social Equity in Climate Adaptation: The Ambivalent Role of Consultancies. European Group for Organizational Studies. Hamburg, Germany (virtual) 2020
  • Wissman- Weber, N. K., Nyberg, D., and Levy, D.L. Calculating the Climate: Assembling Practices for Adaptation. European Group for Organizational Studies. Hamburg, Germany (virtual) 2020
  • Wissman- Weber, N. K. (chair), Bertana, A., and Levy, D.L. Climate Adaptation: Challenges, Tensions, and Maladaptations. 4th Annual Sustainable Consumption Action & Research Initiative Conference 2020 (virtual)
  • 2019 Wissman- Weber, N. K., and Levy, D.L. Contesting and Constructing Climate Risks in Climate Adaptation. Organization Studies Workshop: Technology and Organization. Mykonos, Greece
  • 2019 Wissman- Weber, N. K., and Levy, D.L. Constructing a Blueprint for Climate Adaptation: A Process View of Taming and Translating Climate Risks. 35th Annual EGOS Colloquium. Edinburgh, United Kingdom