Connecting Scholars, Practitioners, and Students Engaged with Change and Changing

Past Division Chairpersons: 40 Years of Outstanding Leadership

1971  Wendell L. French, University of Washington

1972  Wendell L. French, University of Washington

1973  Wendell L. French, University of Washington

1974  Craig C. Lundberg, Oregon State University

1975  Dale E. Zand, New York University

1976  Robert T Golembiewski, University of Georgia

1977  Frank Friedlander, Case Western Reserve University

1978  Newton Margulies, University of California at Irvine

1979  Larry E. Greiner, University of Southern California

1980  W. Warner Burke, Columbia University

1981  Michael Beer, Harvard University

1982  Thomas G. Cummings, University of Southern California

1983  Donald D. Warrick, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

1984  Jerry I. Porras, Stanford University

1985  L. David Brown, Boston University

1986  William A. Pasmore, Case Western Reserve University

1987  Marshall Sashkin, Office of Educational Research & Improvement, U.S. Department of Education

1988  Robert E. Kaplan, Center for Creative Leadership

1989  Eric H. Neilsen, Case Western Reserve University

1990  Jean M. Bartunek, Boston College

1991  Robert E. Quinn, University of Michigan

1992  Susan A. Mohrman, University of Southern California

1993  Luke Novelli, Center for Creative Leadership

1994  Richard Woodman, Texas A&M

1995  Gerald Ledford, University of Southern California

1996  David L. Cooperrider, Case Western University

1997  Bill Torbert, Boston College

1998  Caren Siehl, Thunderbird American Graduate School of International Management

1999  Kenneth L. Murrell, University of West Florida

2000  Rami Shani, California Polytechnic State University

2001  Ron Purser, San Francisco State University

2002  Peter Sorensen, Benedictine University

2003  Christopher Worley, Pepperdine University

2004  Gretchen Spreitzer, University of Michigan

2005  Gretchen Spreitzer, University of Michigan (*Note: We were fortunate to have her leadership two years)

2006  George Roth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007  Ram Tenkasi, Benedictine University

2008  Michael Manning, New Mexico State University

2009  Frank Barrett, Naval Postgraduate School

2010  Ann Feyerherm, Pepperdine University

2011  Ron Fry, Case Western Reserve University

2012  Inger Stensaker, Norwegian School of Business

2013  Jim Ludema, Benedictine University

2014  Jeffrey Ford, Ohio State University

2015  Sonja Sackmann, University Bw Munich

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