We’re pleased to congratulate Dr. Larry Williams of the University of of North Dakota! Dr. Williams was recently awarded the Distinguished Educator Award by the Academy of Management.
The Academy of Management’s Achievement Award recognizes long-term excellence in one or more of the following areas: developing doctoral students, effective teaching in the classroom and/or other forums, and pedagogical innovations such as the development and dissemination of new and effective teaching methods and designs. Dr. Williams is being honored for his contribution in all of these areas.
Dr. Williams is the founder and head of the Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis (CARMA), an interdisciplinary consortium devoted to helping faculty, graduate students and professionals learn of current developments in various areas of research methods and statistics. He is also the founding editor of Organizational Research Methods, a journal sponsored by the Research Methods Division (RMD) of the Academy of Management.
Dr. Williams received his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the Indiana University School of Business and his main research interests involve the application of structural equation methods to various substantive and methodological concerns. He is the recipient of the 2005 Distinguished Career Contributions Award by the Academy of Management’s Research Methods Division and was recognized as one of the 150 most-cited authors in the field of management (1981-2004) in an article published in the Journal of Management. He was elected a Fellow of the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology in 2010.
Dr. Williams was recognized for his exemplary contribution at the Academy’s Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada on Sunday, August 9, 2015. He will receive his award during the Academy of Management Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony.