Stefanie LenwayAffiliation: University of St. Thomas

Bio: Stefanie Lenway is the Dean of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business and holds the Opus Distinguished Chair. Previously she was the Dean of the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University and before that was the Dean of College of Business Administration of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to those positions she taught International Management at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, where she was the General Mills Professor of Strategic Management and Organization and Associate Dean, MBA Programs. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

She is the co-author of Managing New Industry Creation: Global Knowledge Formation and Entrepreneurship in High Technology, a book about the corporate strategies and business history of the Flat Panel Display Industry (Stanford University Press, December, 2001).

Professor Lenway was a member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management (2001-2004), and a was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business in 2001. She has served as chair of the Academy of Management’s Social Issues in Management Division, as vice president, program chair of the Academy of International Business and as associate editor of the Journal of International Business Studies.

Lenway’s previous book was The Politics of U.S. International Trade Policy. She has written many academic articles on strategic management, politics, and economics for such journals as Journal of International Business StudiesStrategic Management JournalAcademy of Management Journal, and International Organization.

Last Updated: December 2014