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About Luis Gomez-Mejia

Luis R. Gomez-Mejia is a Regents University Professor, a Council of 100 Distinguished Professor, and Weatherup/Overby Chair of Management at WP Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. Gomez-Mejia, who has been named in several studies as one of the top management scholars in the world, has published more than 350 articles and 15 books in various management areas.

He has received many international awards, including Doctor Honoris Causa at Carlos III University (Madrid), World Educator Award at Oxford University (United Kingdom), Doctor Honoris Causa at Jonkopings University (Sweden), Ray and Milan Siegfried Gold Medallion Award from University of Notre Dame (USA), Benton Cocanougher Chair from Texas A & M University (USA) and several major research awards from the Academy of Management. He is in the Hall of Fame of the Academy of Management, with only 20 members elected for this honor out of 20,000 Academy of Management members.

His publications have consistently appeared in the top management journals including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Decision Sciences, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management Studies and Journal of Management, among others. He is consistently ranked in the top 1 % most highly cited scholar in Business and Economics in the Web of Science (Clariviate). His recent research interests concern factors that influence strategic decision making . His research has been cited approximately 46,000 times in Google and he is currently cited in the literature more than 400 times per month.

He received his PhD from University of Minnesota, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He has held academic positions at University of Minnesota, University of Florida, University of Colorado, Arizona State University, Texas A & M University, University of Notre Dame, Universidad Carlos III (Madrid), and Universidad IE (Madrid). He was the founder of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management and elected president for three consecutive three-year terms.