Academic Service

Director Positions:

  • Co-Director (with Prof. Karlene Roberts), Center for Catastrophic Risk Management
    • The Center for Catastrophic Risk Management (CCRM) undertakes transdisciplinary research on complex organizations where disruptions and failures can have catastrophic consequences. Its research discovers ways to better identify risk mitigation strategies that ultimately improve resilience in these often large sociotechnical systems.  Since its establishment in late 2005 after Hurricane Katrina, CCRM has worked with organizations to enhance and augment their crisis and risk management strategies and approaches.  The Center is comprised of UC Berkeley faculty and students and other experts and practitioners in organizational risk, resilience, and crisis management.
    • https://risk.berkeley.edu

Advisory Positions:

  • Advisory Board, UC-Berkeley Center for Catastrophic Risk Management
    • The Center for Catastrophic Risk Management (CCRM) undertakes transdisciplinary research on complex organizations where disruptions and failures can have catastrophic consequences. Its research discovers ways to better identify risk mitigation strategies that ultimately improve resilience in these often large sociotechnical systems.  Since its establishment in late 2005 after Hurricane Katrina, CCRM has worked with organizations to enhance and augment their crisis and risk management strategies and approaches.  The Center is comprised of UC Berkeley faculty and students and other experts and practitioners in organizational risk, resilience, and crisis management.
    • https://risk.berkeley.edu
  • Technical Advisor, Empowered Brain Institute
    • The Empowered Brain Institute is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization established to engage in science, education, and advocacy toward the full realization of human mental potential.  It conducts studies and partner with parents, educators, and medical professionals to transform the way cognitive differences are perceived and treated by society.
    • http://www.empoweredbrain.org/

Selected Professional Memberships:

  • Academy of Management
  • Africa Academy of Management
  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration
  • Organizational Theory in Healthcare Association
  • Cambridge Roundtable on Science and Religion

Selected Editorial and Peer Review:

  • Conference Chair, 23rd Annual Conference, Organization Theory in Health Care Association
  • Editorial Board, Special Issue: Errors in Organizations: Exploring New Frontiers, and Developing New Opportunities for Theory, Research and Impact, Academy of Management Discoveries
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue: Strategic Error Management: Implications for Learning, The Learning Organization (postponed to 2021)
  • Ad Hoc reviewer for Safety Science, Health Care Management Review, and elsewhere
  • Ad Hoc reviewer for Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR)