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

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
  • Academy of Management Discoveries Best Reviewer Award (2021)
  • 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, Quality Management in Health Care, and elsewhere
  • Ad Hoc reviewer for Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR)