Kenan Institute’s Feldman Wins Distinguished Scholar Award

Tuesday June 19, 2018
Maryann Feldman

Kenan Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Maryann Feldman has been chosen as the 2018 Wiley TIM Distinguished Scholar by the Technology and Innovation Management Division (TIM) of the Academy of Management (AoM).  The award will be presented to Feldman during a luncheon at the annual TIM conference in Chicago in August.

In addition to her association with Kenan Institute, Professor Feldman is also the S.K. Heninger Distinguished Professor of Public Policy at the UNC College of Arts & Sciences and an adjunct professor of finance at Kenan-Flagler Business School.  Her research and teaching centers on the geography of innovation, the commercialization of academic research and the factors that promote technological change and economic growth.  Her most recent work explores emerging industries, entrepreneurship and the process of regional transformation.

Professor Feldman has written extensively for academic and trade journals, and co-edited the recently published book, “The New Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography”.

Founded in 1936, the Academy of Management is the world’s largest and leading professional association for management and organization scholars.