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Management Professor Named a Fellow by Noted Academy

Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor and associate dean in the NJIT School of Management, was named a Fellow of the Eastern Academy of Management.

The Eastern Academy of Management is a regional affiliate of the Academy of Management, which is the largest national association of academics in the management discipline. 

Gopalakrishnan’s research interests focus on innovation management, strategic alliances and knowledge management. She has published over 50 articles on these topics. She is a member of the Academy of Management and was the president of the Eastern Academy of Management. She received best research paper awards from the Eastern Academy of Management in 1995, Academy of Management in 1997 and 2009, and from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) publication Transactions in Engineering Management in 2001.

She currently serves on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, Group and Organization Management and on the advisory board of Organization Management Journal. She received her doctorate in organization management from Rutgers University.

Gopalakrishnan lives in Paramus with her husband and two daughters.

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