Margarethe F. Wiersema

Margarethe F. Wiersema holds the Dean’s Professorship in Strategic Management at The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine.

In addition to her numerous awards for teaching and research, Professor Wiersema is internationally recognized as one of the leading experts on corporate strategy and corporate governance. Her research has appeared in more than 50 publications and over 11,000 citations, including the New York Times, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Fortune, Business Week, the Washington Post, and The Economist Intelligence Unit for their “Executive Briefing”.  She has published extensively in the premier journals in the field including the Harvard Business Review, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, and Administrative Science Quarterly.  

She has served as Associate Editor of the Strategic Management Journal, and is currently on the Senior Editorial Board of the Global Strategy Journal and an Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Perspectives. She served on the board of directors of the Strategic Management Society (2006-2010) and was Past President of the Corporate Strategy and Governance Group of the Strategic Management Society (2006-2008).