September 7, 2009

Carey School’s Dean’s Lecture Series presents fall speaker

Carolyn Woo, dean of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, is the speaker for the fall 2009 installment of the Carey Business School’s Dean’s Lecture Series. Her talk, “Business Leadership for the Global Commons,” is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, in Homewood’s Mason Hall.

Appointed dean in 1997, Woo previously served as associate executive vice president for academic affairs at Purdue University, from which she received her bachelor’s and doctoral degrees. She joined the Purdue faculty in 1981 and directed the Professional Master’s Programs in the Krannert School of Management from 1993 to 1995.

Woo’s research focuses on strategy, entrepreneurship and organizational systems, and her work has appeared in such publications as Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Harvard Business Review and Management Science. She serves on the boards of Aon Corp., NiSource, Aileron and Catholic Relief Services and was formerly chair of the AACSB International (Association for Accreditation of Collegiate Schools of Business).

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