> Mary-Hunter McDonnell, JD, PhD Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School Research Interests:Organizational theory (political sociology, institutional theory); nonmarket strategy; corporate governance; corporate misconduct and punishment About Mary-Hunter Mary-Hunter (“Mae”) McDonnell is the Clarence Nickman Assistant Professor of Management at Wharton. She holds a PhD in Management and Organizations from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management as well as a JD from Harvard Law School. Previously, she has held faculty positions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Northwestern University Law School. Professor McDonnell studies organizational behavior and governance within challenging institutional contexts, such as contentious social environments and uncertain regulatory environments. She has published award-winning research in leading peer-reviewed scholarly journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, the American Sociological Review, Organization Science, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Psychological Science, as well as law reviews including the Cornell Law Review and the Harvard Human Rights Journal. She currently serves on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and the Academy of Management Journal. Read full faculty bio on Wharton websiteExecutive Education Programs TaughtCorporate Governance: Essentials for a New Business EraAcademic DirectorAcquire critical management tools and gain new insight into the duties and nuances of board service. Learn how to forge partnerships with company officers to strengthen financial return, conduct better enterprise risk management, and achieve governance diversity during these complex times. Effective Execution of Organizational StrategyAdvance your ability to expertly orchestrate the critical execution of your company’s strategies. Work alongside your global peers while building structured, actionable plans — specific to your organization’s culture — to achieve buy-in, create powerful incentives, and overcome your most challenging execution obstacles. High-Potential Leaders: Accelerating Your ImpactDevelop the strategic perspective required of global leaders, learn to manage uncertainty and execute your vision, and establish a firm personal foundation that can withstand the pressures of leadership. Women on Boards: Building Exceptional LeadersAcademic DirectorExplore how to navigate the politics and culture of the boardroom and discover how to make your voice heard in this program that will give you a strong foundation for serving in your first director role. Women’s Executive Leadership: Business Strategies for SuccessGain invaluable insight into the sophisticated business and leadership concepts that will help you propel your career forward while actively maintaining a work-life balance. Advance and inspire with clarity, confidence, and conviction.