Founder, Managing for Sustainability (MSUS) Program at Bucknell University’s School of Management; Associate Professor & Program Chair of Managing for Sustainability (MSUS) Program at Bucknell University’s School of Management
Jamie Hendry was a founder of the Managing for Sustainability (MSUS) Program in Bucknell University’s School of Management, where she is an associate professor and the MSUS Program Chair. She teaches foundational courses in sustainability, core courses in strategy and ethics, and the University’s unique experiential introductory course Management 101. Jamie loves to teach and was the University’s recipient of the “Class of 1956 Lectureship for Inspirational Teaching” in 2014. She has held numerous formal leadership positions at Bucknell and has been active in sustainability leadership throughout her time there.
Jamie managed small businesses before receiving her B.S. from George Mason University. She then joined a leading management consulting practice, which led her to attend the Darden School at the University of Virginia for her MBA. Afterwards, she ran a nonprofit horse therapy organization, then her own consulting and professional speaking organization. During that time, she also taught a college course and found a passion for teaching. Jamie earned her Ph.D. in management strategy, ethics, and environmental studies at Virginia Tech. The Social Issues in Management (SIM) Division of the Academy of Management – “the preeminent professional association for management and organization scholars” – conferred the Best Dissertation Award on her in 2003.
With scholarly interests in organizational ethics, strategy, and sustainability, Jamie has shared and continues to share her research via journal articles and conference presentations. She also sits on academic journal editorial boards and conference advisory boards. For the International Association for Business and Society, Jamie served as Conference Chair, President, and Proceedings Editor; and she is currently as the Division Chair-Elect for the Academy of Management’s SIM Division, having served as the Program Chair last year.