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Michael Daniels named 2023 Western Academy of Management Ascendant Scholar

Dr. Michael Daniels
Posted 2023-04-03

The Western Academy of Management (WAM) has announced that Dr. Michael Daniels, Assistant Professor in UBC Sauder’s Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Division, has been named a 2023 WAM Ascendant Scholar.

To be chosen as a WAM Ascendant Scholar, a person must have a maximum of six to seven years of experience, and a record which includes:

  • Great research, which is usually determined by the quality and number of articles published,
  • Great teaching, which is usually determined by teaching nominations or awards or other types of teaching contributions,
  • Engaging professional service, whether with the Academy or with business, and
  • A trajectory or potential that looks very promising for the future.

The 2023 WAM Ascendant Scholars were celebrated at the WAM 2023 Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada from March 22-25, 2023.

For a full list of current and past Ascendant Scholars, see the WAM website here.