Faculty and Staff

Theresa K. Lant awarded the title of Distinguished Professor

May 27, 2022
Lubin management professor Theresa K. Lant

Lubin management professor Theresa K. Lant has been awarded the title of Distinguished Professor. This is the highest honor Pace University bestows on a faculty member in recognition of a sustained record of extensive, extraordinary research and scholarship, outstanding teaching, and exemplary service to the University, community, and the faculty member's professional field. Professor Lant's dossier was strongly recommended by her department Chair, school Dean, and many Pace colleagues, and supported by the University Distinguished Professor Advisory Committee, endorsed by the Provost and President, and approved by the Pace Board of Trustees.

Theresa K. Lant is Professor of Management and Academic Director of the Arts and Entertainment Management Program at the Lubin School of Business, Pace University, joining Pace in 2009. She is Board of Directors Chairperson of Arc Stages in Pleasantville, NY, a non-profit live theater organization that provides educational programming, community theater, and professional theater. In her consulting practice, she provides team building and coaching for interdisciplinary teams in medicine and engineering.

Professor Lant is a graduate of the University of Michigan (AB 1981) and Stanford University (PhD 1987). She is an internationally recognized scholar whose work on learning and adaptation in teams and organizations is highly influential. Her current work focuses on interdisciplinary teams in science, engineering and medicine. She received a National Science Foundation grant in 2013 to support this research, which is also highlighted in the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine report entitled Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science (2015).

Formerly a Senior Editor at Organization Science, a top tier management journal, she now serves on the editorial review board of the Informing Science Institute Journal and is a founding member and reviewer of the International Network for the Science of Team Science (INSciTS). She has served in a variety of leadership roles in the Academy of Management and the INFORMS College on Organization Science.

Her publications have appeared in Clinical and Translational Science, Small Group Research, Group and Organization Management, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Management, Management Science, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal.

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