Mentor Extraordinaire

David Mowery honored for developing junior colleagues

Prof. Emeritus David Mowery received the 2019 Irwin Outstanding Educator Award from the Academy of Management’s Strategic Management Division.

The awards committee recognized Mowery ’s exceptional contributions to the field of strategy through mentoring PhD students, who have excelled to become top scholars of the field.

Some two dozen of Mowery’s former students attended the awards reception in Boston in August, several speaking about the impact he had on their careers.

Mowery is the author or co-author of 19 books and more than 100 academic articles. His research covers economics of innovation and technological change, strategic management of technology and innovation, and international trade policy and technology policy.