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Sherry Thatcher

Regal Entertainment Distinguished Professor
Office Location: Room - 411, Stokely Management Center 865-974-3161

Sherry M.B. Thatcher is the Regal Entertainment Distinguished Professor in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Her research interests focus on diversity, identity and conflict, and she is one of the leading experts in the area of team faultlines.

She currently serves as the editor-in-chief of the Academy of Management Review. Her work appears in the top journals of her field, including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies and Decision Support Systems.

Awards & Honors


    2000 University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., Organizational Behavior

    1998 University of Pennsylvania, M.A., Management

    1993 University of Hawaii at Manoa, M.B.A, International Business

    1989 Pitzer College, California, B.A., Business Economics


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