Dr. Joel Baum

Dr. Joel Baum
Winspear Visiting Scholar


Joel A.C. Baum is a Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, where he previously served as Associate Dean, Faculty (2008-16). Joel studies patterns of interfirm competition and cooperation, and their influence on firm behavior, learning, and performance in diverse settings including biotechnology, long term care, private military services, and cellular agriculture. He is founding co-editor of Strategic Organization, and has served as editor of Advances in Strategic Management, associate editor of Academy of Management Review, and on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Strategic Management Journal. Joel was recently elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (2020) and previously a Fellow of the Academy of Management (2011), as well as being honored as the Organization and Management Theory Distinguished Scholar, Academy of Management (2011).