Business School


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Business School
PNU Professor of Strategy and Innovation
Phone number: 01 700
Glasnevin Campus
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Academic biography

Anne Sigismund Huff is PNU Professor of Strategy and Innovation, Dublin City University Business School. Her research interests, teaching, and publications focus on open innovation, cognitive aspects of strategic change, and the processes of academic research and publication.    She was educated in the United States, receiving a BA from Barnard College, Columbia University (philosophy), an MA (sociology) and a PhD (management) from Northwestern University.  

Prior to joining the faculty at DCU in 2016, she was a member of the School of Business faculty at Maynooth University, with prior visiting appointments at HHL, the Technical University of Munich, London Business School and Cranfield School of Management.  In the United States she served on the faculty at UCLA and the Universities of Illinois and Colorado.

Anne is a past President of the Academy of Management, and the Founding Director of the Advanced Institute of Management Research (AIM), a UK wide management research initiative. She is also a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the Strategic Management Society, and EURAM (European Academy of Management).  

Supported  in part by various grants, she has authored or co-authored over 100 scholarly articles and book chapters, three textbooks, and seven academic books.