25 Feb 2021

Announcement of New Editors-in-Chief for IJMR

The International Journal of Management Reviews (IJMR) is very pleased to announce that Professor Jamie Callahan and Dr Marian Iszatt-White will be joining as Co-Editors-in-Chief to work alongside Dr Dermot Breslin and Professor Katie Bailey.  Professor Callahan will join in mid-June 2021 and Dr Iszatt-White will join on 1st April 2021. 

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Jamie L. Callahan is Professor of Leadership & Human Resource Development at Northumbria University (UK). A USAF veteran, she served as a personnel officer and member of the Pentagon Air Staff Total Quality consultancy team. Her research addresses issues of power and privilege in organized contexts, leading her to explore marginalized groups’ experiences of leadership, learning, and organizational transformation. The former Editor of Human Resource Development Review, Jamie has also published in journals such as Human Relations, Organization Studies, Violence Against Women, International Journal of Management Reviews, Human Resource Development Quarterly, and Human Resource Development International. Her co-edited book, Realising Critical HRD (CSP, 2015) was recognised as Outstanding Book of the Year Award by the Academy of Human Resource Development. She is a feminist, editor, author, mentor, activist, and educator. 





Marian Iszatt-White is a Senior Lecturer in Leadership at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS). She entered academia after a successful career in financial risk management, latterly as Group Treasurer of Top 100 plc Enterprise Oil, having also worked in the specialist engineering and hospitality industries. Since joining LUMS, she has served as Director of the School’s Executive MBA and is now Director of their doctoral programmes. Her research interests revolve around the practice turn in leadership and its implications for ‘aspirational’ forms of leadership (such as Authentic Leadership) and leadership development. She has published in journals such as Leadership, Management Learning, Organization Studies and Journal of Business Ethics, as well as having a recent review article on Authentic Leadership in IJMR. She is has published four books, including a post-graduate leadership textbook (now in its third edition) and an edited volume on leadership as emotional labour.