Meet the Staff
Monetta Edwards, Assistant Director
Email, (617) 552-6930, Fulton Hall 315C
Monetta Edwards is the Assistant Director of the Winston Center. In this role, she is responsible for the Center’s strategic initiatives, including the programmatic schedule, communications and public relations, and broadening the Center’s reach on Boston College’s campus. She also serves as the advisor for the Center's Jenks Leadership Program and the Winston Ambassador Program.
Prior to joining the Winston Center in 2014, Edwards was at the university’s Center for Centers where she provided event planning expertise and support through her role as Manager, Programs & Events to the Institute for Liberal Arts, the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, and other designated centers and institutes. She holds a BS in Business Administration from SUNY Fredonia, an MS in Service Management from Rochester Institute of Technology, and an MS in Administrative Studies from Boston College.
Mary Ann Glynn, Director of Research
Email, (617) 552-0203, Fulton Hall 326
Mary Ann Glynn is the Joseph F. Cotter Professor of Management and Organization and, by courtesy, Professor of Sociology. She joined Boston College in 2006, after serving on the faculties of Yale University, the University of Michigan, and Emory University. She also holds an honorary appointment at the Copenhagen Business School and is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, a distinction reserved for the top 1% of members for their “significant contributions to the science and practice of management”
Glynn’s research examines processes of leadership and entrepreneurship, as well as organizational identity, creativity and culture. She has published 45 articles, most of these in the top journals in the field (including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science and Strategic Management Journal), as well as 30 book chapters, in prestigious volumes. Her research has garnered awards; recently, she has received IDEA Thought Leader awards in 2011 and 2012.
Glynn has held numerous leadership positions in the profession, including a 3-year term on the Academy of Management Board of Governors and a 5-year term as an executive in the Managerial & Organizational Cognition Division. At Boston College, she has taught courses on Leadership at the MBA and PhD levels. Glynn earned her PhD at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Richard Keeley, Director of Programs
Email, (617) 552-3932, Fulton Hall 315A
Richard Keeley has served as Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduates in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College since 1995; prior to assuming that role, he served as Assistant Dean for Administration from 1991. As Associate Dean, he collaborated with a faculty team to create Portico, a required course for all management freshmen that blends an introduction to the functional areas of business with a concentrated study of ethics and ethical reasoning. From 1975 through 1991, Keeley directed the university’s PULSE program, an early leader in the field now known as “service learning.”
Keeley has a keen interest in the thought of the late urbanist, Jane Jacobs, whose collected papers now reside in Burns Library. He earned a BA (English and Philosophy), MA (Theology) and MBA from Boston College.