Monetta Edwards, Director
Email (617) 552-6930, Fulton Hall 315B
Monetta Edwards is the Director of the Winston Center. In this role, she is responsible for the Center’s strategic initiatives and partnerships, 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, Monetta 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.
Monetta holds a BS in Business Administration from SUNY Fredonia, an MS in Hospitality and Service Leadership from Rochester Institute of Technology, and an MS in Leadership and Administration from Boston College. Monetta has held the Certified Meeting Professional designation since 2006, and has over 20 years of corporate event planning experience.
Monetta enjoys traveling; going to the theater and concerts; is passionate about social justice issues including gender & racial equity and equality in leadership; and supporting the Special Olympics and ALS research. She currently serves on the board of Heart to Heart, an organization that provides opportunities and resources for returning citizens.
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”
Mary Ann’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.
Mary Ann 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. Mary Ann earned her PhD at Columbia University in the City of New York.