Dusya Vera

Dusya Vera is Professor of Strategy, Ian O. Ihnatowycz Chair in Leadership, and Executive Director of the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership at the Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada. Dr. Vera’s expertise spans the areas of strategic leadership, leader character, improvisation, and organizational learning. She has been published in top academic publications, including Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Leadership Quarterly, Organization Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Management Learning, among others. Dr. Vera also enjoys writing practitioner-oriented articles, which have been published in journals such as Organizational Dynamics and Business Horizons. She coedited the Routledge Companion to Improvisation in Organizations and is currently Associate Editor of Academy of Management Discoveries. Dr. Vera earned a PhD in strategic management from the Ivey Business School. She can be reached at dvera@ivey.ca.