Margaret Peteraf

Leon E. Williams Professor of Management


Margaret Peteraf is the Leon E. Williams Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. She is a member of the Strategic Management Society Fellows Group and has served as Chair of the Competitive Strategy Interest Group. She has also served on the Academy of Management’s Board of Governors, is a past Chair of the BPS Division of the Academy, and is presently on 9 editorial boards, including the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, and Organization Science. She is best known for her work on strategic group identity, the resource-based view, and dynamic capabilities. Her 1993 SMJ paper, “The Cornerstones of Competitive Advantage: A Resource-Based View,” won the The Dan and Mary Lou Schendel Best Paper Prize in 1999 for its contribution toward the development of the strategic management field.


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  • PhD, Yale University, 1987
  • MPhil, Yale University, 1982
  • MA, Yale University, 1981
  • BA, Eastern Washington University, 1979