Prof. John Antonakis

John Antonakis is of Swiss, Greek, and South-African nationality. He is Professor of Organizational Behavior, and Director of the Ph.D. Program in Management in the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. He received his Ph.D. from Walden University in Applied Management and Decision Sciences specializing in the psychometrics of leadership. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology at Yale University focusing on leader development and expertise. Professor Antonakis’ research is currently focused on charisma, predictors of leadership, and research methods.

Professor Antonakis is Editor in Chief of The Leadership Quarterly. He has previous served as associate editor for The Leadership Quarterly and Organizational Research Methods, and is on the boards of several top academic journals including the Academy of Management Review and the Journal of Management. He is a fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology as well as the Association for Psychological Science.

He has published in prestigious academic journals such as Science, Psychological Science, Academy of Management Journal, Intelligence, The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Management, Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Learning and Education,