Sara L. Rynes is the John F. Murray Professor of Management and Organizations at the University of Iowa. Her research interests are in human resource strategy, compensation, staffing, academic-practice relationships, and management education. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, the Management Education Research Institute, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She received the Academy of Management’s Herbert G. Heneman Career Achievement Award for Human Resource Management in 2006, was Editor-in-Chief of the Academy of Management Journal from 2005 to 2007, and was Chair of the Department of Management and Organizations at the University of Iowa from 1999 to 2004. She received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin.