Boston University

Caroline Flammer

Caroline Flammer is an associate professor of strategy and innovation at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. Her research interests are in competitive strategy at the intersection of corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, impact investing, and innovation.

In particular, her work examines whether and how companies’ social and environmental engagement contributes to their competitiveness.  She has published in leading academic journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. She is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the 2014 Glueck Best Paper Award of the BPS Division of the Academy of Management and most recently the 2017 Moskowitz Prize for Best Paper in Sustainable and Responsible Investing. Caroline serves as Associate Editor for the Strategic Management Journal and is on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal. Before joining Boston University, she was a faculty at Ivey Business School and a postdoctoral researcher at MIT Sloan School of Management. She holds a PhD in economics from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.