Jean Bartunek is the Robert A. & Evelyn J. Ferris Chair and Professor of Management & Organization at Boston College. Dr. Jean Bartunek's primary interests center around academic-practitioner relationships and organizational change. She is interested in multiple dimensions of links between theory, research, and practice, including collaborative research, how knowledge is shared across boundaries, and relationships that transcend research. In addition, she studies multiple dimensions of the processes of organizational change, especially relationships between change agents and recipients, and interactions within as across these groups. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago.