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Joyce J. Elam
Advisory Council Member
Dr. Joyce J. Elam is Executive Dean and James L. Knight Professor of Management Information Systems in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), Miami, Florida, and Dean, University College. She previously was an associate professor at the University of Texas and an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Dr. Elam was a Marvin Bower Fellow at the Harvard Business School during the1987-88 academic year. She earned both her PhD in operations research (1977) and her BA in mathematics (1970) from the University of Texas.
Dr. Elam serves on the boards of Royal Neighbors of America, a fraternal financial services organization; Baptist Health South Florida, Baptist Outpatient Services and Enterprises, and Our Kids. She is the recipient of the AXA Advisors 2008 International Business Woman of the Year by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, the 2007 Academy of International Business Fellows’ International Dean of the Year, the 2007 Athena Award given by the Coral Gables Community Foundation, and the 2003 International Business Woman of the Year by Women in International Trade.