Paris, L. (2003). The effect of gender and culture on implicit leadership theories: A cross-cultural study. PhD dissertation, Management. Las Cruces, NM, New Mexico State University. Dr. Paris received the William H. Newman Award for her paper presented at the August 2004 meetings of the Academy of Management in New Orleans. This annual award is given to the best AoM conference paper that is single-authored & based on a dissertation completed in the previous three years. Dr. Jon Howell, Management Department, was her dissertation chair.