September 6, 2019
Matthew Phillips, associate teaching professor of business law and John Hendley Fellow in the Wake Forest University School of Business, was elected to serve on the executive committee of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business during the organization’s 2019 annual conference in Montreal, Canada. The ALSB is an international association of business law and ethics professors with approximately 1,000 members. It has 12 affiliated regional associations and sponsors three academic journals. Phillips will serve in a five-year leadership rotation, planning the group’s international conference in 2022 and serving as president of the organization in 2022–23.
Phillips has been a member of ALSB for eight years. He was honored by the organization with the Charles M. Hewitt Master Teacher award in 2015 and recognized with the Ernie King Memorial Award for outstanding service in 2018 and 2019.
At Wake Forest, Phillips also serves as director of the BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, which concentrates on the intersections of free markets and professional identity in business, and is a member of the executive committee of the Wake Forest University Faculty Senate.