BA, History, University of Toronto
MBA, University of Toronto
PhD, Organizational Behavior and Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley
At Haas since 2006
2006 - Present, Professor, Sociology and Business, UC Berkeley
1998 - 2007, Professor, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business
1994 - 1999, Associate to Full Professor, Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management
1990 - 1994, Assistant to Associate Professor, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
Current Research and Interests
- Organizational theory
- Economic sociology
- Historical sociology
Selected Papers and Publications
- "The winds of change: The Progressive movement and the bureaucratization of thrift," with Hayagreeva Rao, and Srikanth Paruchuri. American Sociological Review 72 (2007): 114-142.
- "Hybrid forms and the evolution of thrifts," with Hayagreeva Rao. American Behavioral Scientist 49 (2006): 974-986.
- "Risky business? Entrepreneurship in the new independent-power sector," with Sine, Wesley D. and Pamela S. Tolbert. Administrative Science Quarterly 50 (2005): 200-232.
- "Survival beyond succession? The contingent impact of founder succession on organizational failure," with Mukti V. Khaire. Journal of Business Venturing 19 (2004): 437-463.
- "Antebellum literary culture and the evolution of American magazines." Poetics 32 (2004): 5-28.
- Evaluation of Evidence, SOC 5
- Organizations and Institutions, SOC 110
- Logic of Inquiry, SOC 272A
- Organizations, SOC 280D
Honors and Awards
- 2005 Elected to the Sociological Research Association
- 2001 Best Symposium, Academy of Management, Organization & Management Theory Division
- 1999-2007 Faculty Fellow, Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University
- 1997-1998 Clifford H. Whitcomb Faculty Fellow, Cornell University
- 1997 Max Weber Award from the Organizations, Occupations, and Work Section of the American Sociological Association (best paper published in the last three years, for Haveman and Cohen, 1994 AJS)
- 1990 Lou Pondy Award, from the Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management (best paper from a dissertation, later published as Haveman, 1992 ASQ)
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