PhD, Organizational Behavior/Sociology, Harvard University
At Haas since July 2012
2012 – present, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business
1993 – 1997; 1999-2007, Partner, Monitor Group, a global management consultancy
Current Research and Interests
Culture and Cognition
Research Design and Methods
Selected Papers and Publications
Liu, Christopher C., Sameer B. Srivastava, and Toby E. Stuart. Forthcoming. “An Intra-Organizational Ecology of Individual Attainment.” Organization Science.
ten Brinke, Leanne, Christopher C. Liu, Dacher Keltner, and Sameer B. Srivastava. Forthcoming. “Virtues, Vices, and Political Influence in the U.S. Senate.” Psychological Science.
Srivastava, Sameer B. and Eliot Sherman. 2015. “Agents of Change or Cogs in the Machine? Reexamining the Influence of Female Managers on the Gender Wage Gap.” American Journal of Sociology 120: 1778-1808.
Liu, Christopher C. and Sameer B. Srivastava. 2015. “Pulling Closer and Moving Apart: Interaction, Identity, and Influence in the U.S. Senate, 1973-2009.” American Sociological Review 80: 192-217.
Srivastava, Sameer B. 2015. “Intraorganizational Network Dynamics in Times of Ambiguity.” Organization Science 26: 1365-1380.
Srivastava, Sameer B. 2015. “Network Intervention: A Field Experiment to Assess the Effects of Formal Mentoring on Workplace Networks.” Social Forces 94: 427-452.
Srivastava, Sameer B. 2015. “Threat, Opportunity, and Network Interaction in Organizations.” Social Psychology Quarterly 78: 246-262.
Gulati, Ranjay and Sameer B. Srivastava. 2014. “Bringing Agency Back into Network Research: Constrained Agency and Network Action.” Pp. 73-93 in Research in the Sociology of Organizations, vol. 40, edited by D. J. Brass, G. Labianca, A. Mehra, D. S. Halgin, and S. P. Borgatti: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
Srivastava, Sameer B. and Mahzarin R. Banaji. 2011. “Culture, Cognition, and Collaborative Networks in Organizations.” American Sociological Review 76: 207-233.
Power and Politics, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley
Women’s Executive Leadership Program, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley
Strategy in Competitive Markets, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley
Honors and Awards
Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellowship (Recognition for faculty members “with a record of accomplishment and a very bright future”), Haas School of Business, 2015
Schwabacher Fellowship (Highest honor for Assistant Professors), Haas School of Business, 2014-2015
“Club 6” (Recognition for teaching excellence), Haas School of Business, 2012-present.
Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation Research Award, 2012
State Farm Companies Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2011
Selected to Academy of Management OMT/MOC Doctoral Symposium, 2011
Best Paper Award in Organizational Behavior, Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference, London Business School, 2011.
Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, Harvard’s Derek Bok Center, 1998, 2010.
Finalist, Aage B. Sorensen Memorial Award for the Most Outstanding Research Paper, Department of Sociology, Harvard University, 2009.
Distinction, Ph.D. Qualifying Paper, Harvard Sociology, 2008.
John Harvard Scholarship, Academic Achievement of Highest Distinction, 1990-93.