PhD, Business Administration (Organizational Behavior), Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
MBA, Strategic Management and Marketing, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
BS, Industrial Management and Economics, Carnegie Mellon University
At Haas since 2010
2010 – present, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business
2002 – 2003, Independent Consultant, Boeing Company
1998, 1999 – 2002, Associate, Booz & Company
1996 – 1997, Co-Founder and Equity Partner, Neuro Trading Systems
1994 – 1996, Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers
1992 – 1994, Staff Consultant, Accenture
External Service and Assignments
2009 – present, Administrative Science Quarterly
2009 – present, Industrial and Corporate Change
2006 – present, Academy of Management Annual Meetings
2006 – 2009, President and Advisor, Stanford GSB PhD Student Association
2006 – present, American Sociological Association
2003 – present, Academy of Management
Current Research and Interests
Categorization and Markets
Labor markets and hiring
Selected Papers and Publications
Leung Ming D. and Nate Fast. 2017. ” Doing the same thing but expecting different results: The role categorization effect of “startup” versus “large corporation” on perceived entrepreneurial self-efficacy ” Working Paper
Ng, Weiyi and Ming D. Leung. 2017. “Do nice people finish last? Linguistic text analyses of warmth and competence effects on hiring” Working paper.
Leung, Ming D. 2017. “Learning to Hire? Hiring as a Dynamic Experiential Learning Process in an Online Market for Contract Labor” Conditionally Accepted at Management Science
Leung, Ming D. 2017. “Failed Searches: How Job Applicant Pool Experience Variety Affects an Employer’s Likelihood of Deciding to Not Hire.” Under 2nd revision for Administrative Science Quarterly.
Leung, Ming D. and Sharon Koppman 2017. “Taking a Pass: How Proportional Prejudice and the Decision to Not Hire Reproduce Sex Segregation” Under Review
Richard Lu. 2016. “The Dilemma of Mobility: The differential effects of women and men’s erratic career paths” Working paper
Leung, Ming D. 2014. “Dilettante or Renaissance Person? How the Order of Job Experiences Affects Hiring in an External Labor Market.” American Sociological Review, 79 (1): 136-58.
Leung, Ming D. and Amanda J. Sharkey. 2014. ”Out of Sight, Out of Mind? The Audience-side Effect of Multi-category Membership in Markets.” Organization Science, 25 (1) p.171-184.
Negro, Giacomo and Ming D. Leung. 2013. ““Actual” and Perceptual Effects of Category Spanning.”Organization Science, 24 (3): 684-696.
Honors and Awards
Runner up Louis Pondy Best Dissertation Paper Award for “Dilettante or Renaissance Man? How the sequence of category memberships affects credibility in an online market for services,” 2010
Lester Langford Morse Scholarship 2007-09
Charles W. Bonner Fellowship 2007-09
Chester N. Weaver Fellowship 2005-06, 2007-08
G. Cal Setzer Fellowship 2006-07
Robert E. Gross/Lockheed Fellowship 2006-07
Don Brewer and Gordon Cain Fellowship 2006-07
Dean’s Award of Distinction, University of Chicago MBA Class of 1999