Academic Experience & Education
Assistant Professor -
Organization Theory and Strategy
Org. Behavior and Theory Group
Carnegie Mellon University
Tepper School of Business
PhD - Management
MIT Sloan School of Management
Economic Sociology Program
Yale School of Management
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
I study Organization Theory broadly. My research interests revolve around how audience perceptions of organizations and individuals influence behavior in markets. In particular, I am developing a line of work that looks at how perceptions of success can constrain an organization or individual’s ability to compete in a market. I have studied organizations and behavior in industries as diverse as entertainment, sports, and food industries and behavioral health industries.
I teach Organizational Behavior from a Macro Organizational perspective.
This includes courses on behavior and performance of organizations in markets, networks inside and outside of the firm, business strategy, and behavior of individuals inside the firm.
I am currently teaching or have taught in the past: Introduction to Organizational Behavior for undergraduates, a PhD course on the Sociology of Strategy, A PhD survey course on Macro OB, the core MBA Corporate Strategy course, and an MBA elective on Corporate and Market Strategy at the Tepper School, Carnegie Mellon University.