Full CV


Stanford University

Ph.D. in Sociology


Stanford University

M.A. in Sociology


Harvard College

A.B. magna cum laude in Social Studies


Positions Held

Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2000-2006

Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago 1996-2000

Department of Sociology, University of Notre Dame 1995-1996

Grants and Awards

Susan Ford Dorsey Faculty Fellow, Stanford Graduate School of Business 2010-2013 (Annual award)

Robert A. and Elizabeth R. Jeffe Chair, Stanford Graduate School of Business 2010-

Walter Kenneth Kilpatrick Chair, Stanford Graduate School of Business 2009-2010

Graduate School of Business Trust Faculty Fellow 2008-2009

ASQ Award for Scholarly Contribution 2006 (with Toby E. Stuart)

Teacher of the Year, MIT Sloan School of Management, 2005-2006

Richard S. Leghorn (1939) Career Development Chair, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  2002-2005.

“Organizational Demography in Longitudinal Perspective: The Effects of Demographic Histories on Group Performance.” Citigroup Behavioral Sciences Research Council. 1999.

“The Microlevel Structure of Social Classes.” National Science Foundation SBS9906419 (with David Grusky and Kimberly Weeden). (Faculty associate).

James S. Kemper Foundation Faculty Scholar.  University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.  1999-2000.

“Career Histories and Entrepreneurial Outcomes.”  Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.  1998.

Professional Service (Current)

Editorial Board, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal

Faculty Director, Stanford Insitute for Innovation in Developing Countries

Deparmtent Editor, Management Science

Editor-in-Chief, Sociological Science