education

Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

PhD, Strategy

Dissertation: Technology Adoption and Human Capital Integration

Dissertation Committee: Gautam Ahuja (co-chair), Maggie Zhou (co-chair), Jane Banaszak-Holl, Seth Carnahan, Maxim Sytch

Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a concentration in poverty studies


RESEARCH

Interests

strategy, innovation, technology adoption, human capital, boundaries of the firm

Working Papers

“The role of human capital integration in technology adoption” (dissertation)

“You get what you pay for: How the rise of passive investing threatens risk-taking in R&D” (with Gautam Ahuja)

“Exploration” (with Gautam Ahuja), Handbook of Group and Organizational Learning.

Works in Progress

"Intra-organizational technology diffusion and human capital integration” (dissertation)

“Enterprise value in diversification decisions” (with Gautam Ahuja)


Invited research PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

2018

  • University of Illinois Strategy Research Seminar, Champaign
  • University of Virginia (Darden) Strategy, Ethics, & Entrepreneurship Research Seminar, Charlottesville
  • Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Research Seminar, Ithaca

2017

  • University of Pittsburgh Organizations & Entrepreneurship Research Seminar, Pittsburgh
  • London Business School Strategy Seminar, London
  • Harvard Business School Strategy Seminar, Boston
  • Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation (CCC), Philadelphia

2016

  • Strategic Management Society Doctoral Workshop, Berlin
  • Academy of Management BPS Division Doctoral Consortium, Anaheim

2015

  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver
  • Academy of Management TIM Division Doctoral Consortium, Vancouver

2014

  • Mack Institute for Innovation Management Emerging Scholars Workshop, Philadelphia

AWARDS

Outstanding Reviewer Award (BPS Division, Academy of Management), 2017  

Outstanding Reviewer Award (BPS Division, Academy of Management), 2016  

Stark Fellow (Stephen M. Ross School of Business award recognizing excellent doctoral students, full year’s support)

University of Michigan Regents Fellow


TEACHING

University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Strategy 290: Business Strategy


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND MEMBERSHIPS

Reviewing

Organization Science, ad hoc reviewer

Strategic Management Journal, ad hoc reviewer

Academy of Management Annual Meeting

Professional Memberships

Academy of Management

Strategic Management Society

Institutional Service, University of Michigan

Ross School of Business PhD Grants Committee Reviewer

Served on the Ross School of Business PhD Forum


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York, NY, USA                                                   

Economist C, Capital Markets Function, Research and Statistics Group

Assistant Economist, Capital Markets Function, Research and Statistics Group

Research Associate, Capital Markets Function, Research and Statistics Group