BRANDY L. AVEN

CONTACT INFORMATION
Tepper School of Business
Carnegie Mellon University
PHONE: (412) - 268 - 6347
aven@cmu.edu

A pdf version of this CV can be found here. 

Education


Stanford University - Ph D (Sociology) - 2010

Stanford University - MA (Sociology) - 2004
University of California at Los Angeles - BA (Sociology) - 2000

AREA OF EXPERTISe

Organizational Behavior and Theory

WORKING PAPERS

"When are Category-spanners Positively Evaluated? Exploring Audience-Producer Homophily" with Ming Leung and Evelyn Zhang

"Knowledge Transfer or Knowledge Transformation: The Effect of Costs on Organizational Learning" with Evelyn Zhang

"Structural Role Complementarity in Entrepreneurial Teams" with Henning Hillmann

"Disentangling Embedded Ties: How Liking and Trust Influence Economic Partner Selection and Trust?" with Taya Cohen and Jin Wook Chang

PUBLICATIONS

"The Paradox of Corrupt Networks: An Analysis of Organizational Crime at Enron," Organization Science.

"Fragmented Networks and Entrepreneurship in Late Imperial Russia,"  with Henning Hillmann, American Journal of Sociology, 117(2), 2011, 484-538.  PDF

AWARDS AND HONERS

  • Gerald L. Thompson Excellence in Teaching Award (2012)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • MBA Pro Bono Teams, Faculty Advisor, Mentoring pro bono team projects, (2011 - 2012)
  • Bosch MBA Case Competition Judge, (2010 - 2010)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Academy of Management
  • Member, American Sociological Association
  • Member, International Network for Social Network Analysis