School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern
Jeannette Colyvas is assistant professor of learning
and organizational change at Northwestern University's
School of Education and Social Policy. Her research
interests include organizations and entrepreneurship,
comparing public, private, and non-profit forms of
organizing, and the study of networks. Professor Colyvas
teaches the course Tools for Organizational Analysis
at Northwestern and while at Stanford co-taught graduate
courses on the nonprofit sector with Professor Walter
W. Powell. Her published work has appeared in the
journals Management Science and Research in Organizational
Behavior. Professor Colyvas' current research
addresses university-industry relations, scientist
collaboration networks, and the development and commercialization
of academic research. Professor Colyvas has a Ph.D.
from Stanford University, with M.A. degrees in Sociology
and East Asian Studies.
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