Career: University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, associate professor, 2010-present; University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, assistant professor, 2001-2010; Honeywell Inc., various positions, 1989-1996.

Education: Columbia University, Ph.D. in management, 2002; Stanford University, MBA, 1989; University of Minnesota, B.S., economics, 1982.

Research interests: Organizational evolution, technological innovation, the effects of institutional pressures on innovation and adaptation.

Personal: Born in Minneapolis; married to Carlson School Prof. Joel Waldfogel; two daughters.