Faculty & Research

Amanda Sharkey

Amanda J. Sharkey

Associate Professor of Organizations and Strategy

Amanda Sharkey is an economic sociologist who studies how social and cultural factors impact organizational behaviors and market outcomes. Her research has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, Organization Science, Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Sociological Methods and Research.

Sharkey earned a bachelor’s of science in journalism, as well as a bachelor’s of arts in economics, from Northwestern University in 1999. She completed a master’s degree in social research methods from the London School of Economics in 2004. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University in 2011.

Prior to entering academia, she spent time working in management consulting and education policy.


 

2019 - 2020 Course Schedule

Number Title Quarter
39001 Strategy and Structure: Markets and Organizations 2020 (Spring)
39600 Workshop in Organizations and Markets 2020 (Winter)

2020 - 2021 Course Schedule

Number Title Quarter
39001 Strategy and Structure: Markets and Organizations 2021 (Spring)

Other Interests

Cooking, travel, and spending time with her family.