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The Problem of Emergence

Seminar

Speakers

Woody Powell, Stanford
Deborah Gordon, Stanford University
Amir Goldberg, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Date and Time

February 7, 2013 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Availability

Open to the public.

No RSVP required

Location

CISAC Central Conf 2nd FLR

Encina Hall Central, 2nd floor
616 Serra St.
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305

FSI Contact

Alison Epstein

Walter W. Powell is Professor of Education and (by courtesy) Sociology, Organizational Behavior, Management Science and Engineering, Communication, and Public Policy at Stanford University. He is also an external faculty member at the Santa Fe Institute. He is co-director of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. Powell joined the Stanford faculty in July 1999, after previously teaching at the University of Arizona, MIT, and Yale. He has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences three times, and a visiting fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna twice. Powell has received honorary degrees from Uppsala University, the Helsinki School of Economics, and Copenhagen Business School, and is a foreign member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences. Professor Powell works in the areas of organization theory and economic sociology. His most recent book with John Padgett, The Emergence of Organizations and Markets, was published in September 2012 from Princeton University Press.