My research agenda focuses on interorganizational relationships, business strategic networks, community, and race. My study is motivated by the theoretical interests in how complex social structure influences the relationships, behaviors, and performances of organizations and individuals. My research utilizes large scale data sets and builds on both computational methods and causal inference.
My dissertation examines the processes that shape the capacity of individuals and organizations to deploy resources to both enhance their well-being and nurture their relationships with others in social contexts characterized by frequent information updates and the coexistence of multiple interdependent relationships. Another related stream of research is animated by the intersection of economic geography, race, and organizational behavior. My work in this vein investigates the effect of neighborhood racial context on the performance of social actors.
"Relational Structure and Similarity in Organizational Strategy: The Role of Individuals in Interorganizational Relationships" Job Market Paper