Brandy L. Aven

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

PHONE

412-268-6347

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 250

AREA OF EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

Stanford University - Ph D (Sociology) - 2010
Stanford University - MA (Sociology) - 2004
University of California at Los Angeles - BA (Sociology) - 2000

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Paradox of Corrupt Networks: An analysis of organizational crime at Enron

    Organization Science

  • Fragmented Networks And Entrepreneurship In Late Imperial Russia

    (author(s): Henning Hillmann, Brandy Aven) American Journal Of Sociology 117(2), 2011; 484-538

WORKING PAPERS

  • Appreciation or Awareness? Differential Preferences for Category Spanning in an Online Community of Product Reviewers

    (author(s): Brandy Aven, Ming Leung, Evelyn Zhang)

  • Knowledge Transfer or Knowledge Transformation? The Effects of Cost on Organizational Learning

    (author(s): Brandy Aven, Evelyn Zhang)

  • Structural Role Complementarity in Entrepreneurial Teams

    (author(s): Brandy Aven, Henning Hillmann)

  • Disentangling embedded ties: How liking and trust influence economic partner selection and fraud

    (author(s): Brandy Aven, Taya Cohen, Jin Wook Chang)

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Gerald L. Thompson Excellence in Teaching Award (2012)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • MBA Pro Bono Teams, Faculty Advisor, Mentoring pro bono team projects, (2011 - 2012)
  • Bosch MBA Case Competition Judge, (2010 - 2010)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Academy of Management
  • Member, American Sociological Association
  • Member, International Network for Social Network Analysis

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Managing Networks and Organizations (45741)
    2015 Mini 4 Section: A, F
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A, B
    2014 Mini 4 Section: A, F
    2013 Mini 1 Section: A, B
    2013 Mini 4 Section: A, F
  • Seminar in Organizational Theory (macro) (47892)
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A
    2013 Mini 1 Section: A
    2012 Mini 2 Section: A
    2012 Mini 3 Section: A
  • Organizational Behavior (70311)
    2012 Section: A, B
    2011 Section: C, D
Brandy Aven