Amanda Sharkey is an associate professor in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the W. P. Carey School of Business. She has studied how social evaluations, such as status and reputation, affect organizational and competitive dynamics in a diverse set of industries, including book publishing, auditing, and nursing homes. Her research has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals, such as Administrative Science Quarterly, the American Journal of Sociology, the American Sociological Review, Management Science, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. Sharkey is an Associate Editor at Administrative Science Quarterly and serves on the editorial board at Organization Science. She received her doctorate in sociology from Stanford University and a master’s degree in social research methods from the London School of Economics. Previously, she was an associate professor of organizations and strategy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Ph.D. Sociology, Stanford University, 2011
M.S. Social Research Methods, London School of Economics, 2004
B.S. Economics and Journalism, Northwestern University,1999