Christine M. Beckman
University of Southern California
Christine M. Beckman is the Price Family Chair in Social Innovation and Professor at the USC Price School of Public Policy, with joint appointments in the Marshall School of Business and the Department of Sociology. She is the current Editor at Administrative Science Quarterly and Past Division Chair of the Organization and Management Theory division of the Academy of Management. Her research is published in leading scholarly journals. She is known for her research on organizational learning, interorganizational networks, inequality, innovation, and entrepreneurship, particularly on how collaborative relationships and diverse experiences facilitate organizational change. Her book, Dreams of the Overworked: Living, Working and Parenting in the Digital Age, is an ethnographic account of how expectations of constant availability shape working parents’ efforts to manage work, family, and their personal lives.