Heather Haveman
Heather Haveman

Heather A. Haveman is Professor of Sociology and Business at the University of California, Berkeley.  She received a BA and MBA from the University of Toronto, and a PhD from UC Berkeley.  Before coming to Berkeley in 2006, she taught at Duke (1990-94), Cornell (1994-99), and Columbia (1998-2007). 
When she’s not moving around North America, she studies how organizations, industries, and employees’ careers evolve, and the impact of organizations on their employees and society at large.  Her work combines insights from institutionalism, organizational demography, social movements, economic geography, micro economics, and social history. Her published studies have investigated California thrifts (1872-1928 and 1960s-1990s), Iowa telephone companies (1900-1917), Manhattan hotels (1898-1990), California hospitals (1978-1991), U.S. electric power plants (1980-1992), U.S. wineries (1940s-1990s), American magazines (1741-1860), American law-school professors, and Chinese listed firms (1992-2007).  These studies have appeared in many journals, including theAcademy of Management Journal,Administrative Science Quarterly, American Sociological Review,American Journal of Sociology, Organization Science, Law and Society Review, Socio-Economic Review, and Sociological Science, as well as in several edited books.  Her book, Magazines and the Making of America:  Modernization, Community, and Print Culture 1741-1860, was published by Princeton University Press in 2015.  Her current research involves American magazines, U.S. wineries, American law-school professors, Chinese firms, and state-legal marijuana markets in the U.S.

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