I am a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Data and Computing (CDAC) at the University of Chicago. I study social and institutional factors that shape firm strategies.
One stream of my work investigates how firms select financial partners at the early phase of deregulation. Central to my analysis are the inter-organizational network structures and organizational understanding of legitimacy. A second stream of my work examines how organizations communicate about strategic changes. I use natural experiments and natural language processing to understand how firms use discourses on social media tactically. My peers at UChicago also include members of the Knowledge Lab and the Noise Lab .