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David Strang

PhD 1988, Stanford University
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Interest: Political Sociology, Organizations, Models and Methods for Dynamic Processes

(607) 307-0567

350 Uris Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-7601

Recent Courses

SOC 1150
SOC 1290
SOC 2800
SOC 3190
SOC 5280
SOC 5400
SOC 6240
SOC 6660

Utopia in Theory and Practice
American Society Through Film
Social Movements
Contemporary Sociological Theory
Conflict and the Nation-State
Organizational Research
Sociology of Diffusion
Event History Analysis

Recent Publications

David Strang and Kyle Siler, “Revising as reframing: original submissions versus published papers in Administrative Science Quarterly, 2005-2009.“ Sociological Theory 32 (2015): 1-26.

David Strang, Robert J. David, and Saeed Akhlaghpour, “Coevolution in management fashion: an agent-based model of consultant-driven innovation.” American Journal of Sociology 120 (2015): 226-64.

David Strang and Kelly Patterson, “Asymmetries in experiential and vicarious feedback” Sociological Science 1 (2014): 178-98.

Ion Bogdan Vasi, David Strang, and Arnout van den Rijt, “Tea and sympathy: The Tea Party movement and Republican pre-commitment to radical conservatism in the 2011 debt limit crisis” Mobilization 19 (2014): 1-22.

David Strang, “Boomerang diffusion at a global bank: national culture and a total quality initiative.” Pp. 107-18 in G.S. Drori, M.A. Hollerer, and P. Walgenbach, eds., Global Themes and Local Variations in Organization and Management: Perspectives on Glocalization. Routledge, 2013.

David Strang, Learning by Example: Imitation and Innovation at a Global Bank. Princeton University Press, 2010.

David Strang, “School and super-school.” Pp. 419-24 in F. Dobbin and C.B. Schoonhoven, eds., Stanford’s Organizational Theory Renaissance, 1970-2000. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Vol. 28. Emerald, 2010.

Mary C. Still and David Strang, “Who does an elite organization emulate?” Administrative Science Quarterly 59 (2009): 58-89.

Bogdan Ion Vasi and David Strang, “Civil liberty in America: the diffusion of municipal Bill of Rights resolutions after the passage of the USA PATRIOT Act.” American Journal of Sociology 114 (2009): 1716-64.

Michael Lounsbury and David Strang, 2009. “Social entrepreneurship: success stories and logic construction.” pp. 71-94 in D. Hammack and S. Heydemann, Globalization, Philanthropy and Civil Society: Projecting Philanthropic Logics Abroad. Indiana University Press: Bloomington IN.

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