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Phd Student Profile / Bio
Steven Gray
Email: grays@wustl.edu

Steven Gray

Organizational Behavior
PhD Organizational Behavior 2017 (expected), Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School
MA Psychology 2007, Columbia University
BA Psychology 2005, Yale University

I am interested in the social aspects of the creativity and innovation process.

Research interests:
Social Networks, Innovation, Power & Status
  • "Organizational Restructuring as a Catalyst for Cross-unit Ties." Bunderson, J.S., Boumgarden, P., & Bechara, J.P.
  • "Visible Bridges: Team Membership Affects the Accurate Perception of Social Network Ties," with Eisenkraft, N., Ding, W., & Elfenbein, H.A, working paper
  • "Starting Off on the Right Foot: Psychological Ownership, Territoriality, and the Success of Nascent Ventures in Entrepreneurship Competitions," with Knight, A.P., & Baer, M, working paper
Academic/professional activities:
Member, Academy of Management
Other Professional Experience:
Management Consultant, IBM, USA (2007 - 2012)
Doctoral Fellowship, Olin Business School,, 2012-2017
Doctoral Fellowship, Olin Business School, 2012-2017
Keynote Speaker, Creative Problem Solving Institute Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2011
Personal interests:
Spending time with family, running, and cooking (not at the same time, though)