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Her research and teaching interests include academic and corporate entrepreneurship, the management of technology (particularly in two-sided markets contexts), and the political economy of innovation. Current research focuses on entrepreneurial activities involving university and industry partnerships.
Her work has been recognized with several awards and scholarships, including a Dissertation Fellowship from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a selection among the finalists in the INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Competition (2007), and the AOM Technology and Innovation Management Division Best Conference Paper Award (2008).
"Value Creation in University - Firm Research Collaborations: A Matching Approach", Strategic Management Journal , June 2013, vol. 34, n° 6, pp. 644-665.
"Building Consensual Institutions: Networks and the National Estuary Program", American Journal of Political Science , 2003, vol. 47, n° 1, pp. 143-158 (in coll. with M. Schneider, J. T. Scholz, M. Lubell, M. Edwardsen).
"Was Huntington Right? Testing Cultural Legacies and the Civilizational Border", International Politics , 2002, vol. 39, n° 2 (in coll. with A. Mungiu-Pippidi).
"Value creation in university-firm research collaborations: a matching approach", Best Paper Proceedings of the 2008 Meeting of the Academy of Management ; Winner of the 2008 Technology and Management Division Best Conference Paper, 2008.
"Value creation in university-firm research collaborations: a matching approach", Mimeo , 0.
"Capabilities or Institutional Opportunities? An Investigation on How Capitalist Regimes Impact Exploration and Exploitation Strategies", Mimeo , 0 (in coll. with G. Hoetker).
"My Star is Not Your Star: Sources of Value Creation in University- Firm Research Collaborations", Mimeo , 0.
Date of arrival at HEC Paris: 2008
Main courses taught at HEC
2009 Ph.D. in Business Administration, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA.
2002 M.A in Political Science, USA.
1997 B.S. in Sociology, University of Bucharest, Roumanie.
1993 B.S. in Mathematics, University of Bucharest, Roumanie.
Other academic activities
External academic responsibility:
Instructor, Business Policy and Strategy (Undergraduate capstone course) - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2005-2007.
Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL - Business Policy and Strategy (Undergraduate), 2003-2006.
Research Assistant, Stony Brook University, Dpt of Political Science, USA, 2000-2002.
Reviewer, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
Reviewer, Academy of Management Meetings, Strategic Management Society Conference, INFORMS/Organization Science dissertation proposal competition.
2010 Finalist in the Best Dissertation Competition of the Academy of Management, Business Policy and Strategy Division, 2010.
2008 Best Paper Proceedings of the 2008 Meeting of the Academy of Management ; Winner of the 2008 Technology and Management Division Best Conference Paper.
2008 Best Student Paper Award, Technology and Innovation Management Division, Academy of Management.
2007 University of Illinois, List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent.
2007 Finalist of 2007 INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition.
2005 Ewing Marion Kauffman Dissertation Fellow, 2005-2006.
2003 Pi Sigma Alpha Award for the Best Paper in 2002, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago.
University-Industry Technology Transfer.
Political Economy of Innovation.