Jeannette Colyvas, Ph.D.

School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University
Assistant Professor, Human Development and Social Policy

Jeannette Colyvas is assistant professor of learning and organizational change at Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy. Her research interests include organizations and entrepreneurship, comparing public, private, and non-profit forms of organizing, and the study of networks. Professor Colyvas teaches the course Tools for Organizational Analysis at Northwestern and while at Stanford co-taught graduate courses on the nonprofit sector with Professor Walter W. Powell. Her published work has appeared in the journals Management Science and Research in Organizational Behavior. Professor Colyvas’ current research addresses university-industry relations, scientist collaboration networks, and the development and commercialization of academic research. Professor Colyvas has a Ph.D. from Stanford University, with M.A. degrees in Sociology and East Asian Studies.

Faculty for Creative Alliances, 2006 – 2012, Extending Your Reach, 2013 – present