Innovation and Creativity Workshop

The Innovation and Creativity Workshop welcomes participation from faculty, graduate students, and other scholars throughout UCLA and southern California. Graduate students are invited t0 attend throughout the year and may elect to enroll in and receive credit for Sociology 295-Workgroup-Sociology with Professor Lynne Zucker or Management 596-Research with Professor Michael Darby each spring quarter. The Innovation and Creativity Workshop is sponsored by the Center for International Science, Technology, and Cultural Policy in the Luskin School of Public Affairs and by the John M. Olin Center for Policy at the UCLA Anderson School.

Abstracts of the papers follow the schedule. Students, faculty, and others who want to schedule a talk for 2017-2018 should email Michael R. Darby as soon as possible with a title and abstract so that a space can be reserved.

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Date Speaker Institution Details
March 7, 2018
Kanetaka Maki* and Hiromi S. Nagane** *  Associate Professor, Waseda Business School, Tokyo, Japan

** Associate Professor, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

Workshop information

September 20, 2017
Carlos Eduardo Hernandez Universidad de los Andes School of Management


Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Gabriel Rossman UCLA Department of Sociology



Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Walter W. (Woody) Powell Stanford Graduate School of Business
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Patrick Reilly UCLA Department of Sociology
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Edward Walker UCLA Department of Sociology
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 3 presentations
November 3, 2016
Brayden King Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University


December 1, 2016
James Evans Department of Sociology
University of Chicago
February 2, 2017
Kanetaka Maki Assistant Professor, National Graduate Institute For Policy Studies, Tokyo, and Visiting Assistant Professor, UCSD Rady School of Management Information
April 20, 2017
Hayagreeva Rao Atholl McBean Professor of Organizational Behavior & Human Resources, Graduate School of Business
Stanford University