Jason Owen-Smith is Professor of Sociology, Barger Leadership Institute Professor of Organizational
Studies, and Research Professor in the Institute for Social Research (ISR) Survey Research Center (SRC) at the University of Michigan. His research and teaching focus on
economic sociology, organizational theory, network theory, the sociology of science and technology, and research methods. He serves as Director of the Barger Leadership Institute and as Executive Director of the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS).