About

Professor Beckman is The Price Family Chair in Social Innovation and Professor of Public Policy at the Price Center for Social Innovation in the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California.

Professor Beckman is an Associate Editor at Administrative Science Quarterly and is a Past Division Chair of the Organization and Management Theory division of the Academy of Management. Her research has been published in such academic journals as Administrative Science QuarterlyOrganization Science, Academy of Management Journal, American Sociological Review, and Journal of Business Venturing.   

She served on the faculty at The Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland from 2013-2019. There she served as as Academic Director Director of the Center of Social Value Creation (CSVC) and as the Smith Diversity Officer. She was on the faculty at The Paul Merage School of Business, UC Irvine, from 1999-2013 where she was a Chancellor's Fellow from 2008-2011. She spent the 2008-09 academic year visiting at the Haas School at UC Berkeley and Fall 2012 at London Business School. She was the 2006 Western Academy of Management Ascendant Scholar.

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WORK HISTORY AND EDUCATION

RESEARCH INTERESTS

2013 - 2019

University of Maryland

Robert H. Smith School of Business

Professor, Management & Organization  

(Associate Professor 2013-2015)

1999 - 2015

University of California, Irvine

Paul Merage School of Business

Associate Professor, Organization & Management

Assistant Professor (1999-2006) 

1994-1999

Stanford University

Graduate School of Business

Ph.D., Organizational Behavior

1987-1991

Stanford University

BA, Psychology, with distinction

MA, Sociology

2012

 London Business School

Visiting Associate Professor 

2008-09

UC Berkeley

Visiting Associate Professor

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