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Management & Organizations
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University
2001 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208-2001


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Wooseok Jung

Ph.D. Candidate

Management & Organizations

Ph.D., Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2015 (expected)
M.A., Sociology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 2009
B.A., Sociology; Psychology; Economics (minor), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 2004

Curriculum Vitae


About Wooseok Jung

Wooseok Jung is a Ph.D. candidate in the Management & Organizations department at the Kellogg School of Management. His research interests are in organizational theory, strategic change and learning, and network analysis. In his dissertation, he explains the evolution of institutional complexity within elite U.S. law firms, including its causes and consequences, by focusing on inter-organizational competitions and rivalry. In addition to his dissertation, he also studies intellectual collaboration among natural and social scientists, and innovative issue networking between social movement organizations. A paper from this research is forthcoming in a leading scholarly journal, the American Journal of Sociology.

Jung, Wooseok, Brayden G King & Sarah A. Soule. “Issue Bricolage: Explaining the Configuration of the Social Movement Sector, 1960-1995.” American Journal of Sociology (forthcoming).

Working Papers
Jung, Wooseok. “Dual Performance Feedback and Elite Law Firm Mergers.” Dissertation Chapter.

Jung, Wooseok, Okyu Kwon, & Brian Uzzi. “Generalized Reciprocity in an Online Scientific Community.”

Jung, Wooseok, & Klaus Weber. “Responses to Institutional Ambivalence.”

Klaus Weber (Chair)
Brayden G King
William Ocasio

Kellogg School of Management
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-2800