Mendoza School of Business

Amanda Sharkey

Associate Professor
Management & Organization
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  • Biography

Amanda J. Sharkey is an Associate Professor of Management & Organization in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. She is an organizational theorist and economic sociologist who studies how social and cultural factors impact organizational behaviors and firm performance. She is particularly interested in questions related to how information intermediaries, such as ratings and rankings, affect firms’ status and reputation in markets, thereby shaping organizational behaviors and outcomes. Her research has appeared in the Administrative Science Quarterly, Management Science, the Strategic Management Journal, the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, Organization Science and Sociological Methods and Research. She is currently an Associate Editor at the Administrative Science Quarterly.
Prior to joining Notre Dame, Amanda was an associate professor in the business schools at the University of Chicago and at Arizona State University. She completed a master’s degree in social research methods from the London School of Economics in 2004 and earned her bachelor’s degree in economics and journalism from Northwestern University in 1999. Before entering academia, she worked in management consulting.