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Lost in Translation: Celebrating Entrepreneurship While Acknowledging its Costs

Lost in Translation: Celebrating Entrepreneurship While Acknowledging its Costs

Aldrich Event Poster_2012.jpgDate: Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Friend Center Convocation Room (113)
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Speaker: Howard Aldrich, UNC-Chapel Hill and Fuqua School of Business

Other: Reception to follow

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The Graduate School, Butler College, and the Keller Center are pleased to welcome Howard Aldrich to the Princeton University campus on Tuesday, March 6, 2012.


Aldrich, author of the 2011 book, An Evolutionary Approach to Entrepreneurship: Selected Essays, received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Michigan. Aldrich will be the second speaker in the series "The Power of E: Advancing the Boundaries of Entrepreneurship", which aims to promote cross-disciplinary and undergraduate-graduate dialogue on social issues through an entrepreneurial lens. The talk will be followed by a light reception and networking. 

About the speaker
Howard AldrichHoward E. Aldrich is Kenan Professor of Sociology, Chair of the Sociology Department, Adjunct Professor of Business at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and Faculty Research Associate at the Department of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.  His 1979 book, Organizations and Environments, was reprinted in 2007 by Stanford University Press in its Stanford Business Classics series. His book, Organizations Evolving (Sage, 1999), won the George Terry Award from the Academy of Management and was co-winner of the Max Weber Award from the OOW section of the American Sociological Association.  In 2000, he won the Swedish Foundation on Small Business Award for his research on entrepreneurship.  In 2002, he won the J. Carlyle Sitterson Award for Excellent in Freshman Teaching at UNC-CH.  His latest book, An Evolutionary Approach to Entrepreneurship: Selected Essays, was published by Edward Elgar in 2011.