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Adam Castor

Doctoral Student

Links: CV

Education

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. Managerial Science & Applied Economics, (expected) May2016
Fields: Strategy, Organizational Theory

Johns Hopkins University
M.A. Economics, May 2006
Fields: Econometrics, Industrial Organization

University of Wyoming
B.S. Mathematics &Economics, May 2002

 

Working Papers

  • Castor, A. "Category Structures as Attention Primes: Category Similarity and the Variable Value of Patent Families Across Patent Systems."
  • Castor, A. "Painted with the Same National Brush?  How Nationality Affects Categorization and Information Spillovers."
  • Castor, A. "Relatedness is in the Eye of the Beholder:  The Differences in Cognitive Models of Corporate Relatedness Across Corporate Stakeholders."
     

Book Chapters

  • Castor, A. & T. Wry. (2016). Category learning: Search outcomes as an antecedent to category system change in technological classification. Research in the Sociology of Organizations. (forthcoming, 2016)

 

Conference Presentations

  • Castor, A. & T. Wry. "Category Structures as Attention Primes: Category Similarity and the Variable Value of Patent Families Across Patent Systems"
        Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, 2015
        Wharton-INSEAD PhD Consortium, Philadelphia, PA, 2015
  • Castor, A. "Relatedness is in the Eye of the Beholder:  The Differences in Cognitive Models of Corporate Relatedness Across Corporate Stakeholders"
         NYU / Columbia Doctoral Conference, New York, New York, 2014
         Wharton-INSEAD PhD Consortium, Fontainebleau, France 2014
         Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference, Madrid, Spain, 2014
  • Castor, A. "Painted with the Same National Brush?  How Nationality Affects Categorization and Information Spillovers."
         Wharton-INSEAD PhD Consortium, Fontainebleau, France, 2012
         Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2013
         Academy of Management, Orlando, FL, 2013
         Consortium for Competitiveness and Cooperation, Kansas City, KS, 2013

         Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference, London, England, 2014

Teaching Experience

Instructor:

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
     Introduction to Management (Undergrad): Summer 2015 (instructor rating 3.5/4.0)

 

Teaching Assistantships:

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
      Network Theory & Applications (PhD): Spring 2013, 2015
      Foundations of Teamwork & Leadership (MBA): Fall 2010-2015
      Managing the Enterprise - Strategy (EMBA): Summer 2013
      Managing the Enterprise - International Business (EMBA): Summer 2014
      Introduction to Management (Undergrad): Fall 2011, Spring 2012
 

Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
      Managerial Decision Making (MBA): Winter 2009

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
      Microeconomics (Undergrad): Spring 2005
      Development Economics (Undergrad): Fall 2004

 

Awards, Grants, & Fellowships

Research Grant, Mack Institute for Innovation Management (with T. Wry), 2012, $8,000
T. Rowe Price Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, 2003-2005

 

Professional Activities

2010-present    Member, Academy of Management
2010-present    Member, Strategic Management Society