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Bruce Kogut

Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Professor of Leadership and Ethics; Professor of Sociology
Business, School of the Arts
Management Division, Sociology Department
706 Uris
  • Director, Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics
  • Member, Faculty Steering Committee, Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul

Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Professor of Leadership and Ethics Director of the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics BA, Berkeley, 1975; MIA, Columbia, 1978; PhD, MIT, 1983 Bruce Kogut is a chaired professor in the Management Division at Columbia Business School. He is also the director of the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics.

His research includes comparative and economic sociology, strategy, comparative methods, social entrepreneurship, and governance. Professor Kogut has published several books covering various aspects of the global economy and technology in the workplace, in addition to an extensive list of journal publications. His edited book Corporate Governance and International Capital Flows (with Peter Cornelius, chief economist, Alpinvest) was presented at the World Economic Forum and his most recent book is The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance.

Prior to joining the Columbia faculty, Professor Kogut served as the Eli Lilly Chair in Innovation, Business and Society at INSEAD and the Dr. Felix Zandman Professor at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he headed the Reginald H. Jones Center. He has been a visitor at the Äcole Polytechnique, Stockholm School of Economics, Wissenschaftszentrum, and Santa Fe Institute. Professor Kogut was also the scientific director for EIASM, Brussels, a member of the steering committee for the Advanced Institute of Management, and the research advisory board to the Skolkovo Business School in Russia.

He is currently a board member of 3I Infotech. Professor Kogut earned his PhD at the Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyÍs Sloan School of Management, a master's degree in international affairs at Columbia University, and a BA in political science at the University of California, Berkeley. He received an honorary doctorate from the Stockholm School of Economics in 2005.

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