Faculty

Lynne Zucker


Professor


Contact Information

Email    zucker@ucla.edu
Office  241c Haines Hall
Phone  310-825-9155

Organization theory, institutional structure and process, knowledge generation and transfer, comparative international institutions, industrial productivity.

 

Degrees

Ph. D., Stanford University

Grants

NSF NIRT to construct NanoBank, 2003-2007

UCLA International Institute, 2003-2006
Extend Nanotech research program to other countries. Collaboration with NIRT team.

UC Industry-University Collaborative Research Program, 2002-2004. Understanding the role of UC and other California Universities in the generation and success of the nanotechnolgy industry in California; comparative with other high tech areas of US.

Selected Publications

"Intellectual Human Capital and the Birth of U.S. Biotechnology Enterprises," American Economic Review, March 1998, 88(1): 290-306. (With Michael R. Darby, and Marilynn B. Brewer)

"Geographically Localized Knowledge: Spillovers or Markets?", Economic Inquiry, January 1998, 36(1): 65-86. (Witch Michael R. Darby and Jeff Armstrong)

"Star Scientists and Institutional Transformation: Patterns of Invention and Innovation in the Formation of the Biotechnology Industry." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, November 12, 1996, 93 (23): 12, 709-12, 716 (With Michael R. Darby)

"Production of Trust: Institutional Sources of Economic Structure, 184-1920," Research in Organizational Behavior, 1986.

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http://www.nber.org

Current Courses by Term

2017 Spring Quarter

Student Research Program

Entrepreneurship

Advanced Honors Seminars

Directed Research in Sociology

Sociology of Knowledge

Working Group in Sociology

Teaching Apprentice Practicum

Previous Courses by Term

2016 Winter Quarter

Working Group in Sociology

2015 Fall Quarter

Entrepreneurship

Advanced Honors Seminars

Problems in Organization Theory

2015 Spring Quarter

Entrepreneurship

Advanced Honors Seminars

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

Sociology of Knowledge

Special Topics in Sociology

2015 Winter Quarter

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

2014 Spring Quarter

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

Entrepreneurship

Advanced Honors Seminars

Problems in Organization Theory

2012 Fall Quarter

Entrepreneurship

Sociology of Culture

2012 Spring Quarter

Entrepreneurship

Advanced Honors Seminars

Sociology of Knowledge

2011 Spring Quarter

Entrepreneurship

Advanced Honors Seminars

Research Group Seminars: Sociology

Sociology of Knowledge

2010 Spring Quarter

Scientific Knowledge, Industrial Growth, and Social Policy

Undergraduate Seminar: Sociology of Globalization

Research Group Seminars: Sociology

Problems in Organization Theory

Workshop in Culture and Society

2010 Winter Quarter

Research Group Seminars: Sociology

Sociology of Knowledge

Workshop in Culture and Society

2009 Spring Quarter

Scientific Knowledge, Industrial Growth, and Social Policy

Special Topics in Sociology

Research Group Seminars: Sociology

Sociology of Knowledge

2008 Spring Quarter

Scientific Knowledge, Industrial Growth, and Social Policy

Research Group Seminars: Sociology

Sociology of Knowledge

Special Topics in Sociology

Workshop in Culture and Society

2008 Winter Quarter

Research Group Seminars: Sociology

2007 Fall Quarter

Research Group Seminars: Sociology

Workshop in Culture and Society

2007 Spring Quarter

Scientific Knowledge, Industrial Growth, and Social Policy

Organizations and Society

Research Group Seminars: Sociology

Sociology of Knowledge

Working Group in Sociology

Workshop in Culture and Society

2007 Winter Quarter

Research Group Seminars: Sociology

Economy and Society

2006 Spring Quarter

Problems in Organization Theory

Working Group in Sociology

Workshop in Culture and Society

2006 Winter Quarter

Research Group Seminars: Sociology

Sociology of Knowledge

Working Group in Sociology

Workshop in Culture and Society

2005 Fall Quarter

Scientific Knowledge, Industrial Growth, and Social Policy

Working Group in Sociology

2004 Fall Quarter

Working Group in Sociology

2004 Spring Quarter

Scientific Knowledge, Industrial Growth, and Social Policy

Special Topics in Sociology

2004 Winter Quarter

Problems in Organization Theory

2003 Spring Quarter

Scientific Knowledge, Industrial Growth, and Social Policy

Economy and Society

2003 Winter Quarter

Problems in Organization Theory

2002 Spring Quarter

Scientific Knowledge, Industrial Growth, and Social Policy

Previous Courses by Course

SOCIOL 295
Working Group in Sociology

2016 Winter Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2005 Fall Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL 172
Entrepreneurship

2015 Fall Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

2012 Fall Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 189
Advanced Honors Seminars

2015 Fall Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 265
Problems in Organization Theory

2015 Fall Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

2004 Winter Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 191V
Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

2015 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 227
Sociology of Knowledge

2015 Spring Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 285L
Special Topics in Sociology

2015 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 97
Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

2015 Winter Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 246
Sociology of Culture

2012 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL 194
Research Group Seminars: Sociology

2011 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2007 Fall Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

HNRS 103
Scientific Knowledge, Industrial Growth, and Social Policy

2010 Spring Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2005 Fall Quarter

2004 Spring Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

2002 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 191F
Undergraduate Seminar: Sociology of Globalization

2010 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 298
Workshop in Culture and Society

2010 Spring Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2007 Fall Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 180D
Special Topics in Sociology

2009 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 285D
Special Topics in Sociology

2008 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 168
Organizations and Society

2007 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 260
Economy and Society

2007 Winter Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 180B
Special Topics in Sociology

2004 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 285G
Special Topics in Sociology

2004 Spring Quarter