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Aruna Ranganathan

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Aruna Ranganathan

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford King Center on Global Development
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior
Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB)
MS/PhD, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015
MS, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 2008
BCom, University of British Columbia, 2006


Professor Aruna Ranganathan spent her childhood in the Middle East, India and Singapore before graduating with honors from University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business with a BCom in organizational behavior and human resources in 2006. She also received an MS in international and comparative labor from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 2008 and an MS/Phd in management from MIT’s Sloan School of Management in 2014. Her doctoral dissertation, “Working with Your Hands: Essays on Craft Occupations in India” explored the intersection between economic sociology, the sociology of work and industrial relations.

Research Interests: 
Organizational Behavior