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Sarah Kaplan

Sarah Kaplan

Sarah Kaplan

Director, Institute for Gender and the Economy
Distinguished Professor of Gender & the Economy
Professor of Strategic Management


PhD in Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management
MA in International Relations and International Economics, Johns Hopkins SAIS
BA in Political Science, UCLA




Sarah Kaplan is Director, Institute for Gender and the Economy,  Distinguished Professor of Gender & the Economy and Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman. She is a co-author of the bestselling business book, Creative Destruction.  Her research explores how organizations participate in and respond to the emergence of new fields and technologies, with a particular focus on the role of interpretive practices. Her studies examine biotechnology, communications, financial services, nanotechnology and most recently, the field emerging at the nexus of gender and finance. She is Senior Editor at Organization Science, Guest Editor of a special issue on new research methods at Strategic Management Journal, and formerly Associate Editor for The Academy of Management Annals.

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