Nel Dutt is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at Bocconi University, Italy. She completed her Ph.D. in Strategy from Duke University, USA, and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering from Dartmouth College, USA. Nel Dutt takes an evolutionary perspective in examining issues of problem-based search and strategic change, and is particularly interested in phenomena in which firm strategy interacts with environmental policy. Nel Dutt’s current research combines her engineering background with her business training to examine U.S. Electric Utility companies’ longitudinal search and sourcing strategies with regards to renewable electricity generation. Her research has been published in Management Science and the Strategic Management Journal, where she also serves on the editorial board.