Evan Rawley joined Carlson School of Management in 2017. He was formerly an Associate Professor at the Columbia Business School and an Assistant Professor at the Wharton School (2007-2012). Evan has been an active member of the Strategic Management Society since 2007. His research on diversification, coordination costs and organizational rigidity won the Best Paper Award from the Strategy Division at the European Academy of Management in 2007, and was published in the Strategic Management Journal, while his paper on diseconomies of scope and vertical contracting won the BPS Best Paper Award at the Academy of Management in 2008, and was published in Management Science. More recently his work on hedge fund entrepreneurs, technology adoption in the taxicab industry, the impact of skill and luck on firm scope, and hospital vertical integration have been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Management Science, and the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. He was also the winner of the 2012 Best Paper Award from the Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference. Evan holds a Ph.D. from Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. Prior to completing his Ph.D. Evan worked for the Boston Consulting Group in New York and for Deloitte in Detroit.