Walter W. Powell

Jacks Family Professor of Education, and (by courtesy) Professor of Sociology, Organizational Behavior, Management Science and Engineering, and Communication; Andreessen Family Co-Director, Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Ph.D., SUNY at Stony Brook, 1978
Walter W. Powell

Latest Publications

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Horvath, Aaron and Walter W. Powell. 2020. “Seeing Like a Philanthropist: From the Business of  Benevolence to the Benevolence of  Business.” Forthcoming in The Nonprofit Sector : A Research Handbook, 3rd Edition, edited by Walter W. Powell and Patricia Bromley. Stanford: Stanford University Press.(PDF)

Powell, Walter W., Aaron Horvath, and Christof Brandtner. 2016. “Click and Mortar: Organizations on the Web.” Research in Organizational Behavior 36:101-120.

Powell, Walter W. and Christof Brandtner. 2016. “Organizations as Sites and Drivers of Social Action.” Pp. 269–91 in Handbook of Contemporary Sociological Theory, edited by S. Abrutyn. Cham: Springer.