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  • Assistant Professor
PhD (HEC Paris)
BA in Philosophy (Univ. of Paris X-Nanterre), MSc in Management (EM Lyon), MPhil in Sociology (Univ. of Paris IV-Sorbonne), PhD (HEC Paris)
HEC Paris
2766 7340
Research Area:

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Organization Theory, Economic Sociology
  • Social Categories
  • Expertise
  • Institutions

Dr Arnaud Cudennec is a social scientist who studies how social and institutional factors impact organizations’ evaluations in markets. His research examines mainly topics related to social categories, expertise and institutions, using experimental and large-scale quantitative data, with a particular interest in the contexts of entrepreneurship (venture capital) and cultural industries. Arnaud’s research has been published in Research in the Sociology of Organizations and the Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings. A graduate in philosophy, sociology and business administration, he obtained his PhD in management sciences from HEC Paris (France) where he was affiliated to the Society & Organizations Institute. During his PhD studies, he visited the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (Illinois, USA).