Imperial College London


Business School

Senior Teaching Fellow in Diversity & Inclusion



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Maria Farkas is an Assistant Professor at Imperial College Business School. Maria received a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Business Administration and Sociology and a B.A. in English and Economics from Wellesley College. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D., Maria was a Research Associate at the Harvard Business School where she wrote several case studies and teaching notes.

Maria’s research focuses on the processes by which meanings are socially constructed within and across organizations and how those meanings structure behaviour for organizations and individuals. Her current work examines the role of meaning making and sharing in the process of industry and market formation. Her research has been published in Organization Science and as chapters in edited volumes.




Christianson MK, Farkas MT, Sutcliffe KM, et al., 2009, Learning Through Rare Events: Significant Interruptions at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, Organization Science, Vol:20, ISSN:1047-7039, Pages:846-860

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