Michelle Gittelman

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Associate Professor
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Academic Info

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; Management
M.B.A., Columbia University; Business Economics
B.A., Tufts University; Economics and International Affairs


Strategic Management; Business Policy & Strategy

Michelle Gittelman is an Associate Professor in the Management and Global Business Department at Rutgers Business School.  Her research focuses on innovation in the biopharmaceutical industry. Her work has examined the influence of boundary-spanning scientists, scientific research strategies, links to universities, supporting institutions, and scientific culture in the development and performance of entrepreneurial biotechnology firms, both in the US and in Europe.   Her current research examines the linkages between entrepreneurial biotechnology firms and global pharmaceutical firms in bringing new drugs to market.  She is a leading expert on patents and their use as measures of innovation and knowledge flows.  Her work has been published in Management Science, Organization Science, Research Policy,Review of Economics and Statistics, among others. Prior to joining Rutgers she was on the faculty at the Stern School of Business, New York University.