Stephen Lippmann

Fall 2017 Office Hours

Wednesdays/Fridays 9:30-11

Dr. Stephen Lippmann

Title

Associate Professor of Sociology

Chair, Department of Sociology and Gerontology

Education

PhD Sociology - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

MA Sociology - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

BA Sociology - University of New Hampshire

Stephen Lippmann is an Associate Professor of Sociology. He studies organizations and work, with a focus on organizational and industrial dynamics in cultural industries. In addition to theoretical work on the role of history in organizational dynamics, his empirical research has focused on the emergence and consolidation of the radio broadcasting industry, and the decline of soap operas in the U.S. In addition, he studies entrepreneurship and employment flexibility, and has written on teaching and pedagogy. He received his PhD in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Recent Publications

Kim, Phillip H., Croidie, Gregoire, and Stephen Lippmann.  Forthcoming.  “Responding from that Vantage Point: Field Position and Discursive Strategies of Legitimation in the U.S. Wireless Telegraphy Field.  Organization Studies.

Lippmann, Stephen, and Howard E. Aldrich.  Forthcoming.  “A Rolling Stone Gathers Momentum: Generational Units, Collective Memory, and Entrepreneurship.”  Academy of Management Review.

Lippmann, Stephen, and Howard E. Aldrich.  Forthcoming.  “The Temporal Dimension of Context.”  In William B. Gartner and Friederike Welter, Eds.  A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context.  New York: Edward Elgar. 

Harrington, C. Lee, Melissa Scardaville, Stephen Lippmann, and Denise D. Bielby. In Press.  “Soap Operas and Artistic Legitimation: The Role of Critical Commentary.”  Communication, Culture, and Critique.

Kim, Philip H., Kyle Longest, and Stephen Lippmann.  2015.  “The Tortoise Versus The Hare: Progress and Success Among Leisure-Based Business Ventures.”  Journal of Business Venturing. 30 (2): 185-204.