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Natalie C. Cotton-Nessler

Assistant Professor, Management
PhD, University of Michigan, 2013
MA, University of Michigan, 2009
JD, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
MBA, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
BS & BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2000
Office: Adamian Academic Center 325 | 781.891._3461 | ncottonnessler@bentley.edu
                       


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Professional Memberships

Academy of Management
American Sociological Association
PhD Project Management Doctoral Student Association

Awards and Honors

2014, DeSanctis Award Winner & Newman Award Nominee, Organizational Communication and Information Systems Division, Academy of Management
2012, Ruth and Gilbert Whitaker Doctoral Fellowship, Ross School of Business
2012, Reviewer Award (Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award), Organization and Management Theory Division, Academy of Management
2011, Student Poster Award, NICO/SONIC Complexity Conference, Northwestern University
2011, Outstanding Reviewer Award, Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of Management
2010, Rackham Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of Michigan
2009, Reviewer Award (Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award), Organization and Management Theory Division, Academy of Management
2007, Shapiro & Malik Award, University of Michigan
2006, Rackham Merit Fellowship, University of Michigan

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Owen-Smith, J., Cotton-Nessler, N. C., Buhr, H. (2015). Network Effects on Organizational Decision-Making: Blended Social Mechanisms and IPO Withdrawal. Social Networks, 41, 1-17.

Kabo, F. W., Cotton-Nessler, N. C., Hwang, Y., Levenstein, M. C., Owen-Smith, J. (2014). Proximity Effects on the Dynamics and Outcomes of Scientific Collaborations. Research Policy, 43 (9), 1469-1485.

Cotton-Nessler, N. C., Davis, G. F. (2012). Stock Ownership, Political Beliefs, and Party Identification from the ‘Ownership Society’ to the Financial Meltdown. Accounting, Economics, and the Law, 2 (2). (link)

Cotton, N. C. (2006). The Competence of Students as Editors of Law Reviews: A Response to Judge Posner. University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 154, 951-982.

Book Chapters
Cotton, N. C. (2011). Maiden Voyage: Mapping the Territory. In Arne Carlsen and Jane E. Dutton (Eds.), Research Alive: Exploring Generative Moments in Doing Qualitative Research (pp. 46-48). Copenhagen: . Copenhagen Business School Press

DeRue, D, Ashford, S. J, Cotton, N. C. (2009). Assuming the Mantle: Unlocking the Process by which Individuals Internalize a Leader Identity. In Jane E. Dutton and Laura M. Roberts (Eds.), Exploring Positive Identities and Organizations: Building a Theoretical and Research Foundation (pp. 217-236). New York, NY: . Taylor Francis

Cotton, N. C. (2006). The Competence of Students as Editors of Law Reviews: A Response to Judge Posner. University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 154, 951-982.

Conference Presentations

Johnson, C., Blancero, D., Cotton-Nessler, N. C., DelCampo, R. G., Fukami, C., . (2014). "If These Walls Could Talk: Tales of Proven Experiential Exercises." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Annual Conference, Philadelphia.

Cotton-Nessler, N. C. (2014). "Information Flow in Interactions." Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Cotton-Nessler, N. C. (2014). "Information Flow in Interactions." Presented at the Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis's Organizational Behavior Workshop, St. Louis, MO.

Chu, J. S., Cotton, N. C., Kabo, F. (2011). "The Organizational Limits of Space: Spatial Networks' Effects on Social Network Formation." Presented at the Northwestern University's NICO/SONIC Complexity Conference, Evanston, IL.

Cotton, N. C., Davis, G. F. (2010). "When Prophesy Fails, Part 2: Did the Investor Class Abandon the Republican Party in 2008?" Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Cotton, N. C. (2010). "Dating Communities: Stock-Option Backdating and Network Structure." Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Owen-Smith, J. D., Buhr, H., Cotton, N. C. (2008). "Know When to Hold 'Em: Multiple Networks, Market Sentiment, and IPO Decisions." Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Davis, G. F., Cotton, N. C. (2007). "Federalism and Organization Theory." Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Davis, G. F., Cotton, N. C. (2007). "Political Consequences of Financial Expansion: Does Buying a Mutual Fund Turn You Republican?" Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for Management Department Planning Committee, 2014 - Present

University Service
Committee Member for New Faculty Diversity Orientation Planning Committee, 2014 - Present
Facilitator/Presenter for judge orientation (for case competition) for Bentley Business Bowl - 2014

Professional Service
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Administrative Science Quarterly, 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2009 - Present
Committee Member for Governance Committee, PhD Project Management Doctoral Student Association, 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for Third Annual Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) Conference Planning Committee, 2006 - 2006
Editorial Review Board Member for Journal of Animal Law and Ethics, 2005 - 2006
Editor (Associate), Journal for University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2004 - 2006