Mark C. Suchman

Cohort 6 — Yale Alumni List
Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology
Brown University, Providence, RI

Dr. Suchman received his PhD from Stanford University and his JD from Yale University. His interests are Sociology of Organizations; Sociology of Law; Economic Sociology; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Professions; Healthcare. He is currently writing a book on the role of law firms in Silicon Valley, and he is midway through a multi-year project on the organizational, professional, and legal challenges surrounding new information technologies in health care. He has also written on organizational legitimacy, on inter-organizational disputing practices, on the "internalization" of law within corporate bureaucracies, and on social science approaches to the study of contracts.

Discipline: Sociology