Michael Roach, Ph.D.
J. Thomas and Nancy W. Clark Assistant Professor
michael.roach at cornell.edu
PAPERS UNDER REVIEW & WORKING PAPERS
Roach, M. “When (and What) Do Firms Patent? Evidence on Patentability and the Decision to Patent at the Firm Level” (in preparation for submission to Strategic Management Journal)
Sauermann, H. & Roach, M. “Taste for Science, Taste for Commercialization, and Hybrid Scientists”
AWARDS, HONORS AND GRANTS
Kauffman Foundation Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research, 2012-2014, $40,000
National Science Foundation (SciSIP), “The Initial Career Transitions of Science & Engineering PhDs,” with Henry Sauermann, 2013-2015, $285,238 (NSF-1262270)
National Science Foundation (SciSIP), “The Evolving University Research Enterprise,” with Maryann Feldman and Janet Bercovitz, 2012-2014, $389,698 (NSF-1158755)
Best Young Scholar Paper Award, DRUID Summer Conference 2011 (with Henry Sauermann)
UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Faculty “All Star” Teaching Award 2011
Georgia Research Alliance/Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation “Knowledge Flows under the Microscope: The Transition of Science & Engineering PhDs to Startups and Established Firms,” 2009-2010, $16,000 (with Henry Sauermann)
John W. Hartman Foundation for Small and Medium Enterprises, Duke University, 2005-2006, $11,000 (with Wes Cohen).
National Science Foundation, “The Dynamics of Online Learning Communities,” Societal Dimensions of Engineering, Science & Technology (SES-0135602), 2002-2004, $72,480 (with Gerardine DeSanctis).