Alex Wilson joined the faculty of the Carlson School in 2016 as an Assistant Professor in the Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Department. Originally from Poquoson, Virginia, he worked as a consultant for the Boston Consulting Group in Atlanta, Georgia prior to his graduate studies. His research focuses on the impact and origins of organizational structure and the process of organizational change, examining healthcare and high technology industries. His dissertation, Behavioral Perspectives on Organizational Change: Practice Adoption, Product Culling, and Technological Search was nominated for the best dissertation in the Strategy division of the Academy of Management. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Organization Design, and is an ad-hoc reviewer for the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, and Administrative Science Quarterly.