Chris Rider is the Thomas C. Kinnear Professor and Associate Professor of Strategy at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. His research is rooted in organizational theory and economic sociology. He generally studies how classic strategic management issues – firm founding, competition, personnel practices, and survival – shape societal inequality (e.g., racial disparity, status attainment). Much of his current research focuses on the appeal and the impact of entrepreneurship. He is an Associate Editor for Administrative Science Quarterly and was previously a Senior Editor for Organization Science and an Associate Editor for Management Science. He previously served on the faculties of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.