Olive C. Watson Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs
Andrew Schrank received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin in 2000 and is currently the Olive C. Watson Professor of Sociology and International & Public Affairs at Brown University. He studies the organization, regulation, and performance of industry in the United States and Latin America. Schrank’s research has been funded by the Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation, National Science Foundation, Social Science Research Council, and Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, among others, and he has consulted for the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Department of Labor, Agency for International Development, and various United Nations agencies. Schrank is the co-author (with Michael Piore) of Root-Cause Regulation: Protecting Work and Workers in the Twenty-First Century (Harvard University Press 2018), as well as articles in leading journals in political science, sociology, and economic development.