Michael Schultz

Michael Schultz

Assistant Professor, Sociology


  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 2016
  • M.A., Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 2012
  • B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2003

About Michael Schultz

Michael Schultz is assistant professor of Sociology at Indiana University. His research interests lie in the areas of economic sociology, social networks, and quantitative methodology. He is currently doing research on the structure and consequences of interactions and conversations in small groups and organizations, including the Federal Reserve and NASA. Recently, he is the author of "Seeing Like the Fed: Culture, Cognition, and Framing in the Failure to Anticipate the Financial Crisis of 2008" (in American Sociological Review in 2017 with Neil Fligstein and Jonah Stuart Brundage) and "The Problem of Underdetermination in Model Selection" (in Sociological Methodology in 2018).