David M. Waguespack

Associate Professor

4522 Van Munching Hall
(301) 405-9542
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Dr. David M. Waguespack is Associate Professor of Management & Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Dr. Waguespack received his PhD in Political Science, focusing on environmental politics and science and technology policy. Prior to arriving at Maryland he was a project manager at the University of California Los Angeles, and an adjunct political science professor at SUNY Buffalo. Dr. Waguespack 's research focuses on non-market influences, such as social networks and political institutions, on innovation and venture performance. His ongoing work pursues these questions in the domains of film production and distribution, internet technology development, international patenting, and environmental management.

Primary Research Areas

  • Innovation
  • Social networks
  • Technology management

Professional Service

  • Associate Editor (January 2010 to present), Entrepreneurship and Innovation Department,Management Science
  • Editorial Review Board Member (December 2006-2016) for Organization Science

Replication Materials

  • Simcoe, T. & Waguespack, D.M. Status, Quality and Attention: What’s in a (Missing) Name? Management Science, 57(2): 274-290. Download data and do files.

  • Waguespack, D.M., and O. Sorenson. The Ratings Game: Asymmetry in Classification. Organization Science, 22(3): 541-553. Download data and do files.

  • Waguespack, D.M. & R. Salomon. Quality, Subjectivity, and Sustained Superior Performance at the Olympic Games. Management Science, 62(1): 286-300. Download data and do files.
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