Nilanjana Dutt

Nilanjana Dutt

Nilanjana Dutt is an Associate Professor of Strategy at Bocconi University's Department of Management and Technology.

Her research focuses on understanding patterns of change triggered by firm's problem solving activities.  She examines these activities across multiple contexts – renewable electricity, and waste generation – with special emphasis on contexts of environmental significance. 

In a more recent secondary stream of research, she explores phenomena that capture nascent entrepreneurial activities – both in emerging and developed markets.

Her research across both streams has been published in Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, and Academy of Management Journal.  She serves on the editorial boards of Strategic Management Journal and  Organization Science and she is currently an Associate Editor at the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

Her research has been recognized by Bocconi Research Awards (2014, 2016, 2019, 2021, 2022), and a Bocconi Research Grant for €10,000 (2015). 

She has been elected to be a Rep-at-Large for the Knowledge & Innovation Group of the SMS (2015-2017) and a member of the Executive Committee for the STR Division of the AoM (2018-2020).