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Professor Laszlo Polos, MSc, MPhil, PhD

Professor of Organisational Theory/Director, Durham DBA in the Business School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 45290
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 45201
Room number: MHL 368

Contact Professor Laszlo Polos (email at laszlo.polos@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Lászlo graduated in mathematics and physics from the Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary in 1980 and in philosophy in 1982. He was awarded a PhD in 1995 from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Past appointments include:
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, 2002-2003
Fellow, Netherlands Institute of Advanced Study, 2000-2001
Associate Professor of Organization Theory, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, 1999
Associate Professor of Logic, 1998
Szécheny Professor of Applied Logic, Loránd Eötvös University in Budapest, 1998
Assistant Professor of Methodology, University of Amsterdam, 1995
Senior Researcher, Dutch National Science Foundation, 1991
Assistant Professor of Logic, Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest, 1982

Awards and Fellowships
In 2003 Lászlo was awarded American Sociological Association Best Paper Award in Mathematical Sociology (with Michael T Hannon) for 'Reasoning with Partial Knowledge', Sociological Methodology, 32:133-81

Fellowship, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, 2000
Fellow of ERIM, 1999

Mini Biography

Lászlo graduated in mathematics and physics from the Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary in 1980 and in philosophy in 1982. He was awarded a PhD in 1995 from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Research Groups

Business School

Research Interests

  • Organisation dynamics
  • Organisation ecology
  • Organisation theory

Publications

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