Associate Professor | Dong Koo Kim Chancellor’s Chair in Social Entrepreneurship
Management of Organizations


Aruna Ranganathan holds the Dong Koo Kim Chancellor’s Chair in Social Entrepreneurship and is an Associate Professor at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.  Prof. Ranganathan is also affiliated with the Sociology department and the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at UC Berkeley. She was formerly an associate professor of organizational behavior at Stanford University. Ranganathan spent her childhood in the Middle East, India and Singapore before graduating with honors from University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business with a BCom in organizational behavior and human resources. She also received an MS in international and comparative labor from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and an MS/Phd in management from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Work and Identity
  • Work and Inequality
  • Work and Technological Change