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Ion Vasi
Associate Professor, Departments of Management and Organizations and Sociology
Contact
319-335-3756
Office
S316 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
PhD in Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2005
MA in Society and Politics, Central European University, Warsaw, Poland, 1998
BA in Sociology, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, 1997
Expertise 
Corporate Social Responsibility
Innovation
Organizational Change
Quantitative Methods
Strategy
Selected publications 

Plug Power. Social Movements and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in California, 1995-2012. Ion Bogdan Vasi, Sunasir Dutta, Hayagreeva Rao

Social Media, Online Public Attention, and the Spread of the “Occupy” Movement in the United States. Ion Bogdan Vasi, Chan Suh, Mobilization (forthcoming)

Tea and Sympathy: The Tea Party Movement and Republication Precommitment to Radical Conservatism in the 2011 Deb-Limit Crisis. Ion B. Vasi, David Strang, Arnout van de Rijt, Mobilization, 2014, vol 19, 1-22

The New Immigration Contestation: Social Movements and Local Immigration Policy Making in the United States, 2000-2011. Ion B. Vasi, Justin P. Steil, American Journal of Sociology, 2014, vol 119, 1104-1155

Public Support for Sustainable Development: A Mile Wide, but How Deep?. Ion B. Vasi, Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development, 2012, vol 8, 153-170

Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry. Ion B. Vasi, Administrative Science Quarterly, 2012, vol 57, 359-362

Civil Liberty in America: The Diffusion of Municipal Bill of Rights Resolutions After the Passage of the USA Patriot Act. Ion B. Vasi, American Journal of Sociology, 2009, vol 116, 1675-1715

Other work 

This (Gas) Land is Your (Truth) Land? Documentary Films and Cultural Fracturing in Marcellus, Barnett, and Woodford Shale Communities. Ion B. Vasi

Is Greenness in the Eye of the Beholder? Corporate Social Responsibility Frameworks and the Environmental Performance of U.S. Firms. Ion B. Vasi, 2015

Thinking Globally, Planning Nationally, and Acting Locally: Nested Organizational Fields and Adoption of Environmental Practices. Ion B. Vasi, Social Forces, 2007, vol 86, 113-36

Current and prior positions 
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Iowa, August 2015 - Present
Associate Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2015 - Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The University of Iowa, August 2013 - July 2015
Assistant Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2005 - 2011
Teaching Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2005
Presentations 

Social Movements and Markets. Academy of Management, Anaheim, August 2016

No Fracking Way! Media Activism, Discursive Opportunities and Local Opposition against Hydraulic Fracturing in the United States, 2010-2013. ASA Annual Meeting, August 2015

Committees and professional service 
University of Iowa Informatics Initiative, 2015 - 2016