Nicole Woolsey Biggart
Professor of Management / Chevron Chair in Energy Efficiency / Director, UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center Dean, 2003–09 / Jerome J. and Elsie Suran Chair in Technology Management, 2002–10

We combine an intimate learning experience like that of a small liberal arts college with the opportunities of a premier public research university known for harnessing the power of interdisciplinary collaboration.

Course Taught

  • Strategic Innovations in Energy Efficiency


  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A., University of California, Davis
  • B.A., Simmons College | Boston, Mass.

Research Expertise

Organizational theory, management of innovation, economic and organizational sociology, firm networks, industrial change, social bases of technology adoption

Fast Facts

  • One of the School’s founding faculty members, and an alumna of UC Davis
  • Influential in shaping the School’s community, values and learning environment through her teaching and leadership—including six years as the immediate past dean