Huseyin Leblebici is a Merle H. and Virginia Downs Boren Professor of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and has been on the Illinois faculty since 1982. Professor Huseyin Leblebici teaches courses and does research in organizational behavior, with emphasis on organization design and interorganizational relations. His research interest portfolio comprises Generative rules and forms of organizing; institutional structure of employment relations and organizational forms; design of inter-firm organizations; self-regulation and inter-organizational relations; organizational design He has served on a number of editorial boards including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Review, and Organization Studies and his work has appeared in journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Social Forces, Organization Studies, and Strategic Management Journal. He is also the acting director of the Office of Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which focuses on the role of social and economic infrastructure that leads to business innovations and the development of high growth firms.