James G. March is Professor (Emeritus) at Stanford University. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and received his M. A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. He holds honorary doctorates from various North American and European universities. He has been a faculty member at Carnegie Institute of Technology, UCI, and Stanford University, holding professorships in psychology, political science, sociology, management, and education. He is best known professionally for his writings on decision making, learning, ambiguity, and organizations. He has also written 12 books of poetry and two films. In the United States, he has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Education, the National Academy of Public Administration, and the American Philosophical Society. In Europe, he has been elected to honorary academies in Finland, Italy, Sweden, and Norway, and is a Knight First Class (Norway) and a Commander of the Order of the Lion (Finland).