Faculty Expertise

Management Faculty

Management is a large department including faculty members in such diverse areas as human resource management, international business, and health administration.  Though doctoral students focus on entrepreneurship, they can draw on faculty expertise in the other areas if it fits their entrepreneurship research.  Students interested in meta-analysis, for example, might work with Michael Harari, and students interested in leadership might work with Ethlyn Williams.  For a complete list of the Management faculty, check the department's faculty page.  There, you can click on each faculty member's name or photo to get to their individual web page in order to learn details about their background and interests. 

The faculty likely to work most closely with our doctoral students are listed below.  You can get to their individual web pages by clicking on their names. 

Faculty Member Primary Research Interests
Andac Arikan Geographical clustering (including entrepreneurial clustering) and interfirm relationships
Gary Castrogiovanni Franchising; Startup processes and decision making; Founder roles, skills, and behaviors
Kimberly Ellis Acquisition decision processes and outcomes; Corporate social responsibility; Entrepreneurship in the African context
Roland Kidwell Family firms: Innovation, succession, dysfunction, human resource management; Franchising; Productive and unproductive entrepreneurship; Ethics and entrepreneurs
Mingxiang Li Corporate entrepreneurship; International entrepreneurship; Research methods
Chandra Mishra Corporate innovation; Entrepreneurial management; Corporate entrepreneurship; Incentive compensation
Donald Neubaum Corporate entrepreneurship; Innovation; Family businesses; Ownership and governance; Social entrepreneurship; Corporate social responsibility
Siri Terjesen Comparative international entrepreneurship; Corporate governance in entrepreneurial firms; Entrepreneurship policy; New venture strategy


Since entrepreneurship is multidisciplinary, our students also have opportunities to interact with faculty from other departments who are engaged in entrepreneurship research, such as Douglas Cumming in Finance and Christopher Boudreaux in Economics.


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