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Entrepreneurship PhD Current Students


Our PhD program is geared to prepare students for successful careers as faculty at research-oriented universities. Our graduates should be productive researchers and effective teachers in academic settings.


Academic positions held by our students:

Michael Crum – Assistant Professor, University of  Northern Michigan
Rodney D’Souza – Associate Professor, Northern Kentucky University
Bill Meek – Associate Professor, University of Dayton
Cheryl Mitteness – Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Pankaj Patel – Endowed Chairholder in Innovation and Associate Professor, Villanova University
Rob Sinclair – Associate Professor, Governors State University
Qian Ye – Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin – Parkside
Tom Nelson – Director, Melton Center for Entrepreneurship and Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama
Krishna Poudel – Adjunct Asst. Professor, Southern University
Chris Crawford –  Assistant Professor, Ohio University
Tae Jun Bae – Assistant Professor, Hofstra University
Jason D’Mello –  Assistant Professor, Loyola-Marymount University
Trayan Kushev – Assistant Professor, Cal Poly Pomona University
E. Shaunn Mattingly – Assistant Professor, Boise State University
Dalong Ma – Assistant Professor,  Missouri Western State University
Shanshan Qian – Assistant Professor, Towson State University
John Mueller – Assistant Professor, California State University, Fresno

2017 Cohort

Lauren Atkinson


Kirsten Bullock


Malcom Muhammad


2015 Cohort


2013 Cohort


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