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Daniel Bennett, PhD

Assistant Professor, Management & Entrepreneurship
College of Business, Room W213
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Daniel Bennett joins the Entrepreneurship Department and the Center for Free Enterprise in the fall. Daniel earned his PhD in Economics from Florida State University in 2014. Most recently, he has been a Research Professor at Baylor University in the Department of Entrepreneurship, where he also served as the public lecture series manager for the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise.

Daniel’s research expertise is in economic development an entrepreneurial ecosystems. He has published in Journal of Business Venturing, Small Business Economics, and European Journal of Political Economy, to name a few.


  • PhD (Economics) Florida State University, 2014
  • MA (Applied Economics) Ohio University, 2008
  • BBA (Finance) Ohio University, 2005

Awards & Honors

Student Champion, 2021

University of Louisville

Best Accepted Paper, 2020, 2021

Academy of Management Annual Conference

Best Accepted Paper, 2019

AOM Entrepreneurship Division

Adam Smith Fellowship, 2012-13

Mercatus Center @ George Mason University

Irvin and Peggy Sobel Award for Best Graduate Student, 2013

Florida State University Department of Economics

Research & Publications

Curriculum Vita

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