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Daniel Holt, PhD

Associate Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurship Graduate Programs, Management & Entrepreneurship
College of Business, Room W201
(502) 852-4161
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Dr. Daniel Holt has an eclectic background with degrees in engineering science, environmental management, human resource development, and management. Before beginning his career as a researcher and educator, he served as an active-duty officer in the United States Air Force for over 20 years, working as an engineer all over the world, from Myrtle Beach to Uzbekistan, earning a bronze star for his service in the Middle East. He is an active researcher in the areas of entrepreneurship, family business, and organizational change and has shared his research on entrepreneurship, innovative thinking, and organizational analysis in over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and presentations.


  • PhD (Management) Auburn University, 2002
  • MS (Engineering & Environmental Management) Air Force Institute of Technology, 1995
  • MA (Human Resource Development) Webster University, 1993
  • BS (Engineering Science) University of Louisville, 1989

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