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James Fiet, PhD

Brown-Forman Chair in Entrepreneurship and Professor of Management, Management & Entrepreneurship
College of Business, Room W209
(502) 852-4793
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  • PhD (Entrepreneurship & Strategic Management) Texas A&M University
  • MBA (Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Development) University of Southern California
  • BA (English) Brigham Young University

Awards & Honors

Top 1% of all entrepreneurship researchers world-wide (2020)

According to ResearchGate, which reflects in part more than 60,000 research reads.

Top 2% of all scientistd in the world across all disciplines

According to Stanford University


-6,575 citations

Editor of #2 ranked journal for all business disciplines with an impact factor of 10.750.

Served as editor of Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice for ten years.  At the beginning of my time as editor, the journal was unranked.

Most cited entrepreneurship article during last 6 years:

The relationships between entrepreneurship education and entrepreneurial intentions, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 38(2): 217-254 with Bae, T. J., Qian, S. and Miao, By 2020, the article had 21,916 reads.

Semantic Scholar:

85 publications; h-index 27; highly influential citations 325.

Fifth Most Productive Entrepreneurial Researcher (U.S.), 1998-08

Entrepreneurship Exemplars Conference, 2009

Academy of Management and the Journal of Management Studies

Top Empirical Research Paper, 2008

United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Research & Publications

Curriculum Vita

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