Emerging Scholars Award

2018 Emerging Scholars Award Winners

The Executive and Research Committees of the ENT Division of the Academy of Management are very pleased to be able to announce the winners of the Entrepreneurship Division Emerging Scholars Awards! The Award, sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation, is given to scholars who demonstrate an emerging record of scholarship with the potential to make innovative and impactful contributions to the body of entrepreneurship research. This year there were 22 applicants. Through a blind review process, wherein up to seven reviewers examined each submission, the research committee chose three winners. 

The winners will present their work and engage with top journal editors during the ENT Plenary Session scheduled on Monday, August 13 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Please join us! 

NOW—Meet the Winners!!

2018 Emerging Scholar Award winner
Laura Huang (PhD, University of California, Irvine, 2013) for her work on individual-level decision making processes that influence entrepreneurial resource acquisition.  Laura has published her work in AMJ, ASQ, AMR, Org Sci, JIBS, HBR, and AMLE (among others). She is currently an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. 
 2018 Emerging Scholar Award Winner
Matthew Grimes (PhD, Vanderbilt University, 2012) for his work on how individuals and organizations create, introduce, and sustain positive social change by way of entrepreneurship. Matthew has published his work in AMJ, JBV, AMR, and ETP (among others). He is currently an Assistant Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business and will be at Cambridge University in the fall.
Greg Fisher (PhD, University of Washington, 2012) for his work on mobilizing support for entrepreneurial endeavors and strategic actions in pursuing those endeavors. Greg has published in AMR, JBV, SBE, ETP, and Org Sci (among others).  He is currently an Assistant Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business.