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Entrepreneurship PhD Positions at University of Louisville

  • 1.  Entrepreneurship PhD Positions at University of Louisville

    Posted 12-05-2023 06:54
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    Call for Applications: Entrepreneurship PhD

    The College of Business at the University of Louisville (UofL) invites applications for its Ph.D. Program in Entrepreneurship, distinguished as the nation's longest-running entrepreneurship doctoral program and consistently ranked among the top graduate entrepreneurship programs by the Princeton Review.

    The Entrepreneurship PhD is a full-time residential program that aims to train the next generation of entrepreneurship scholars. The program's exclusive focus on entrepreneurship provides students an in-depth exploration of the numerous facets of entrepreneurship, taking them on a deep intellectual journey into the world of entrepreneurship theory. Students are also trained to conduct cutting edge entrepreneurship research using advanced quantitative research designs and methods. 

    In recent years, the Department has strategically hired several new entrepreneurship scholars, positioning UofL to be a hotbed for entrepreneurship research and education.  The Department consists of six tenure-track entrepreneurship faculty: Sergey Anokhin, Daniel L. Bennett, Isabel C. Botero, Fabian Diaz, James Fiet, and Vitaliy Skorodziyevskiy. Their research appears in top journals such as Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Research Policy, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Several also serve as Associate Editors at leading journals.

    During their time as doctoral students, Entrepreneurship Ph.D. students receive:

    ·         A highly competitive annual stipend, health insurance subsidy, and waiver of tuition fees.

    ·         Annual financial support to attend leading entrepreneurship conferences.

    ·         Mentorship and opportunity to collaborate on research with our renowned faculty.

    ·         Pedagogical training and university teaching experience.

    ·         Collaboration opportunities with the Center for Free Enterprise, Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship, Family Business Center, and Yum! Center for Global Franchise Excellence.

    Several of our current Ph.D. students have also received internationally competitive funding to support their dissertation research, including scholarships from the RRBM Dare to Care Scholar and IHS Fellowship programs. Recent student placements include faculty positions at Central Michigan University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville State University, University of Illinois at Chicago, and University of Central Oklahoma.

    The application deadline for Fall 2024 cohort is January 31, 2024.

    More information and online application: https://business.louisville.edu/academics-programs/graduate-programs/eandi-phd/

    For further inquiries, contact Dr. Daniel Bennett at DLBenn09@Louisville.edu.

    Daniel Bennett
    Cobb Family Chair of Entrepreneurship
    Associate Professor
    University of Louisville