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Doctoral Student Fellows

Jonathon Button is currently a third-year PhD student in the School of Entrepreneurship. Jonathon attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa where he received his BA in Management in 2009. Jonathon also earned his Masters in Entrepreneurship in 2013 while starting his own social venture in Central America.

Kelsey Conley grew up in a suburb of central Ohio, but felt the call of the Cowboys and came to Stillwater, where her mom is from, to continue her education. She obtained her B.S. in Agricultural Communications and went on to obtain her Master's in Agricultural Economics.

Paul Sanchez is currently a Ph.D. student at Oklahoma State University, studying entrepreneurship. Before attending OSU, Paul earned a B.A. in law with an emphasis in corporate law, and an MBA with specialization in finance from Tec de Monterrey in Mexico. He later earned an M.S. in entrepreneurship from OSU. ...

Aditya Singh is a third-year PhD student in the Department of Marketing. Aditya received his B.Sc. in Economics from the University of London and his MA in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, India. Aditya has worked in the financial services industry as well as in industry research/consulting for six years.

Steve Trost serves as the Institute's Associate Director.  Having owned and operated an R&D business for 17+ years, he is an accomplished inventor, with 12 granted U.S. patents and multiple international patents.  His broad entrepreneurship research interests include how entrepreneurs manage Knightian uncertainty, the effects of income and consumption inequality on entrepreneurship, the...