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Faculty Fellows

Robert Baron is a widely respected leading scholar in cognitive and social factors in entrepreneurship, and is a fellow for the American Psychological Association. Baron, Ph.D., is a Professor and the William S. Spears Chair.

Tom Brown’s current research interests include causes and effects of corporate associations and the customer orientation of service workers. Brown is the Noble Foundation Chair in Marketing Strategy.

Aaron Hill’s research focuses on how executives affect their organizations and how organization and their executives orchestrate the strategic human resources at their disposal. Hill is an Assistant Professor of Management.

Scott Johnson’s research focuses on public policy and developmental entrepreneurship, corporate governance, and the philosophy of science. Johnson is an Associate Professor of Management.

Lusk’s work focuses on the regulation of food. He is the author of MThe Food Police: A Well-Fed Manifesto about the Politics of Your Plate and Regents Professor and Willard Sparks Endowed Chair in the Department of Agricultural Economics at OSU.

Bill McLean focuses on economic education and Austrian Thought. He is a Lecturer in Economics.

Jeff McMullen is Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Indiana—Bloomington. Topics explored with the Institute were developmental entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial decision-making, and the entrepreneurial process,

Robert T. Miller is Professor of Law and Robert Daum Fellow in Corporate Law at the University of Iowa .Topics explored with Institute included the ethics of cooperating with evil, virtue ethics in a free enterprise system, and a Coasen perspective on entrepreneurial social responsibility.

Brandon Mueller’s research focuses on opportunity recognition processes, entrepreneurial learning, and the development of entrepreneurial expertise. Mueller is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship.

Griffin Pivateau studies legal issues relevant to entrepreneurs. He is an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies.

Betty Simkins’ research interests include enterprise risk management financial and energy risk management, international finance, and corporate governance. Simkins is a Williams Companies Professor of Business.

Josh Weiner’s research focuses on marketing and public policy. Weiner is the Department Head, Director of the Center for Social & Services Marketing, Carson Professor of Business Administration and a Professor of Marketing.

Katherine Curry is an assistant professor in the College of Education, School of Educational Studies. She teaches masters and doctoral level courses in educational leadership. Former experience includes middle school principal, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and headmaster. Dr.

Lloyd Caldwell is a member of the Theatre Faculty of Oklahoma State University, and a Riata Fellow in the Spears School of Business. In a career spanning 30 years he has appeared off-Broadway and regionally, and in feature films and television. His credits include roles at the American Place Theatre, The Roundabout Theatre, La Mama Theatre Company, and a national tour as John Adams in 1776.

Matthew Rutherford recieved his Ph D in Management from Auburn University and serves as an Associate Professor and Johnny D. Pope Chair in Entrepreneurship. He has published numerous articles in well-known journals and his reserach focuses on entrepreneurship and behavior.  

Toby Joplin serves as a Clinical Assitant Professor in Managemet and is currently the Director of the Executive Doctorate Programs in Business Management. 

William Paivais the director of Oklahoma State University’s Center for Health Systems Innovation (CHSI). Paiva is a health and biotech venture capitalist has served as a board of director for the CHSI since its establishment in 2012. ...