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Visiting Scholars

Peter Klein

Peter G. Klein is Professor of Applied Social Sciences at the Missouri, Professor (by courtesy) at the Truman School of Public Affairs, and Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian School of Economics.

Klein's research focuses on the economics of organization, entrepreneurship, and strategic management, with applications to diversification, innovation, food and agriculture, public policy, and economic growth. He is author or editor of five books and over seventy-five articles, chapters, and reviews. His work has appeared in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Rand Journal of Economics, Organization Science, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Sloan Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Management Studies, Managerial and Decision Economics, Strategic Organization, and other professional and practitioner outlets. He is an Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Perspectives, an Associate Editor of the Independent Review, and sits on the Editorial Boards of eight other academic journals. (Click here for his CV.)

He blogs at Organizations and Markets. You can follow him on FacebookTwitterGoogle+, and LinkedIn.

Jeffery McMullen

Jeffery S. McMullen is Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Weimer Faculty Fellow, and Academic Director of Social Entrepreneurship Programs for the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Dr. McMullen earned his M.B.A. and Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado, and his Bachelor of Accountancy at New Mexico State University. He studies entrepreneurship as a process of both self-discovery and socio-economic change, investigating entrepreneurial cognition, motivation, action, and opportunity in the context of conventional, social, sustainable, and development entrepreneurship. Dr. McMullen’s research has been published in numerous premier journals, including Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and honored by the Academy of Management’s (AOM) Entrepreneurship Research Exemplars Conference, the National Federation of Independent Business, the Ewing Kauffman and Coleman Foundations, and the AOM’s Entrepreneurship Division. He currently serves on numerous editorial boards and as an associate editor for Journal of Business Venturing. Jeff teaches courses in research methods, new venture ideas and models, social entrepreneurship, and sustainable business. He has won the Kelley School of Business’s Innovative Teaching Award, the Trustees Teaching Award (multiple times), the Sauvain Teaching Award, and the AOM and McGraw-Hill/Irwin Award for Innovation in Entrepreneurship Pedagogy. Before becoming an academic, Jeff consulted and created new ventures in the Boulder Valley and worked as a CPA in the Information, Communications, and Entertainment (ICE) division of KPMG, Denver.

Robert T. Miller

Professor Miller joined the faculty of the University of Iowa College of Law in August of 2012. His scholarship concerns corporate and securities law, the economic analysis of law, and the philosophy of law Professor Miller earned his J.D. from the Yale Law School where he was a Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal and an Olin Fellow in Law, Economics and Public Policy. He earned his M.A. and M.Phil. degrees in philosophy from Columbia University, where he held a Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and a Western Civilization Fellowship from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. He earned his B.A. in philosophy and mathematics from Columbia College.

Russell Sobel

Russell S. Sobel is a native of Charleston, South Carolina.  He earned his Bachelor's degree in business economics from Francis Marion College in 1990, and his Ph.D. in economics from Florida State University in 1994.  Dr. Sobel has authored or co-authored over 150 books and articles, including a nationally-best-selling college Principles of Economics textbook.  His research has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, US News and World Report, Investor's Business Daily, and The Economist Magazine, and he has appeared on CNBC, Fox News, CSPAN, NPR, and the CBS Evening News.  He serves on the editorial board for three academic journals, and on the advisory board for four university centers.  He has won numerous awards for both his teaching and his research, including the 2008 Sir Anthony Fisher Award for best state policy publication of the year.  His recent research focuses in the areas of state economic policy reform and entrepreneurship.  Dr. Sobel is a Professor of Economics & Entrepreneurship in the School of Business at The Citadel, and a Visiting Fellow at the South Carolina Policy Council.