Ph D - Management, UNIV SOUTH CAROLINA COLUMBIA, 1983
MBA - Business Administration, UNIV SOUTH CAROLINA COLUMBIA, 1981
BS - Engineering, UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY, 1963
Commissioned Officer, 2LT-MAJ, Department of the Army (June 1963 - February 1978)
Awards and Honors
Top 25 Entrepreneurship Professor in USA in 2013, The 3 day Startup Blog (September 2013)
The Dedication to Entrepreneurship Award, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management (August 2013)
Wilford L. White Fellow, International Council for Small Business (2005)
The Max S. Wortman, Jr. Award for Lifetime Achievement in Entrepreneurship, U.S. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship/entrepreneuredu (January 15, 2010)
Licensures and Certification
The Reverend, Episcopal Church of the USA (December 22, 2009 - Present)
Newsletter Editor, Academy of Management
Past President, President, VP Programs, etc., US Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Basic or Discovery Scholarship
"Economic Freedom and the Motivation to Engage in Entrepreneurial Action," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 32, No. 5, (September 2008), pp. 875-895 (coauthors: Jeffery McMullen, Leslie E. Palich).
"Enhancing succession research in the family firm: A commentary on "Toward an integrative model of effective FOB succession"," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 28, No. 4, (July 2004), pp. 329-333.
"Do Corrupt Practices Affect the Development of SMEs?," Internationales Gewerbearchiv, Vol. 51, No. 1, (2003), pp. 1-11 (coauthors: E. Umble, L. E. Palich).
Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship
"Editor - Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.
Presentations and Proceedings
"Primary concerns for empirical papers," presented at the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 2015.