Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
J.P. Allen, Associate Professor, is a pioneering researcher
and educator in the field of online/internet business, specializing
in open technologies and the digital transformation of
organizations and society. Spearheading the development of internet
business at USF, Professor Allen works alongside non-technical
management and entrepreneurship students, helping them to create
their own online businesses.
David Batstone is Professor of the Capstone Course in Ethics
and Co-Professor of the
: a living-learning community that explores,
over the course of a school year, what social justice means within
the US and in communities around the globe. Dr. Batstone's
five books address ethical issues at the crossroads of politics,
economy, and spirituality.
Department Chair / Professor
Mark V. Cannice, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized
scholar, teacher, and speaker on entrepreneurship and venture
capital. He is Department Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship
and Innovation with the USF School of Management. Dr. Cannice
writes the widely followed quarterly Silicon Valley Venture
Capitalist Confidence Index® Reports. He also founded the highly
regarded USF Entrepreneurship Program.
Professor Roger Chen brings to USF forward-thinking expertise
in the fields of corporate innovation and growth, competition and
global strategy - areas he views as entirely interdependent. By
developing a balanced approach to his research endeavors - devoting
equal time and effort between pure quantitative/academic research
and case research methods - Dr. Chen embodies academic rigor,
benefiting his students, fellow academics, global corporations and
communities with his egalitarian work philosophy.
Monika Hudson, Assistant Professor, successfully blends
professional experience in the public sector with deep community
involvement, teaching and research. She brings to life
USF's commitment to provide students with challenging
academic programs, preparing them to activate positive change in
the workplace and in society. Her fields of expertise include
entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, management and all
aspects of public administration.
Term Associate Professor
Laurie MacPherson, Term Associate Professor, is a greatly admired teacher and academic, joining USF as a faculty member in 1993. Serving as contributing member of the University's MBA and EMBA programs, she teaches applied creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurial management in the Bay Area and the People’s Republic of China.
Term Assistant Professor
Nicole Nguyen, Term Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was a banker and trader on Wall Street and has held other senior executive positions in the fields of software development, travel & tourism, non-profit management, and international corporate training. She also headed two start-ups in Asia for Citibank and Colgate-Palmolive Company before devoting her life to teaching.
Sun-Young Park, Associate Professor, draws from her extensive academic and professional expertise in
strategy, service management, corporate social responsibility,
business branding and marketing. She strives to help her students
develop more sustainable business models for various firms.
Jennifer Walske, Assistant Professor and Program Director of
the Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management program, is a
leading advocate for raising the social consciousness of global
businesses. As a writer, researcher and entrepreneur, Dr. Walske
promotes emergent social venture firms, with an emphasis on how
human and social capital can strategically maximize new firm
Liang Wang, Assistant Professor, brings a wealth of cross-cultural experience to USF. His esteemed research, published in leading academic journals, focuses on the interplay between strategy and geography, with an emphasis on local competitiveness within a global context. Dr. Wang is particularly intrigued by how social, cultural and institutional forces shape, and are shaped by, varying business practices in different countries.