Research Fellows | Kent State University

CEBI Research Fellows

WILLIAM ACAR, PH.D. 

Professor

Research interests include:

  • The use of comprehensive situation mapping techniques to enhance entrepreneurial foresight of organizations thus enabling them to identify high-quality opportunities to pursue

SERGEY ANOKHIN, PH.D.

CEBI Interim Director
Associate Professor

Research interests include:

  • The study of entrepreneurial opportunities across industries and countries
  • The relationships between opportunities and startup dynamics
  • The study of open innovation in the context of interorganizational networks

ALAN BRANDYBERRY, PH.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Management & Information Systems

Research interests include:

  • The availability of opportunities for entrepreneurial arbitrage across industries

ERIC JOHNSON, PH.D.

Associate Professor

Research interests include:

  • The attractiveness of corporate venture capital programs to entrepreneurial startups that seek funding from corporate partners

SHAWN ROHLIN, PH.D.

Assistant Professor

Research interests include:

  • The impact of government policies such as tax incentives and bankruptcy law on business location decisions

ROBERT D. HISRICH, PH.D.

Bridgestone Chair in International Marketing
Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs

Research interests include:

  • Domestic and international entrepreneurship as well as international business
  • Venture capital and new venture creation

CESAR ZAMUDIO, PH.D.

Assistant Professor

Research interests include:

  • Network analysis in the family business context in entrepreneurship
  • New product development

KOSTAS ALEXIOU

Ph.D. Student

Research interests include:

  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurial behavior
  • The economics of entrepreneurship

ANDREY KRETININ

Ph.D. Student

Research interests include:

  • Franchising business models
  • The internationalization of domestic firms

TODD MORGAN

Ph.D. Student

Research interests include:

  • Strategic orientations of the firm and organizational reputation and how they impact competitive advantage
  • New product development processes and resource alignment of partnering firms and how they affect innovation outcomes