Faculty & Staff Directory


  • Ph D, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School (Business Administration (Strategy and Entrepreneurship)) - 2011
  • MBA, Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business (Business Administration) - 1998
  • MS, Dartmouth College, Thayer School of Engineering (Engineering Sciences (Computer Architecture)) - 1997
  • BS, Georgia Institute of Technology (Electrical Engineering (with Highest Honor)) - 1992

  • 2019 - External Service Award, Oregon State University, College of Business
  • 2019 - Prominent Scholar Award (received 2 awards, both in 2019), Oregon State University, College of Business
  • 2019 - Scholarly Impact Award, Oregon State University, College of Business
  • 2018 - Professor of the Semester Award for Teaching Excellence in Distance Learning Executive MBA Programs, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Shidler College of Business
  • 2017 - Best Paper Prize for Article Published in 2017 SBE Special Issue on Minority Entrepreneurship, Small Business Economics (SBE)
  • 2017 - Betty and Forrest Simmons Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award. , Oregon State University, College of Business
  • 2016 - Byron L. Newton Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, Oregon State University, College of Business
  • 2016 - Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research (1 of 7 nationwide), Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • 2015 - Newcomb Associates Award, Oregon State University, College of Business
  • 2013 - Best Reviewer Award, Strategic Management Society (SMS)
  • 2013 - Professor of the Semester Award for Teaching Excellence in MBA Programs, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Shidler College of Business
  • 2012 - Professor of the Semester Award for Teaching Excellence in Executive MBA Programs, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Shidler College of Business
  • 2012 - Finalist (1 of 7 worldwide), Academy of Management Wiley-Blackwell Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research in Business Policy and Strategy , Academy of Management, BPS Division
  • 2012 - Best Reviewer Award, Academy of International Business (AIB)
  • 2012 - Runner-Up, Best Conference Paper Award, Academy of International Business (AIB)
  • 2012 - Shirley M. Lee Award for Research Excellence, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Shidler College of Business
  • 2010 - Finalist (1 of 8 worldwide), INFORMS Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition, INFORMS Organization Science
  • 2010 - Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship for Entrepreneurship Research (1 of 15 nationwide), Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • 2010 - Peggy Lee-Sunil Wahal Award for Most Outstanding Ph.D. Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • 2010 - Future Faculty Fellowship (1 of 25 university-wide), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Office of the Provost and Center for Faculty Excellence
  • 2004 - Top 40 Business Leader Under 40, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal