The Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School recently rated in the top 10 in terms of research nationwide-focuses on leadership, strategy and entrepreneurship, connecting the external worlds of competition and collaboration with the critical process of knowledge creation and innovation within organizations. Our program draws on world-renowned scholars in strategic management, entrepreneurship, international business, organization theory, and innovation. Each student develops an individualized program of study combining coursework with active involvement in faculty research, research seminars, a weekly PhD workshop, and teaching opportunities. This prepares our students to conduct high level research as well as find academic placemnts at top research universities worldwide.

PhD Coordinator

Mary Benner
Professor Mary Benner

Contact Professor Benner for program questions.
Professor Benner

Department Chair

Professor Shaker Zahra

Professor Zahra