Professor and Robert E. Buuck Chair of Entrepreneurship Shaker Zahra has received an honorary PhD from the Universidad de Olavide de Seville in Spain. It is his fifth honorary PhD degree.
 
Zahra received this honor for his pioneering research contributions to the study of entrepreneurship in global technology-based industries and the advancement of the field. Over the past 12 years, he has collaborated with several faculty members from the Universidad de Olavide de Seville on research. He also has visited and delivered several research seminars there. A ceremony to bestow the honorary degree will take place in the spring.
 
Zahra’s previous honorary doctorates were from the University of Messina in Italy, JIBS – Jonkoping University in Sweden, the Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden, and Ghent University in Belgium.