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Nicholas Poggioli

PhD Candidate
Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship


  • PhD 2019
    Business Administration University of Minnesota
  • MURP 2008
    Urban and Regional Planning University of California, Irvine
  • BA 2006
    Anthropology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Research Design and Knowledge Production


Nicholas Poggioli is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship. He is motivated to use research and teaching to solve business problems related to environmental sustainability and social responsibility. One stream of his work examines how corporations cooperate with other organizations to manage natural resource systems like forests, fisheries, and watersheds to address resource scarcity risks in global supply chains. His social responsibility work explores how companies use social responsibility strategies to manage relationships with various stakeholders. Nicholas also works on quantitative research methods and the process of producing knowledge in strategy and business research.

Nicholas has teaching experience as an instructor and teaching assistant for a variety of undergraduate- and MBA-level courses including corporate strategy, corporate social responsibility and ethics, entrepreneurship and business formation, technology entrepreneurship, international business, negotiation, leadership, and integrated management.

Nicholas values contributing to his department, university, and field through service work. He served as department representative on the Carlson School Student Advisory Committee and student representative on the university-wide University Senate Faculty Affairs Committee. He regularly reviews for conferences and journals and earned a Best Reviewer Award from the Academy of Management Organizations and the Natural Environment Division in 2017.

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