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E. Erin Powell

E. Erin Powell

North Carolina State University

E. Erin Powell is an assistant professor in the Department of Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurship at North Carolina State University. She also co-supervises PhD students studying entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Prior to recently rejoining N.C. State, where she completed her PhD, she was a visiting assistant professor at Brown University and an assistant professor at Clemson University. She has taught a variety of entrepreneurship courses to undergraduate, MBA and PhD students as well as to local entrepreneurs in rural communities. Erin’s research focuses on founder identity, heterogeneity of motivations among entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial resourcefulness. Her work has been published in leading academic journals including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies and Small Business Economics. She serves on the editorial board for Journal of Business Venturing.


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