Rangapriya (Priya) Kannan
University of San Diego, USA
Rangapriya (Priya) Kannan is the Associate Dean of Faculty & Accreditation, where she is also a professor of strategic management, innovation, & entrepreneurship. She also serves as a Research Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Exeter Business School. Priya’s primary research stream focuses on how entrepreneurs negotiate constraints in their environmental contexts by engaging in creative resourcing to accomplish their innovations. She has papers published in several premier innovation and strategy journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Organization Studies, and Journal of Business Ethics. During her career, Priya has earned several awards recognizing her excellence in research, teaching and for her contributions to institution-building including the prestigious Clarence L. Steber Professorship, a distinguished university award at USD. She was recognized as Poets & Quants’ Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors in the country in 2020 for her teaching excellence. Priya received her PhD from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.