Ronald K. Mitchell
Jerry S. Rawls School of Business
Ronald K. Mitchell holds the Jean Austin Bagley Regents Chair in Management in the Jerry S. Rawls School of Business at Texas Tech University and is a Fellow at the Wheatley Institution at Brigham Young University. In addition, he is a Distinguished Francis G. Winspear Visiting Scholar in Business and Public Policy at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Previously Dr. Mitchell was also a jointly-appointed Professor of Public Policy and Strategy at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University from 1999 – 2002. During his previous 20-year career as a CPA, turnaround CEO, and management consultant, Professor Mitchell developed expertise that would support impactful scholarship throughout his second career in academe. A leader in stakeholder research and founder of the entrepreneurial cognition research stream, Mitchell has authored five books and over 100 peer-reviewed publications. His scholarly publications have been well cited in the stakeholder and entrepreneurship literatures. Mitchell also has served as Entrepreneurship Division Chair in the Academy of Management. Named a Distinguished Educator early in his academic career, and as a national and international award winning entrepreneurship program designer, Mitchell offers highly innovative classes in organization studies and technology commercialization. He researches, consults and lectures worldwide.