Joanne Scillitoe

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Paul Jennings Chair in Entrepreneurship
(818) 677- 2453
Office location:
BB 4211


Joanne Scillitoe is the inaugural Paul Jennings Chair in Entrepreneurship and a Professor of Management.  She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Management and an MBA from Rutgers University,  a BS in Business Administration from The College of New Jersey, and an A.A.S. degree in Biological Technology from Middlesex County Community College.  She is  the 2015-16 Fulbright-SyCip Distinguished Lecturer and was recently selected as a 2018-19 Fulbright Senior Scholar. Prior to her appointment at CSUN she was a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at New York Institute of Technology and an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at Michigan Technological University.   Prior to her academic career, she had over 17 years of life sciences work experience. Her research interests include business incubation processes, technological innovation processes, technology entrepreneurship, socio-tech entrepreneurship, and interdisciplinarity.  Dr. Scillitoe's research has been published in journals such as Technovation, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, and Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.  She has won several best paper awards such as the Academy of Management Conference (Strategy Division) and Portland International Center on Management of Engineering and Technology Conference (Entrepreneurship track).

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