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Whitman honors Indiana University professor as 2011 Distinguished Entrepreneurship Scholar
Patricia P. McDougall, director of international business and William L. Haeberle Professor of Entrepreneurship at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, has been named the 2011 Falcone Distinguished Entrepreneurship Scholar by the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises at the Whitman School of Management. McDougall shared her knowledge in the field during a lecture, “Untangling the Relationship Between New Venture Internationalization and Performance,” held earlier this month at the Whitman School.
McDougall has been named a 21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellow and entrepreneurship division chair by the Academy of Management. She served as associate dean of the Kelley School from 2004-09 and chair of the management department from 2000-03. Considered a pioneer in the field of international entrepreneurship, she and her co-author were presented with the JIBS Decade Award for their 1994 article on the early internationalization of new ventures.
McDougall has received several teaching and research recognitions, including Indiana University’s Trustees’ Teaching Excellence Recognition Award and the Kelley School’s Full Professor Research Excellence Award. She has co-edited four books and published numerous articles in a variety of academic and professional journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management and Journal of International Business Studies. Her business teaching cases appear in more than 25 leading textbooks, and her research has been presented in various business publications, including Inc. magazine, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal.