Lawrence N. Field Family Chair in Entrepreneurship
BA Butler University History/Political Science 1975 MA Loyola University, Chicago Urban Studies 1979 PhD University of Michigan Urban & Regional Planning 1987
Areas of Expertise
Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Community Economic Development, Private-Public Partnerships
Lyons, T.S., Kickul, J. (2013). The Social Enterprise Financing Landscape: The Lay of the Land and New Research on the Horizon. Entrepreneurship Research Journal, 3 (2), 147-159.
Lyons, T.S. (Ed.). (2012). Social Entrepreneurship (three-volume set): How Businesses Can Transform Society. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ ABC-CLIO.
Lichtenstein, G.A. and Lyons, T.S. (2012). Lessons from the Field: Mapping Saskatchewan's Pipeline of Entrepreneurs and Enterprises in Order to Build a Provincial Operating System for Entrepreneurship. Community Development, DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2011.645044.
Lyons, T.S., Alter, T.R., Audretsch, D., and Augustine, D. (2012). Entrepreneurship and Community: The Next Frontier in Entrepreneurship Inquiry. Entrepreneurship Research Journal, 2 (1), Article 1, DOI: 10.2202/2157-5665.1064.
Kickul, J. and Lyons, T.S. (2012). Understanding Social Entrepreneurship: The Relentless Pursuit of Mission in an Ever-Changing World. New York: Routledge.
Shinnar, R. S., Aguilera, M.B., and Lyons, T.S. (2011). Co-Ethnic Markets: Financial Penalty or Opportunity. International Business Review, 20 (6), 646-658.
Lichtenstein, G.A. and Lyons, T.S. (2010). Investing in Entrepreneurs: A Strategic Approach for Strengthening Your Regional and Community Economy. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO.
Member, Community Development Society
Member, United States Association of Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Member, National Business Incubation Association
Ad hoc reviewer, Economic Development Quarterly, Evaluation and Program Planning, Journal of the American Planning Association, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Journal of International Small Business
Awards, Honors, etc.:
Recipient of the Ted K. Bradshaw Outstanding Research Award, Community Development Society, 2011