Field Family Chair in Entrepreneurship and Professor of Management
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
Davila-Aguirre, M.C., Hanley, L.M., Lozano-Fernandez, G., & Lyons, T.S. (2014). Leveraging low-income farmers' performance through empowerment: Analysis of a sustainable initiative in Mexico, Management & Marketing, 9 (2), 173-190.
Schulman, S.A., & Lyons, T.S. (2014). New frontiers of the innovation economy and education, Entrepreneurship Research Journal, 4 (1), 137-146.
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., 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, Academy of Management
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
Baruch College Zicklin School of Business Teaching Excellence Award, 2010