Sandip Basu, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Zicklin School of Business. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Basu’s research has been published in several reputed academic journals and addresses questions relating to the pursuit of adaptation and innovation in large and small firms. He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in strategic management, innovation, and social responsibility, in multiple U.S. universities as well as overseas.
Over the years, Dr. Basu has received best paper awards for some of his presentations at the Academy of Management conferences, a Kauffman Foundation fellowship for his Ph.D. dissertation, and grants by CUNY and California State University (his previous employer) to pursue his research. He also has considerable professional experience in the foods, beverages, and metals industries, prior to his academic career.
Basu, S.; Phelps, C.; Kotha, S.B. (2016); “Search and integration in external venturing: An inductive examination of corporate venture capital units. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal10(2), p129-152.
Basu, S.; Sahaym, A; Howard, M., Boeker, W. (2015) “Knowledge inheritance and the quality of knowledge of new ventures, Journal of Business Venturing30(2), p 322-337.
Wadhwa, A., & Basu, S. (2013), “Exploration and resource commitments in unequal partnerships: An examination of corporate venture capital investments”, Journal of Product Innovation Management,Volume 30(5), p916-936.
Basu, S., & Wadhwa, A. (2013); “Does external venturing generate discontinuous strategic renewal?: An options perspective”, Journal of Product Innovation Management,Volume 30(5): p956-975.
Desa, G., & Basu, S. (2013) “Optimization or bricolage? Overcoming resource constraints in global social entrepreneurship”; Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal,Volume 7(1), p26-49.
Basu, S.; Phelps, C.; Kotha, S. (2011); “Towards understanding who makes corporate venture capital investments and why”; Journal of Business Venturing,Volume 26(2), p153-171.
Distinguished Best Paper Award, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Conference, 2016 (among six finalists for division-wide Glueck Best Paper Award)
Research Grants, CUNY Research Foundation, in 2014, 2015, and 2017
U.S. permanent residency under EB-1 (Outstanding Professor/ Researcher) category, granted by USCIS, 2013
Best Social Entrepreneurship Paper sponsored by Rowan University, Academy of Management Conference, 2013
Best Paper Award, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Conference, 2011
Instructional Improvement Grant to develop elective graduate course in Competitive Strategy, CSU East Bay, 2011
Faculty Support Grants, CSU, East Bay, in 2008, 2009, and 2012
Best Reviewer Award, BPS Division, Academy of Management Conference, 2008
Dissertation Fellowship for best dissertation proposals in the area of Technology & Entrepreneurship, Ewing-Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2006
Wesley J. Howe Award sponsored by the Stevens Institute of Technology for the best paper on Corporate Entrepreneurship, Babson- Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 2005
Dean’s Faculty Award for Best Case, University of Washington Business School, 2006
Evert McCabe Research Fellowships, University of Washington, Summer 2005, Fall 2005, Summer 2007
Invited participant, Doctoral Student Consortium, BPS Division, Annual Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu, 2005
Dean’s Academic Achievement Award, University of Washington Business School, 2004