Scott L. Newbert, PhD is a Professor of Entrepreneurship, the Lawrence N. Field Chair in Entrepreneurship, the Academic Director of the Lawrence N. Field Programs in Entrepreneurship, and the founding Chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Baruch College, City University of New York. He received his PhD in entrepreneurship and strategic management from Rutgers University. Before joining Baruch College, he was a Professor of Management at Villanova University, where he held term appointments as the Harry Halloran Emerging Scholar in Social Entrepreneurship and the Anne Quinn Welsh Faculty Fellow in Honors. Dr. Newbert has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship, design, strategy, and business ethics at Baruch College, Villanova University, Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Monmouth University. His research interests include the processes by which existing and nascent firms create value through the entrepreneurial use of resources, the determinants of firm creation, and the socioeconomic impacts of entrepreneurial activity. Dr. Newbert’s research on these and related topics has been published in the world’s leading academic journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, and Small Business Economics, and has received best paper awards from the Academy of Management Conference and the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference. Dr. Newbert also serves as a field editor for Journal of Business Venturing, the top-ranked entrepreneurship journal, an editorial board member for Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Small Business Management, and Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, an online contributor for Entrepreneur magazine, and a member of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 Advisory Council. Prior to obtaining his PhD, he worked in sales for Hershey Foods Corporation, consulted for several high-profile clients, including the Department of Homeland Security, Sandia National Laboratories, Colgate-Palmolive, and Johnson & Johnson, and co-founded Monmouth University’s Division I FCS college football program.
Selected publications below. For a full list of my publications visit my Google Scholar profile.
Xu L, Yang S, Liu Y, Newbert SL, Boal K. 2024. Seeing the forest and the trees: Exploring the effects of inter- and intra-entrepreneurial ecosystem factors on new venture creation. Academy of Management Journal, forthcoming.
Kher R, Yang S, Newbert SL. 2023. Accelerating emergence: The causal (but contextual) effect of social impact accelerators on nascent for-profit social ventures. Small Business Economics, 61(1): 389-413.
McMullen JS, Newbert SL. 2023. Investing in yourself by investing in the field: The long-term benefits of reviewing. Journal of Business Venturing, 38(2): 106284.
Newbert SL, Kher R, Yang S. 2022. Now that’s interesting and important! Moving beyond averages to increase the inferential value of empirical findings in entrepreneurship research. Journal of Business Venturing, 37(2): 106135.
Yang S, Kher R, Newbert SL. 2020. What signals matter for social startups? It depends: The influence of gender role congruity on social impact accelerator selection decisions. Journal of Business Venturing, 35(2): 1-22.
Rawhouser H, Cummings M, Newbert SL. 2019. Social impact measurement: Current approaches and future directions for social entrepreneurship research. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 43(1): 82-115.
Newbert SL. 2018. Achieving social and economic equality by unifying business and ethics: Adam Smith as the cause of and cure for the separation thesis. Journal of Management Studies special issue on social and economic inequality, 55(3): 517-544.
Newbert SL, Craig JB. 2017. Moving beyond socioemotional wealth: Toward a normative theory of decision-making in family business. Family Business Review, 30(4): 339–346.
Newbert SL, David RJ, Han SK. 2014. Rarely pure and never simple: Assessing cumulative evidence in strategic management. Strategic Organization, 12(2): 142-154
LiPuma JA, Newbert SL, Doh JP. 2013. The effect of institutional quality on firm export performance in emerging economies: A contingency model of firm age and size. Small Business Economics, 40(4): 817-841.
Newbert SL, Tornikoski ET. 2013. Resource acquisition in the emergence phase: Considering the effects of embeddedness and dependence. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37(2): 249–280.
Newbert SL, Tornikoski ET, Quigley NR. 2013. Exploring the evolution of supporter networks in the creation of new organizations. Journal of Business Venturing, 28(2): 281-298.
Newbert SL, Tornikoski ET. 2012. Supporter networks and network growth: A contingency model of organizational emergence. Small Business Economics, 39(1): 141-159.
Newbert SL. 2008. Value, rareness, competitive advantage, and performance: A conceptual-level empirical investigation of the resource-based view of the firm. Strategic Management Journal, 29(7): 745-768.
Kirchhoff BA, Newbert SL, Hasan I, Armington C. 2007. The influence of university R&D expenditures on new business formations and employment growth. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 31(4): 543-559.
Newbert SL. 2007. Empirical research on the resource-based view of the firm: An assessment and suggestions for future research. Strategic Management Journal, 28(2): 121-146.
Tornikoski ET, Newbert SL. 2007. Exploring the determinants of organizational emergence: A legitimacy perspective. Journal of Business Venturing, 22(2): 311-335.
Newbert SL. 2003. Realizing the spirit and Impact of Adam Smith’s capitalism through entrepreneurship. Journal of Business Ethics, 46(3): 251-258.
Schulze Publication Award, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Exchange, 2023
Zicklin Excellence & Innovation in Teaching Award, Zicklin School of Business, 2022
Best Social Entrepreneurship Paper Award, Academy of Management Conference, 2021
Editors’ Reviewer of the Year Award, Journal of Management Studies, 2020
Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Conference, Entrepreneurship division, 2019
Abraham J. Briloff Prize in Ethics, Baruch College, 2017
McDonough Family Faculty Research Award, Villanova School of Business, 2016
G. Dale Meyer Best Paper Award for the most relevant research in Social Entrepreneurship, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 2015