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Scott L. Newbert is the Lawrence N. Field Chair in Entrepreneurship and the Academic Director of the Lawrence N. Field Programs in Entrepreneurship at Baruch College, City University of New York. He received his Ph.D. 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 and Anne Quinn Welsh Faculty Fellow in Honors. Dr. Newbert has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship, design, strategy and business ethics at 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 has authored more than 100 scholarly papers on these and related topics, many of which have been published in the world’s leading academic journals and cited in popular media outlets. Dr. Newbert also serves as a field editor for Journal of Business Venturing, the top-ranked journal in the field of entrepreneurship, as well as an editorial board member and reviewer for several other high quality academic journals and conferences.  In addition to his academic endeavors, Dr. Newbert also provides consulting services to non-profit and for-profit organizations, serving clients including the United States and Dutch governments and Sandia National Laboratories.  Prior to obtaining his Ph.D., he worked in sales for Hershey Foods Corporation, co-founded a privately owned marketing consulting firm, serving clients including Colgate-Palmolive and Johnson & Johnson, and co-founded Monmouth University’s Division I FCS college football program.

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