Jill R. Kickul joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Clinical Professor of
Management and Organizations in July 2008. She teaches courses in entrepreneurship and
social entrepreneurship and is the Director of the Program in Social Entrepreneurship in NYU
Stern’s Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.
Prior to joining NYU Stern, Professor Kickul was the Richard A. Forsythe Chair in
Entrepreneurship in the Thomas C. Page Center for Entrepreneurship at Miami University,
Ohio, and a professor in the management department in the University’s Farmer School of
Business. Prior to joining the Miami University faculty, she was the Elizabeth J. McCandless
Professor in Entrepreneurship at the Simmons School of Management in Boston.
Professor Kickul’s primary research areas of interest include innovation and strategic
processes within new ventures, micro-financing practices and wealth creation in transitioning
economies, and social entrepreneurship. She is the author ofEntrepreneurship Strategy:
Changing Patterns in New Venture Creation, Growth, and Reinvention, and has published
more than 50 publications in entrepreneurship and management journals.
Professor Kickul has taught entrepreneurship internationally for the Helsinki School of
Economics, International Bank of Asia, Hong Kong M.B.A. Program (DePaul University),
and delivered research seminars at the Stockholm School of Economics, EM Lyon School
of Business, Aarhus Center for Organizational Renewal and Evolution (CORE), and
the Jonkoping International Business School. Her work on entrepreneurship education
development and curriculum design at the Simmons School of Management has been
nationally recognized and supported through the Coleman Foundation Entrepreneurship
Excellence in Teaching Colleges Grant and was named byFortune Small Business as one of
the Top 10 Innovative Programs in Entrepreneurship Education.