The Jack M. Gill Chair of Entrepreneurship
Professor of Entrepreneurship
Executive Director, The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Donald F. Kuratko is considered a prominent scholar and national leader in the field of entrepreneurship. He has authored over 150 articles on aspects of entrepreneurship, new venture development, and corporate entrepreneurship. His work has been published in journals. Dr. Kuratko has authored over 22 books. In addition, Dr. Kuratko has been consultant on Corporate Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Strategies to a number of major corporations.
Under Dr. Kuratko's leadership and with one of the most prolific entrepreneurship faculties in the world, Indiana University?s Entrepreneurship Program has recently been ranked the #1 Graduate Business School (Public Institutions) for Entrepreneurship by U.S. News & World Report, and the #1 Undergraduate Business School for Entrepreneurship (Public Institutions) by U.S. News & World Report. In 2007 Indiana University was awarded the National Model MBA Program in Entrepreneurship for the MBA Program in Entrepreneurship & Innovation developed by Professor Kuratko.
Previously he held the Stoops Distinguished Professorship of Entrepreneurship and was the Founding Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at Ball State University. Dr. Kuratko was a recipient of Ball State University's four major lifetime awards in research and teaching. He has also been honored with The George Washington Medal of Honor; the Leavey Foundation Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise and the National Model Innovative Pedagogy Award for Entrepreneurship. Dr. Kuratko was named the Entrepreneur of the Year for the state of Indiana (sponsored by Ernst & Young, Inc. magazine, and Merrill Lynch) and was inducted into the Institute of American Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame. In addition, Dr. Kuratko was named the National Outstanding Entrepreneurship Educator by the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Kuratko has been named a 21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellow by the National Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers as well as the U.S. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship Scholar for Corporate Entrepreneurship. Finally, he was honored by his peers in Entrepreneur magazine as the #1 Entrepreneurship Program Director in the nation. In 2007 The U.S. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship honored him with the prestigious John E. Hughes Entrepreneurial Advocacy Award for his career achievements in entrepreneurship and corporate innovation.
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Last Updated: Fri, Aug 3, 2007
|Textbook||Corporate Entrepreneurship & Innovation||Donald F. Kuratko · Michael Morris · Jeffrey G. Covin||South-Western||432 pages||07/2007|
|Textbook||Entrepreneurship, 7th Edition||Donald F. Kuratko · Richard M. Hodgetts||Thomson||792 pages||01/2007|