Robert A. Baron - Dean R. Wellington Professor of Management and Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., University of Iowa. He recently completed terms of office as Interim Dean and Interim Director of the Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship (2001-2002). Prof. Baron has held faculty appointments at Purdue University, the University of Minnesota, University of Texas, University of South Carolina, University of Washington, and Princeton University. In 1982 he was a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University. From 1979 to 1981 he served as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation (Washington, D.C.) In 2001 the French Ministry of Research appointed him as a Visiting Senior Research Fellow; he held this post at the Universite des Sciences Sociales, Toulouse. He has been a Fellow of the American Psychological Association since 1978, and is also a Charter Fellow of the American Psychological Society.
Professor Baron has published more than one hundred articles in professional journals and thirty chapters in edited volumes. He is the author or co-author of more than forty books in the fields of management and psychology, including Behavior in Organizations (8th ed.), Social Psychology (10th ed.).
Prof. Baron served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Albany Symphony Orchestra (1993-1996). He holds three U.S. patents and was founder, President, and CEO of Innovative Environmental Products, Inc. (1993-2000).
Professor Baron's research and consulting activities focus primarily on the following topics: (1) social and cognitive factors in entrepreneurship, (2) workplace aggression and violence, (3) impact of the physical environment (e.g., lighting, air quality, temperature) on productivity.
Last Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2008
|Textbook||Entrepreneurship: A Process Perspective, 2e||Scott Shane · Robert A. Baron||South-Western||448 pages||02/2007|