Charlene Nicholls-Nixon

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Associate Professor Director, Entrepreneurship Research Institute, Toronto Metropolitan University Ted Rogers School of Management Ted Rogers School of Business Management Toronto, Ontario cnichollsnixon@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 3604

Bio/Research

Dr. Charlene Nicholls-Nixon is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and Director of the Entrepreneurship Research Institute. Prior to joining TRSM, she held faculty appointments at IPADE Business School (Mexico), Western University’s Richard Ivey School of Business and the Univer...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Charlene Nicholls-Nixon is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship & Strategy and Director of the Entrepreneurship Research Institute. Prior to joining TRSM, she held faculty appointments at IPADE Business School (Mexico), Western University’s Richard Ivey School of Business and the University of Colorado in Boulder. Charlene holds a PhD from Purdue University and Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Saskatchewan.

Dr. Nicholls-Nixon began her post-MBA career helping to launch a university-based biotech start-up. Subsequently, through her academic research and case writing, she has interacted with senior executives, CEOs, entrepreneurs, scientists and managers at different organization levels to explore issues related to entrepreneurship, innovation and the commercialization of new technology. Her most recent work examines entrepreneurship in emerging economies.

Dr. Nicholls-Nixon’s research has been published in several of the top journals in management and entrepreneurship. She is a member of the editorial boards of Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and Journal of Management.

Dr. Nicholls-Nixon has taught at all academic levels, including participation in a wide range of international executive education programs.


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