R. Daniel Wadhwani

University of the Pacific


Dan Wadhwani is Assistant Professor of Management and Fletcher Jones Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of the Pacific. He received his B.A. from Yale University and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Dan’s research focuses on the areas of entrepreneurship and business history. His recent paper, “Schumpeter’s Plea: Historical Approaches to the Study of Entrepreneurship” won the 2006 “Best Conceptual Paper Award” from the Academy of Management’s Entrepreneurship Division. He has co-edited (with Geoffrey Jones) the two-volume series Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism (Edward Elgar, 2006), which examines the role of entrepreneurial activity in international economic integration over the last century and a half. More information is available on his website.

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