Case Division Speakers
Saturday, June 12th, 12:30-1:30 pm
Assistant Professor of Management at California State University Channel Islands
Apart from her teaching responsibilities, Maria serves on the boards of the Case Research Foundation and B Academics, which she co-founded. Her research focuses on hybrid organizations and B Corps. She has published in the Case Research Journal, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Education & Pedagogy, and the Journal of Social Business among others. As part of her engagement with the case research community, she serves on several editorial boards (Emerald Emerging Markets Case Collection, Wine Business Journal, El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center), is the Chair of the Social Impact track for North America Case Research Association (NACRA) and the co-editor of the SAGE Social Impact Case Collection. Maria’s cases have won awards in both NACRA and USASBE annual conferences.
Saturday, June 12th, 3:00-4:15 pm
Hillsborough Community College
Dr. Danielle Clark is a tenure track business instructor at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa Florida. Before transitioning to higher education five years ago, Danielle spent 10+ years in corporate settings practicing human resources, customer service and operations in leadership roles in both Fortune 500 and family-owned companies. Dr. Clark’s research has been featured in the Case Research Journal, Southeast Case Research Journal and the University of South Florida’s Muma Business Review. In 2018, she was awarded the Paul L. Lawrence Fellowship from the North American Case Research Association (NACRA). In 2020, she won the Bronze Award for Best Case at NACRA’s annual conference. She is the Associate Editor of the University of South Florida’s Muma Business Review and sits on the Editorial Board for the Case Research Journal. She is the HR/OB track chair for the upcoming 2021 NACRA conference.
Armand Gilinsky Jr.
F.J. Korbel and Bros. Professor of Wine Business, Sonoma State University
Armand Gilinsky, Jr. is the F.J. Korbel and Bros. Professor of Wine Business at Sonoma State University, where he has taught strategy and entrepreneurship since 1994. He has served as Director of SSU’s Entrepreneurship Center, and Director of the Wine Business Institute. He has authored over 50 published business case studies and several articles on entrepreneurial strategy and socially responsible entrepreneurship. He has served as President of the North American Case Research Association, a group of some 500 case research professionals. In 2013, he received the University Award for Excellence in Scholarship from Sonoma State University. He recently completed six years as the founding editor of the Wine Business Case Research Journal. He holds the Ph.D. in Business Policy from Henley Management College/Brunel University (London).
Entrepreneurship Division Panel
Monday, June 14th, 9:00-10:30 am
The Value of Philosophy in Entrepreneurship Research
Dimo Dimov is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Bath, UK and Editor-in-chief of Journal of Business Venturing Insights. Prior to joining the University of Bath, he was on the faculty at Newcastle University (UK), University of Connecticut (USA), and IE Business School (Spain). Dimo’s research focuses on entrepreneurial thinking, process, and practice. He has eclectic philosophical interests to help understand entrepreneurship and opportunities as gateways to a different future. With a strong affinity towards contemporary pragmatism, he appreciates both the analytic philosophy of language and social ontology and the continental philosophy of social practices.
Stratos Ramoglou is an Associate Professor at the University of Southampton, UK. Stratos works on topics such as the nature of entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial opportunities, uncertainty and luck. He is particularly interested in ontology, philosophy of science and language, and he is most fascinated by Wittgenstein’s work on the nature of logic and philosophy itself.
Mark Packard is an assistant professor of business management at the University of Nevada, Reno. His research centers around entrepreneurship theory, and includes entrepreneurial uncertainty, economic theory, and philosophy of science. His philosophical interests include social ontology, subjectivism, process philosophy, methodological individualism, and the promise of these for entrepreneurship theory (and social science more broadly.)