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Patricia McDougall

Patricia Mcdougall

Title: William L. Haeberle Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management

Company: Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Educational Background:

Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1987
MEd, University of South Carolina
BS, University of South Carolina

Huntsman School Interactions:

Dean's Convocation Speaker - October 29, 2010


Patricia P. McDougall is the William L. Haeberle Professor of Entrepreneurship at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. She served as associate dean of the Kelley School from 2004-2009 and as chair of the Management Department from 2000-2003. Dr. McDougall is a 21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellow and past entrepreneurship division chair in the Academy of Management. She earned her doctorate in strategic management from the University of South Carolina.

She helped pioneer the growing field of international entrepreneurship. She and her co-author were presented the JIBS Decade Award for their 1994 article on the early internationalization of new ventures. The award is given to the article that has had the most significant impact on international business research during the past decade.

Dr. McDougall has received several teaching and research recognitions, including Indiana University’s Trustees’ Teaching Excellence Recognition Award and the Kelley School’s Full Professor Research Excellence Award. She has co-edited four books and published numerous articles, which appear in a variety of academic and professional journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management and Journal of International Business Studies. She is a current or former member of nine editorial boards. Her business teaching cases appear in more than 25 leading textbooks, and her research has been presented in the business press, including Inc. magazine, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal.

She was a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology where she served on the President’s Executive Committee. She was the co-principal investigator of two major National Science Foundation grants with the Electrical and Computer Engineering School and the Engineering Research Center. In her role as co-director of the Global Innovation for Engineers Program, she worked with the Engineering School to integrate international business, management, and entrepreneurship into their curriculum.

Dr. McDougall has consulted on strategic management with units of The Coca-Cola Company in Germany, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and the United States. She has been an active presenter and developer of executive programs for companies such as Berry Plastics, BellSouth, Bosch, Boston Scientific, Delta Airlines, Duke Energy, Elli Lilly, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Firestone, John Deere, Kimball International, Lockheed Martin, McDonald’s, Nicor, Old National Bancorp, Scientific Atlanta, The Pampered Chef, USG, Vectren and Western Union. In addition, she has assisted numerous entrepreneurial firms and several not-for-profit organizations such as The Carter Center in their strategic planning process.


Dean's Convocation: October 29, 2010