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About R. Daniel Wadhwani

R. Daniel Wadhwani is Associate Professor of Management and Fletcher Jones Chair in Entrepreneurship at University of the Pacific. He also holds appointments as a visiting professor in the Department of Management, Politics, and Philosophy at Copenhagen Business School and the Department of Economics at Kyoto University. He was previously a Newcomen fellow in business history and lecturer at Harvard Business School.

A historian by training, Dan uses historical sources, methods, and reasoning to examine the foundations of entrepreneurial action and the origins and evolution of organizations and markets. He has published in leading journals in both management (Academic of Management Journal) and business history (Business History Review, Business History). Most recently, he has co-edited Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods (Oxford University Press, 2014), which examines the epistemic, theoretical, and methodological opportunities and challenges of integrating historical research and reasoning into management and organizational research. He is currently co-editor for a special issue on "Historical Approaches to Entrepreneurship Research" at Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and a special issue on "Uses of the Past: History and Memory in Organizations and Organizing" at Organization Studies.

Positions

2012 Present Associate Professor of Management, University of the Pacific Eberhardt School of Business
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2006 Present Fletcher Jones Chair in Entrepreneurship, University of the Pacific Eberhardt School of Business
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20152017 Professor by Special Appointment, Kyoto University ‐ Department of Economics
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June 2014June 2017 Visiting Professor, Copenhagen Business School ‐ Department of Management, Politics & Philosophy
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January 2014June 2014 Vellim Foundation Visiting Professor, Copenhagen Business School ‐ Department of Management, Politics & Philosophy
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December 2013 Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Toulouse I ‐ IAE School of Administration
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20062012 Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship & Management, University of the Pacific Eberhardt School of Business
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20022006 Lecturer, Harvard Business School
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Curriculum Vitae




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Courses

  • Creating Modern Capitalism (MBA)
  • Entrepreneurship and Global Capitalism (MBA)
  • Entrepreneurial Management (MBA)
  • Entrepreneurs' Showcase (MBA)
  • Understanding Capitalism (MBA/B.S.)
  • Entrepreneurial (Growth) Strategy (MBA)
  • Entrepreneurial Management (MBA)/ Entrepreneurship (B.S.)
  • Strategic Management (B.S.)

Education

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard Business School
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Ph.D., History, University of Pennsylvania
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M.B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst
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B.A., magna cum laude, History, Yale University
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Contact Information

Phone: 209.946.7603

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Books and Book Chapters (15)

Book and book contributions authored or edited by Dr. R. Daniel Wadhwani.

Articles (21)

Journal articles written by Dr. R. Daniel Wadhwani.