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Entrepreneurship and Innovation


All Entrepreneurship and Innovation Faculty have experience working with early stage nonprofit and for-profit ventures. Our faculty originate from a wide variety of industries and experiences including media, consumer products, food, finance, technology, business and literature.

  • Trish Thomas
    Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

    Areas of Study:  entrepreneurship, innovation, marketing

  • Davis Schneiderman
    Professor of English, Krebs Provost and Dean of the Faculty

    Areas of Study:  American literature, American studies/Chicago literature and history, Remix/Mash-up culture, William S. Burroughs, innovative and avant literature

  • Robert J. Lemke
    Professor of Economics and Business

    Areas of Study: microeconomic theory, industrial organization, econometrics, labor economics, mathematical economics

  • Tracy Marie Taylor
    Associate Professor of Art

    Areas of Study: design, computer imaging, digital photography, art

  • Kate Jackson
    Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

    Areas of Study: entrepreneurship, design thinking, change management

  • John P. Pappas
    Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

    Areas of Study:  entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership and marketing