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Faculty and Staff Profile

E. Erin Powell

Assistant Professor

Office: 117 Sirrine Hall
Phone: (864) 656-3759

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Technology Management
North Carolina State University 2011

M.S. Textile Technology; Minor in Business Administration
North Carolina State University 2004

B.S. Textile Technology
North Carolina State University 2002

 Courses Taught

MBA 8400 Entrepreneurship & Venture Management
MBA 8470 New Venture Creation
ELE 4020 New Venture Creation
MGT 9350 Entrepreneurship Research Foundations Seminar (PhD)

 Research Publications

Baker, T., & Powell, E. E. 2019. Entrepreneurship as a new liberal art. Small Business Economics, 52(2), 405-418.

Powell, E. E., Hamann, R., Bitzer, V., & Baker, T. 2018. Bringing the elephant into the room? Enacting conflict in collective prosocial organizing. Journal of Business Venturing, 33(5), 623-642.

Hmieleski, K. M., & Powell, E. E. 2018. The psychological foundations of university science commercialization: A review of the literature and directions for future research. Academy of Management Perspectives, 32(1), 43-77.

Powell, E. E., & Baker, T. 2017. In the beginning: Identity processes and organizing in multi-founder nascent ventures. Academy of Management Journal, 60(6), 2381-2414.

Baker, T., Powell, E. E., & Fultz, A. E. F. 2017. Whaddya know? Qualitative methods in entrepreneurship, in Sanjay Jain and Raza Mir (eds), The Routledge Companion to Qualitative Research in Organization Studies, New York, NY: Taylor & Francis Group.

Baker, T., & Powell, E. E. 2016. Let them eat bricolage? Toward a contextualized notion of inequality of entrepreneurial opportunities, in William B. Gartner and Friederike Welter (eds), A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context, Elgar Research Agenda Series (2016), Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Powell, E. E., & Baker, T. 2014. It's what you make of it: Founder identity and enacting strategic responses to adversity. Academy of Management Journal, 57(5), 1406-1433.


Small Business Economics article
Journal of Business Venturing article
Media Mention: Clemson
Media Mention: Clemson
Media Mention: Academy of Management