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Dan Wadhwani, Ph.D.


Dan Wadhwani, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management and Fletcher Jones Professor of Entrepreneurship
Eberhardt School of Business
Weber Hall Suite 209-C
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

Dan 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.

An 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.

Dr. Wadhwani's Vita


Dan Wadhwani presented papers this summer at the Babson Entrepreneurship Research Conference at Syracuse University at the European Group for Organizational Studies at Gothenburg University in Sweden.