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University of Nebraska–Lincoln


Jeff Cavanaugh

Ph.D. Candidate in Management
HLH 325 F
P.O. Box 880491
Lincoln, NE 68588-0491
(402) 472-3915
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BA in Economics (2018)
MBA (2020)
Areas of Expertise
  • Entrepreneurship & Sociology
  • Corporate Political Activity
  • Entrepreneurial Orientation
  • Entrepreneur Well-being

Jeff is a PhD Candidate in strategic management and entrepreneurship. He received his bachelor’s in economics (magna cum laude) from Truman State University in 2018. He received his MBA from Creighton University in 2020. He researches corporate political activity, entrepreneurship and sociology, entrepreneur well-being, and entrepreneurial orientation. He will graduate with his PhD from the University of Nebraska in 2025.  


Carnes, C. M., Cavanaugh, J., David, P., & O'Brien, J. (2023). Cash creates value for supply chain systems, but who appropriates that value?. Journal of Business Research, 161, 113834.

Management 301: Introduction to Management (2 sections)

Management 475: Business Strategies (2 sections)

Entrepreneurship 423: Business Plan Development and Decision Making (1 section)

GSA Student Representative: 2022-2023