Dr. Samantha Fairclough is the associate director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and assistant professor of practice in management. She joins CBA from the University of Mississippi, where she was an assistant professor of management. She earned her Ph.D. in management from the University of Oxford in 2009. Her research interests include the creation and maintenance of elite organizational groups, the factors which influence clients’ choice of professional service provider, and the cultural and social factors that enable or constrain innovation and entrepreneurship.
She has several publications, including “The Impact of External and Internal Entrainment on Firm Innovativeness: A Test of Moderation”, which appeared in Journal of Business Research. She is also an associate fellow of the Novak Druce Centre for Professional Service Firms in the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford in England.