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Andrew Corbett

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship


Andrew Corbett is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College.  Previously, he was the MBA Director and Associate Professor at the Lally School of Management & Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.  He has also taught at the University of Colorado and Bentley College. Professor Corbett is also currently a General Editor for the Journal of Management Studies.  Prior to working in academia he spent over a decade in marketing and strategic management positions within the media and publishing industry. 

Professor Corbett’s research examines behavioral aspects of the entrepreneurial process and the role of individuals within strategic renewal and innovations efforts within organizations.  His research has appeared in scholarly outlets including Harvard Business Review; the Journal of Management Studies, the Journal of Business Venturing; Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice; Family Business Review; the Journal of Small Business Management; International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Small Business; and others. 

Professor Corbett has been recognized for his excellence in teaching on numerous occasions.  In 2011, in addition to again being named the Outstanding Professor of the Year by the Lally School’s MBA Class and he also was awarded the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award by the Epsilon Delta Sigma Management Honors Society at Lally.  He was also awarded the McGraw-Hill Innovation in Entrepreneurship Pedagogy Award by the Academy of Management for his development and delivery of entrepreneurship courses.

Professor Corbett has led or been a member of over a dozen committees or tasks forces for the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management where he is currently the chair of the Scholarly Development Committee and a member of the division’s Nominating Committee and Awards Committee.   He is also on the Board of Reviewers for the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference and a member of the editorial board of Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice.     



B.A., Suffolk University
M.B.A., Bentley College
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

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