Group of award-winning Babson faculty have co-authored and edited ‘Evolving Entrepreneurial Education, Innovation in the Babson Classroom’

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Evolving Entrepreneurial Education

A large cross-divisional group of Babson College scholars have joined forces to share their diverse expertise in Evolving Entrepreneurial Education, Innovation in the Babson Classroom – a new book published by Emerald, a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society.

In the book, editors Professor Victoria L. Crittenden, Kathryn Esper – of Babson’s Center for Engaged Learning and TeachingProfessor Nathaniel Karst and Professor Rosa Slegers showcase a combined wealth of knowledge from 45 Babson faculty members who share their experiences and highlight their approaches to innovation in the classroom. This includes insight into the latest developments in course design, the delivery of content to students, and how to create and share high-quality content.

“We were motivated to compile this book as we are often asked for our opinion on certain types of learning needs and expectations, and want to share our combined wealth of educational scholarship here at Babson College with the external academic marketplace, “ said Crittenden. “In this book we have also shared our award-winning programs which can be used as models by other institutions.”

Mike Sugarman, Emerald Senior Vice President, North America, added: “Entrepreneurial education is a key area of growth in the academic community that we are committed to supporting through the publishing of rigorous, high impact insight and research. As entrepreneurship is a hallmark of Babson College, their extraordinary wealth of educational experience, insight, and approaches to innovation makes this book a one-stop-shop for educators seeking to engage and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders.”

On October 15, Emerald hosted an #AskBabson Twitter Q&A with authors Professor Carolyn Hotchkiss, Professor Victoria Crittenden, and Professor Nan Langowitz, to provide insight on the new book and what motivated such a diverse group of professors to embark on this project.

Evolving Entrepreneurial Education, Innovation in the Babson Classroomis available now from the Emerald Group BookstoreAmazonBarnes & Noble, and more.

About Emerald

Founded in 1967, Emerald today manages a range of digital products, a portfolio of nearly 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 450 teaching cases. More than 3,000 Emerald articles are downloaded every hour of every day. The network of contributors includes over 100,000 advisers, authors, and editors. Globally, Emerald has an extraordinary reach with 12 offices worldwide and more than 4,000 customers in over 120 countries.


Emerald is COUNTER 4 compliant. It is also a partner of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and works with Portico and the LOCKSS initiative for digital archive preservation. It also works in close collaboration with a number of organizations and associations worldwide.


About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader forEntrepreneurship of All Kinds​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​®. The top-ranked college for entrepreneurship education, Babson is a dynamic living and learning laboratory where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society. We prepare the entrepreneurial leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to make a difference in the world, and have an impact on organizations of all sizes and types. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advanceEntrepreneurial Thought and Action​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.​​​​ ​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

By Brianna DiPietro,, (781) 239-4548 | 10/22/2015 02:00