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Faculty Profile

Charles Clay Dibrell

Management
WM W GRESHAM JR ENTREPRENEURIAL LECTURER AND PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT
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MANAGEMENT DEPT
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1986
Joined UM: 08/20/2009

Areas of Expertise

  • MANAGEMENT
  • STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATION

Brief Bio

CLAY DIBRELL is a Professor of Management, holder of the William W. Gresham, Jr. Entrepreneurial Professorship, Executive Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at The University of Mississippi, and a US Fulbright Scholar. He earned his Ph.D. from The University of Memphis where he majored in Strategic Management and minored in International Business. Areas of research interest include entrepreneurship, family enterprises, and innovation. His research has been published in over 40 leading academic journals, along with a book on family business heterogeneity. He has taught entrepreneurship, strategic management, and international business courses at the undergraduate, MBA, doctorate, and/or EMBA levels in the US, Europe, and Australia. Further, he has had an opportunity to work with executives in high technology and natural resource industries with their innovation strategies, strategic planning, and international business opportunities. Prior to receiving his Ph.D., Clay worked in the telecommunications industry, in small businesses, and as a small business adviser with an emphasis on new business creation in the US Peace Corps in Kenya.

Degrees

BS
BUSINESS
LAMBUTH UNIVERSITY/ JACKSON, TN (1990)
MBA
MANAGEMENT
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (1992)
PHD
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (2000)

Committee Memberships

Council on Community Engagement
Other Kind of Committee
Honors - Big Idea Task Force
Task Force
MBA Committee - Sch of Bus. Admin.
Other Kind of Committee
Strategic Planning Committee - SOBA
Other Kind of Committee
VC for Research & Sponsored Prog. Search
Search Committee

Awards

School of Business Administration, Outstanding Campus MBA Professor of the Year
2010
School of Business Administration Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2011
School of Business Administration, Outstanding Campus MBA Professor of the Year
2013
School of Business Administration, Outstanding Campus MBA Professor of the Year
2015
School of Business Administration, Outstanding Senior Researcher
2015
School of Business Administration Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2016