I was delighted to received the 2018 Best Paper Award from the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal for my 2008 paper, “Opportunity Discovery, Entrepreneurial Action, and Economic Organization.” The award goes to papers published at least five years prior and recognizes long-term impact on the field.
Happy to have received a Baylor University Outstanding Faculty Award for 2017-18. These recognize faculty contributions in teaching, service, or (in my case) research.
I have been elected the 2017-18 Assistant Program Chair (also known as PDW Chair) for the Academy of Management’s Entrepreneurship Division. This is the first stage of a five-year leadership track which puts me as Division Chair in 2020-21.
Here is an exchange on Israel Kirzner’s theory of entrepreneurship featuring Peter Boettke, Mario Rizzo, Frederic Sautet, and myself.
My work on academic incubators was featured in Inside Higher Ed in February 2017.
I was pleased to receive the Hankamer School of Business’s Brent Clum Outstanding Research Award for 2016.
Some favorite anonymous comments from EconJobMarketRumors.com:
“Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment . . . is the single biggest advance in theory of entrepreneurship in decades. [Klein is an] excellent IO scholar with a very lengthy publication record.”
“Klein’s book makes no sense. It’s small clique infighting trying to rebuke Israel Kirzner’s contribution to management theory. Yawn.”