Villanova, PA, January 31, 2013 – The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) recognized John Pearce, PhD, VSB Endowed Chair in Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship, as an Exemplary Scholar. This distinction, which is awarded annually, identifies a distinguished academic in the field of entrepreneurship.
Dr. Pearce received the Exemplary Scholar honor at the 2013 USASBE conference, which took place this year in San Francisco. He also participated in a special session at the Doctoral Consortium, during which an elite group of PhD students who are pursuing a career in entrepreneurship gather with practitioners for career enhancements and networking.
A leader in the field of entrepreneurship, Dr. Pearce has authored 40 articles, 15 of which have been published in the top three entrepreneurship journals. He has also served as an elected officer by the Strategic Management Society, the Southern Management Association, and the Academy of Management, most notably as the first Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division. Additionally, he has served on 15 editorial boards, with a combined 25 years of service for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, and Journal of Small Business Management.