Phone: (909) 869-5328
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
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Dr. Kushev received his Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from the University of Louisville in 2014. He also received an MBA from the University of California, Riverside in 2010 and a BBA in Finance/Accounting from Valdosta State University in 2007. Dr. Kushev has experience working with both profit and non-profit startups as well as consulting for startups. His research studies the decision-making and cognitive processes of entrepreneurs engaging in the entrepreneurial process. Dr. Kushev's research has been published in journals, such as the International Entrepreneurship & Management Journal and the Journal of Entrepreneurship, and books, such as Contemporary Perspectives on Technological Innovation, Management and Policy, Vol. 3.
Kushev, T.N., Ahuja, M., & Carter, R.E. (forthcoming). A Social Cognitive Perspective on Opportunity Evaluation. Journal of Entrepreneurship.
Ma, D., Mattingly, E.S., Kushev, T.N., & Ahuja, M. (forthcoming). Familial Commitment and Entrepreneurial Persistence: It’s Not Just about the Money. Journal of Entrepreneurship.
Mattingly, E.S., Kushev, T.N. (2016). Most New Businesses Fail, but Mine Won’t…Right? Journal of Entrepreneurship, 25(1), 70-88.
Kushev, T.N., Mueller, J.M. (2017). Patents and Performance: The Case of Immigrant Entrepreneurs in the United States. In B. Ran (Ed.), Technological Innovation Networks: Collaboration and Partnership. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Curriculum Vitae: Trayan Kushev - last updated September 2018