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Dr. Elisa Thomas

Dr. Elisa Thomas

Dr. Elisa Thomas

Assistant ProfessorManagement and Insurance & Risk Management
SSB B480


I started working at the University of Houston-Downtown in 2023. I am also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Stavanger Business School (Norway) and Coordinator of the Special Interest Group in Responsible Innovation at the International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM). Previously, I worked as an Associate Professor at Oslo Metropolitan and Nord Universities (Norway) and as a lecturer at Unisinos University (Brazil). My research interests are in entrepreneurial and engaged universities, entrepreneurial ecosystems, and innovation intermediaries.

Degrees Earned

Ph.D. in Business Administration (2014)

Master of Science in Business Administration (2009)

Courses Taught

Business Strategy