ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH SEMINAR

The Entrepreneurship Research Seminar is an interdisciplinary speaker series based at the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship. The seminar seeks to bring a diverse range of scholars and practitioners to Brown to present novel research and thinking on the trends and challenges of national and global entrepreneurship. The seminar draws on faculty associated with the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship and a growing community of graduate students at Brown. The seminar is directed by Dr. Jennifer Nazareno.

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November 2018

Entrepreneurship Research Seminar: The Future of Entrepreneurship and the On-Demand Economy

November 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Faculty Club, 1 Bannister Street
Providence, RI 02912
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Internet labor markets provide new avenues for finding and hiring workers. How does this affect the way an entrepreneur can organize his/her labor force? How can we use and design these markets to achieve the most good? These questions and more will be answered in this research lecture and discussion. Bobby Pakzad-Hurson, Jonathan M. Nelson…

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December 2018

Entrepreneurship Research Seminar: Supermarket Salvation: Retail and Religion in the United States

December 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Faculty Club, 1 Bannister Street
Providence, RI 02912
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Daniel Vaca is an assistant professor of Religious Studies at Brown, specializing in American religious history and culture. His research focuses especially on the relationship between religious and economic activity in the United States, with particular emphasis on business ideas and institutions; print and media cultures; and fundraising practices. His forthcoming book, entitled Commercial Religion:…

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March 2019

Spurring Social Innovation in Latin America

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
111 Thayer Street, Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street
Providence, RI 02912 United States
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Jessica Mason '05 is an entrepreneur, strategist, and designer with deep experience leading innovation ventures in the social and public sector. With professional experience on six continents, she is known for bringing keen insight and clarity to complex projects and for championing the value of the creative process for social good. Prior to founding The…

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