– Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business
Boris Nikolaev is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business, a Research Associate with the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise, and Director of the McLane Scholars Program at Baylor University. Prior to joining Baylor University, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Oxford College of Emory University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of South Florida and his B.S. from Manchester College (Economics, Mathematics and Philosophy). His research interests include public policy, applied microeconomics, entrepreneurship, economic development, new institutional economics, and mental health and well-being. He has published over 30 journal articles in variety of interdisciplinary journals including premiere journals in business and organizational behavior such as the Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He has won numerous research and teaching awards including the CEI Research Excellence award at Baylor University, the William H. Fox Award for Emerging Excellence at Emory University, and the Provost Award for Outstanding Teaching at the University of South Florida. He is currently serving on the editorial review board of the Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy.