Sophie Bacq
Indiana University

Sophie Bacq, PhD is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Indiana University Kelley School of Business. A leading scholar in social entrepreneurship, she investigates and theorizes about entrepreneurial action aiming to solve intractable social and environmental problems, at the individual, organizational and civic levels of analysis. Sophie has taught and conducted empirical research on the topic in Europe, the United States and South Africa. Her research has been published in the top management and entrepreneurship journals including Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Discoveries, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Academy of Management Perspectives, California Management Review, Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Venturing, and Journal of Small Business Management, and she has co-edited three books on social entrepreneurship. Sophie is a Field Editor at the Journal of Business Venturing, and serves on the Editorial Review Boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, and Journal of Management. She is the co-Director of The Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference—one of the premiere academic gatherings on the topic—and co-Convener of the Annual Social Entrepreneurship Doctoral Seminar. She received her doctorate in Economic and Management Sciences from the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium).