Professor Lumpkin is the C.S. Trosper Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship, and Director of the Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at the Michael J. Price College of Business the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK. His primary research interests include entrepreneurial orientation, social entrepreneurship, and family business. He is a globally recognized scholar whose research has been published in such journals as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Journal of Managerial Studies. Tom is a Co-Editor of Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and serves on the editorial boards of five leading international journals. Professor Lumpkin is the 2009 recipient of the Foundational Paper award from the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management for a “classic and highly influential contribution to entrepreneurship research that serves as a legacy for scholarly work in the field” for his paper “Clarifying the Entrepreneurial Orientation Construct and Linking it to Performance," published in 1996 (with Gregory G. Dess). A paper based on that research – “Entrepreneurial orientation and business performance: Assessment of past research and suggestions for the future” (with Andreas Rauch, Johan Wiklund and Michael Frese) – won the 2015 Greif Research Impact award at the Academy of Management. Tom co-authored seven editions of a textbook entitled Strategic Management: Creating Competitive Advantages (with Greg Dess, Alan Eisner, and Gerry McNamara). His co-edited book The Landscape of Family Business (with Ritch Sorenson, Keith Brigham and Andy Yu) was published in September, 2013. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington and MBA from the University of Southern California. Prior to becoming a professor, he founded and operated two Virginia enterprises, served as Assistant Treasurer of the City of Fairfax, Virginia, and Treasurer & Business Manager of Floyd Agricultural Energy Coop, a Virginia start-up.