Assistant Professor of Management
Dr. R. Mitch Casselman received his Ph.D. in Management with a concentration in Strategic Management from the University of Melbourne in Australia. His Ph.D. thesis examined the impact of knowledge strategies and knowledge capabilities on organizational performance and was undertaken in conjunction with the Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia (IPRIA).
He has taught strategic management, innovation and international management at the undergraduate, postgraduate and executive levels in Australia, China, Panama and California. Prior to undertaking a Ph.D. at the University of Melbourne in Australia, he spent more than 15 years in various senior management roles in the technology industry in Ottawa, Canada. He has helped to raise more than $40 million in venture financing for technology start-ups and has international business experience managing the human resource and administration functions in 16 different countries for a telecommunications equipment provider.
Dr. Casselman’s research is focused on strategic management and organizational performance; particularly in areas of knowledge, innovation, intellectual property and human capital. He has published research in various refereed journals including Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, the Journal of Strategic Marketing and SAM Advanced Management Journal. He has also presented several papers in various refereed regional, national and international conferences including the Academy of Management Annual Conferences, the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conferences, the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, and the Western Decision Sciences Institute