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Briana Sell Stenard

Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship

Briana Sell Stenard


Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
B.A., University of Georgia


Dr. Briana Sell Stenard is an Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Stetson School of Business and Economics. She earned her Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship from the Georgia Institute of Technology and her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Georgia.

Her research agenda lies at the intersection of management and entrepreneurship with a primary focus on the role of human capital in shaping entrepreneurial entry, performance, and exit. She also has a strong research interest in the effects of entrepreneurship on local economic growth. She has been published in Organization Science and the Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth.

Among other recognitions, she received the prestigious Kauffman Foundation Dissertation Fellowship award in 2015 for her dissertation on human capital and the entrepreneurial careers of scientists and engineers. Dr. Stenard has presented her research at multiple national and international academic conferences.

She has previously worked with the Economics section of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece, the MIT Task Force on their Production in the Innovation Economy project, and the Council for Quality Growth on economic development in metro Atlanta. She is an active member of the Academy of Management, the Strategic Management Society, and the Southern Management Association.

Office Hours

By appointment

Course Information

Strategic Management MGT 498

Entrepreneurship MGT 427