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Carlos Valladares




PhD Entrepreneurship, Iowa State University, 2023
MBA, Entrepreneruship & Finance, Syracuse University, 2009

Academic Appointments

Lecturer, Iowa State University, 2019-2023

Research Interests

Entrepreneurship at the individual level of analysis.
Entrepreneurs' cognition, affect, and behaviors.
Entrepreneurial processes such as opportunity recognition, entrepreneurial action, survival, and re-entry.
Entrepreneurial activities such as bricolage and effectuation.
The connection between individuals' nonconforming tendencies and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Teaching Interests

Strategic Management
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Business models
Creativity and new venture ideation
Design thinking