Experience LMU: "Building Entrepreneurial Innovation and Creativity"

    Monday, November 6, 2023 at 4:00 PM until 5:00 PMPacific Standard Time

    Alex Glosenberg, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Management
    LMU College of Business Administration

    Alex conducts applied research to understand and enhance entrepreneurship and workforce development in lower-income settings and among marginalized populations. Alex has published over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and reports in such venues as the Journal of Vocational Behavior, the Journal of Business Venturing Insights, and Scientific Reports. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Vocational Behavior. Alex is the co-founder of the Foster Workforce Development (FWD) Institute (fwdi.org) that combines psychological insights into work with information technology to empower marginalized populations. Alex has consulted with a range of prominent global stakeholders including the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team, the Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China, Greenpeace International, and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

    Alex earned his Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from North Carolina State University. His dissertation focused on the effect of socioeconomic factors on the psychology of entrepreneurial behavior. While a doctoral student, Alex earned a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to pursue research into the psychology of work in lower-income settings. He grew interested in the nexus of work psychology, entrepreneurship, technology, and global development while serving as a United States Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of South Africa.

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