Uğur Uygur is the Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Quinlan School of Business. Dr. Uygur leads the graduate entrepreneurship program and conducts research in various aspects of entrepreneurial cognition. He regularly teaches the “Entrepreneurship” and “Entrepreneurial Marketing” courses in which MBA students can work with social enterprises or develop plans to start their own social ventures. His primary research focuses on decision making in social entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial cognition in general.
His latest research in 2014 has appeared in Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Journal of Management & Organization. At Quinlan, he also serves on the advisory boards of the Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility and the Center for International Business. He holds Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , an MBA from Bilkent University, and B.Sc in Computer Science from Middle East Technical University. Prior to his academic life, he worked in software start-ups and consulted with entrepreneurial ventures.