Dirk De Clercq is Professor of Management in the Goodman School of Business. He holds a PhD degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, and Master degrees in General Management and Engineering from Ghent University. He is a recipient of the Brock University Chancellor's Chair for Research Excellence, the Goodman School of Business Distinguished Researcher Award, the Departmental Researcher of the Year Award, the Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Mentorship Award, and the student-voted Beta Gamma Sigma Professor of the Year Award. He teaches in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Research Methodology.