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Donald Siegel

Donald Siegel
School of Business
Department: Office of the Dean, School of Business

Education: Ph.D.,Columbia University Graduate School of Business, Business Economics, 1988
M. Phil.,Columbia University Graduate School of Business, Business Economics, 1987
B.A.,Columbia College, Economics, 1981

Campus Phone(s):
(518) 442-4910

Professional Biography:

Donald Siegel is Dean of the School of Business and Professor of Management at the University at Albany, SUNY.  He received his bachelor’s degree in economics and master’s and doctoral degrees in business economics from Columbia University.  Dr. Siegel is editor of the Journal of Technology Transfer, an associate editor of the Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Productivity Analysis, and Academy of Management Learning & Education, and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Perspectives, Corporate Governance: An International Review, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.  Don was recently ranked #2 in the world for academic research on university entrepreneurship and #760 in the world among academic economists.  He has published on issues relating to university technology transfer and entrepreneurship, the effects of corporate governance on economic performance, productivity analysis, and corporate social responsibility in such leading journals as American Economic Review, Economic Journal, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Financial Economics, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Research Policy, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Management. His most recent books are Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Change (Oxford University Press) and the Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility (Oxford University Press).  He is currently editing the Handbook of University Technology Transfer (University of Chicago Press) and conducting National Science Foundation-sponsored research on “University Research Parks and the Innovative Performance of Park Firms.” 

Dr. Siegel has received grants or fellowships from the Sloan Foundation, National Science Foundation, NBER, American Statistical Association, W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, and the U.S. Department of Labor.  He has also served as a consultant or advisor to the United Nations, the National Academy of Sciences, the Council on Competitiveness, the U.K., Italian, and Swedish governments, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Chase Manhattan, the Securities Industry Association, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs & Co, Deloitte and Touche, and the National Association of Manufacturers.  Professor Siegel was a member of the Advisory Committee to the Secretary of Commerce on “Measuring Innovation in the 21st Century Economy.” He currently serves as an advisor to the National Research Council on the Small Business Innovation Research Program and as a member of Governor David Patterson’s Small Business Task Force.