Paul Miesing

Expert in social entrepreneurship, strategic management and ethics and corporate social responsibility.

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Paul Miesing

Associate Professor
School of Business
Department: Management

Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility; Social Entrepreneurship; Strategic Management.

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Paul Miesing, associate professor in the department of management, is the founding director of the Center for Advancement & Understanding of Social Enterprises (CAUSE). He conducts research and training in strategic management, focusing on the categories: entrepreneurship and social enterprises, globalization, international business, cross-culture management and corporate social responsibility (including environmental sustainability and corporate governance). 

Miesing has delivered lectures, seminars, and scholarly presentations on various business, management and organizational issues and topics, helping companies, civic groups, industry associations and government agencies, both locally and internationally.

He has published dozens of articles and papers in both academic and practitioner journals, including several of the top business journals across all disciplines. Most recently, he co-edited volumes in social entrepreneurship for the Business Expert Press and the SUNY Press.

Miesing holds a joint appointment to UAlbany’s PhD Program in information science and is an affiliate of the Institute of Nonprofit Leadership and Community Development. He has held various appointments within the School of Business, serving as MBA director and department chair, as well as a faculty board member on the University's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.  

He is a charter member of the International Association for Business and Society and was a Fulbright lecturer at Fudan University in Shanghai from 1998-1999.