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Sophie Bacq

Larry and Barbara Sharpf Professor of Entrepreneurship 

Kelley School of Business
Indiana University

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Social Entrepreneurship, Societal Impact, Organizational Social Performance, Civic Wealth

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Sophie Bacq is the Larry and Barbara Sharpf Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Her research focuses on social entrepreneurship, societal impact, organizational social performance and civic wealth. Her award-winning scholarship has earned her the Academy of Management Perspectives 2020 Best Article Award for Civic Wealth Creation: A New View of Stakeholder Engagement and Societal Impact and the Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence: Highly Commended paper for In pursuit of blended value in social entrepreneurial ventures: An empirical investigation.

Sophie has been invited as a keynote speaker at conferences around the world, including the International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC), the European university Network on Entrepreneurship (ESU), and the Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. She has published research in both English and French and contributes to scholarship in the United States as well as in Europe. Sophie also serves as a Field Editor for the Journal of Business Venturing and is a member of the Editorial Review Boards of the Academy of Management JournalEntrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, and Journal of Management. She is a representative-at-large for the Entrepreneurship Division at AOM, the co-Director of The Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference, and co-teacher faculty of the Annual Social Entrepreneurship Doctoral Seminar.

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