Dr. Laquita Blockson Wins Entrepreneurship Conference Award

Dr. Laquita Blockson, assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship and winner of the 2011 Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship’s John Jack Award

Laquita Blockson, Ph.D. and assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship in the School of Business, was awarded the 2011 Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship’s John Jack Award for her paper, “Giving Voice to Gender: Constructing Entrepreneurial Experiences”. 

“This is a significant accomplishment for Laquita,” says Dr. Kent Gourdin, associate dean for undergraduate studies.  “It’s a prestigious award for her because of the rigorous review process.  Her accomplishment also reflects well for the School of Business.  Congratulations to her and her colleagues on their recognition and published work.” 

Her paper, co-authored with 
Dr. Jeffrey Robinson (Rutgers) and Dr. Sammie Robinson (Texas Southern University), was presented at the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) January conference in Hilton Head, S.C.  The study was funded in part by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

 

L to R: Dr. Laquita Blockson, Dr. Rebecca White (USASBE 2011 President Elect) and Dr. Jeffrey Robinson. Not pictured - Dr. Sammie Robinson.

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