Carol A. Reeves

Associate Vice-Provost for Entrepreneurship
Cecil & Gwendolyn Cupp Applied Professorship in Entrepreneurship
Department: Management
Office: WJWH 521
Phone: (479) 575-6220
Download Vita


  • BS, Georgia Southern College, Political Science and International Relations, 1979
  • MA, University of South Carolina, International Relations, 1982
  • Ph.D., University of Georgia, Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, 1988

Teaching Areas

  • Entrepreneurship and new venture development
  • International business
  • Strategic management
  • Negotiation

Research Interests

  • The impact of intimate partner violence on the workplace
  • Factors that encourage the development of knowledge-based companies
  • Pedagogical technique that enhance entrepreneurship education

Carol's research focuses on the effects of family violence on the workplace, and the mitigating effects of financial self-sufficiency.  She and Anne O'Leary-Kelly recently received grants of $750,000 from the Department of Justice to study these issues.  Her research has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Perspectives, and the Journal of Small Business Management.

Carol teaches courses in Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, and International Management and has received teaching awards at the University of Arkansas and at the University of Georgia.  She has mentored many award-winning business plan teams and was the founder of the student-run business, For Business' . . . S.A.K.E. (Students Acquiring Knowledge through Enterprise).  Her efforts with S.A.K.E. were recognized by the Academy of Management and the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) for innovation in entrepreneurship pedagogy.

Carol is an avid outdoorsperson and enjoys canoeing and hiking with her husband and children in the beautiful Ozark Mountains when she is not busy attending her daughter's soccer games


Photo of Dr. Reeves Carol A. Reeves
Associate Vice Provost for Entrepreneurship