Summary Vita for R. Duncan M. Pelly, Ph.D

Associate Professor, Johnson School of Business and Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship


Ph.D Entrepreneurship EM Lyon Business School August 2011 - June 2015
B.A. International Relations,
French & German
University of Pennsylvania August 2002 - May 2006
Associate Professor  McMurry University     2018 - Present
Assistant Professor  California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) 2015 - 2018 
Adjunct Professor    Alliant University     2016 - 2018
Ph.D. Student  EM Lyon Business School 2013 - 2015

Introduction to Business Ethics, Ethics for Managers, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Introduction to Business and Society, International Business, & Strategic Management (for Ph.D., MBA & undergraduate students)



6 publications, 21 international conference presentations, 2 government publications, 1 book chapter pending publication, 1 article pending publication, 1 article in review, and 5 working papers.  Three theses for undergraduate triple major (written in native tongue).  Peer Reviewer since 2014 for Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Inquiry, Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management Public and Non Profit Division, Academy of Management Management and Education Division, European Academy of Management, and Western Academy of Management. 



Director of International Business Programs at McMurry University; Director of the Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at McMurry University.  Senior Faculty Board Member for CSULA University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Incubator.  Coach and mentor for student community and veteran (military) entrepreneurs.  Dozens of seminars on entrepreneurship and strategy for undergraduate and graduate students.  Instructor for Kauffman Fast Track.    



Finalist for Best Paper and “That’s Interesting” Awards for the European Group of Organizational Studies Conference (2018); Nominated for Best Paper for European Group of Organizational Studies (2016); Best Mentored Case Award for Western Case Writers Association (2017); Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4), Army Achievement Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Service Medal (1 Service Star), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (3), Overseas Service Bar (2), Shoulder Sleeve Insignia for Wartime Service (Army Corrections Command and 89th Military Police Brigade); Numerous collegiate awards in athletics and fraternity.



English: Native Language

French: Native Proficiency

German: Full Professional Proficiency

Russian: Professional Proficiency