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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma


Alireza Aghaey, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship with research interests mainly in entrepreneurial decision-making and corporate entrepreneurship. He also has seven years of work experience in the telecom industry where he served as the technical manager and the strategy advisor of an entrepreneurial company.

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Entrepreneurship, University of Louisville
  • M.B.A, (Strategy), University of Economic Sciences
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

Classes Taught

  • Entrepreneurial Creativity and Innovation
  • Entrepreneurs: Startup Now
  • New Venture Marketing
  • Small Business Management

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Management Advisory Board Committee, University of Central Oklahoma
  • Management Scholarship Committee, University of Central Oklahoma

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