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Theodore Khoury


Assistant Professor - Management and Strategy

Office: SBA 634
Phone: 503-725-8369
Fax: 503-725-5850

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Theodore A. Khoury (Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas) is an Assistant Professor of Management and Strategy at Portland State University and teaches the senior capstone strategic management course within the School of Business Administration. His research focuses on the role of institutions and social forces within entrepreneurship and innovation processes. Within these domains he explores how both formal (i.e. reforms; legal and political systems) and informal (i.e. social, cultural dimensions) institutions enable or constrain the strategic pursuits of entrepreneurial actors within developing countries and emerging industry settings. His work has been published in the Strategic Management JournalJournal of World BusinessJournal of ManagementResearch PolicyEntrepreneurship Theory & PracticeManagement Decision and Global Strategy Journal. He also holds a B.S.E. from the University of Michigan and an M.S.E. from the University of Texas at Austin, both in mechanical engineering, and an M.B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to pursuing his doctorate in organizational studies, he worked for 12 years in the area of micro/nanotechnology in various senior management and consulting roles related to R&D and product development strategies and is the inventor of 42 U.S. patents. He is on the board of advisors for the Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute's Bioscience Incubator  and is a former board member of the Community Music Center, Inc, both based in Portland, Ore.