Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

The Center's Mission

To help individuals discover and nurture their entrepreneurial potential for the creation of new ventures and the enhancement of their entrepreneurial spirit.

The Center's Goal

We seek to provide individuals with the requisite tools to help them achieve their entrepreneurial potential through experiential learning.

Key Features of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies for Students

To find out more information, please contact:

Headshot of Ronald Cook
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs and Interim EMBA Director
Sweigart Hall 217

Areas of Expertise

Small business management; small firm consulting; starting new ventures; family businesses; business planning

Research Interests

Business planning; microenterprises

Campus Involvement

Director of Entrepreneurial Studies and the Small Business Institute

Headshot of Lee Zane
Program Director for Entrepreneurial Studies; Associate Professor
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Dr. Zane is Program Director for Entrepreneurial Studies. He holds a BS from Rowan University in Management of Information Systems and a Ph.D. from Drexel University in Organization and Strategy. He teaches classes in entrepreneurship, small business management, business planning and corporate strategy. His research focuses on entrepreneurship (both individual entrepreneurs and their ventures), strategy and cognition. Prior to his academic career, Lee accumulated over 20 years of industry experience.

Mayank Jaiswal
Assistant Professor I
Sweigart Hall 240

Research Interests

Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Diversity, New Ventures, and Human Capital

Background Information

Doctor of Philosophy, 2017, Georgia Institute of Technology Scheller College of Business, Strategic Management (Entrepreneurship focus)
Master of Business Administration, 2006, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Bachelor of Engineering, 1999, University of Delhi College of Engineering, Civil Engineering