Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Academic Director of the Msc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Speciality : Entrepreneurship
Expertise : Entrepreneurship, Regional Innovation, Entrepreneurship Policy

EDHEC Business School
24 avenue Gustave Delory, CS 50411,
59057 Roubaix Cedex 1 - France

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Maria Figueroa Armijos, PhD, is Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Academic Director of the Msc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation at EDHEC Business School 

Prior to joining EDHEC, Maria was a faculty member at the Kogod School of Business in Washington, DC. Her research focuses on entrepreneurship and regional innovation. Current projects include work in entrepreneurial finance, women’s entrepreneurship, crowdfunding, regional innovation, entrepreneurship policy, and corporate social responsibility. Her field research has included projects with SANREM CRSP/USAID in Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador; and with USDA’s Rural Development Division, USDA Economic Research Service (ERS), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI). Aside from France, Maria has also previously lived in the United States of America (14 years), Switzerland, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Belgium.

Main academic publications

Journal of Business Ethics (2020), Regional Studies (2019), Innovation and Development (2017), Small Business Economics (2016), Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship (2013), Entrepreneurship Research Journal (2012)

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