History PhDs in the World of Entrepreneurship
Chair: Edward J. Balleisen, Duke University
Panel: Elizabeth Brake, Venture for America; Heather Lee Miller, Historical Research Associates, Inc.; Jacqueline Olich, RTI International; Michael Thomas Tworek, Harvard University
This roundtable features several history PhDs who have gone on to entrepreneurial careers. As the participants will describe, historical expertise can facilitate the sort of analysis that is indispensable for entrepreneurial action, allowing them to identify unmet needs and fashion a strategy to meet them.