Mike McDaniel

Mike McDaniel, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at LSU Shreveport teaching undergraduate and MBA level management classes. With 25 years of business leadership in multiple industries including defense, energy, engineering, education, and technology before entering academia, Dr. McDaniel’s research exists at the intersection of entrepreneurship and organizational behavior, including development, leadership, and social spillover effects of entrepreneurship. His education includes a PhD from the University of Texas at Arlington, an MBA from theUniversity of Notre Dame, a teaching credential from Saint Mary’s College of California, and a BA from the University of California at Berkeley.

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