Global strategy, technological innovation, knowledge sourcing, emerging markets, and the bio-pharmaceutical industry
Denise Dunlap is an Assistant Professor in global strategic management, innovation and entrepreneurship at the Manning School of Business. She received a PhD from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. Prior to joining UMASS-Lowell, she taught at Northeastern University, Temple University Japan, and Widener University in undergraduate, MBA and EMBA programs. She is also a visiting scholar at Keck Graduate Institute of the Claremont consortium. She is the director of the Biotech East program for Ph.D. and post-doctorates in life sciences, which is a partnership between UMASS Lowell and the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). She is a on the executive board of the Massachusetts Medical Development Center (M2D2). She is a PI for the Center for Advancing Point of Care Technologies (CAPCaT) initiative. CAPCaT is funded by the National Institute of Technology (NIH) and is a collaboration between UMASS Lowell and UMASS Medical School to advance innovative technologies for patients with diseases in heart, blood, lung and sleep. She serves as a Vice Chair for the Academy of International Business US Northeast board. She is a fellow for the Deshpande Foundation. Her industry experience includes working for Fortune 500 firms like Waste Management. Her research focuses on how global knowledge sourcing strategies matter for innovation. She is most well-known for her research on breakthrough innovations in the global, bio-pharmaceutical industry. Her work has been presented at well-respected academic conferences and international audiences such as the United Nation Conference on Trade and Development. Her research has been published in the Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Management, Research Policy, among other journals.