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R. Isil Yavuz

R. Işıl Yavuz is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Braynt University. She teaches entrepreneurship, international business and international entrepreneurship at undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Yavuz’s research investigates the interactive role of cognition and context in the early internationalization, innovation and performance of high technology new ventures. Her work has so far been published in Journal of Business of Venturing and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. She has also written a book, titled “Outsider Entrepreneurs.” Işıl received her PhD in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Yavuz was awarded a Kaufmann Dissertation Fellowship Award and Kauffman Firm Survey Best Dissertation Award for her doctoral dissertation. She holds a master’s degree in Social Psychology from Middle East Technical University (METU). Her master’s thesis received the Best M.S. Thesis of the Year Award from the Graduate School of Social Sciences at the Middle East Technical University. Dr. Yavuz received her bachelor’s degree from METU in Business Administration. She graduated, summa cum laude, as the Valedictorian of METU.

Ph D, University of Minnesota

MS, Middle East Technical University

BS, Middle East Technical University

Yavuz, R., The Outsider Entrepreneurs, LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2013.

Entrepreneurship, International Business

International entrepreneurship, high-tech immigrant entrepreneurship, woman entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial financing, entrepreneurship in developing countries, new venture innovation and performance

Strategic Management Society

Academy of International Business

Academy of Management