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Faculty and Staff

McGuire Center Faculty and Staff

McGuire Center faculty and staff are involved in the daily operations of the Center and its programs. If you're unsure about whom to contact, please send a general query to and the appropriate person will respond.

520.621.4821 office
866.279.4655 fax
McClelland 202
Ph.D., The University of Arizona
Randolph Accetta Randolph Accetta
Communication Mentor in Residence



520.626.0319 office
866.279.4655 fax 
McClelland 202D
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Joseph P. BroschakJoseph P. Broschak
Interim Executive Director,
McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship
Associate Professor of Management and Organizations

Eller Fellow 

520.626.5029 office
866.279.4655 fax
McClelland 202G
Jeffrey BurrowsJeffrey Burrows
Assistant Director
McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship

520.626.3030 office
866.279.4655 fax
McClelland 202A
MS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MA, Saint Louis University
Julie ForsterJulie Forster
McGuire Program Coordinator
Research Mentor in Residence


520.621.4503 office
866.279.4655 fax
McClelland 202H
Jim JindrickJim Jindrick
Entrepreneurship Mentor in Residence

520.621.7480 office
866.279.4655 fax
McClelland 202D
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison
Robert LuschRobert Lusch
James and Pamela Muzzy Chair in Entrepreneurship
Professor of Marketing

520.626.2284 office
866.279.4655 fax
McClelland 202F
Sarah MauetSarah Mauet
Digital Media & Communications Manager

520.626.1861 office
866.279.4655 fax
McClelland 202A
Ted McGuireTed McGuire
Community Relations Coordinator

520.626.3343 office
520.621.8105 fax
McClelland 116
Paula Nielsen
Paula Nielsen

Entrepreneurship/Innovation Program Coordinator   

520.621.2576 office
866.279.4655 fax
McClelland 116F
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Jane Robbins Jane Robbins
Program Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program
Senior Lecturer, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Institutional Leadership


Patty Sias
520.621.2576 office
866.279.4655 fax
McClelland 202E
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Patty Sias
Program Director, McGuire Entrepreneurship Program
Senior Lecturer, Organizational Leadership and Communications


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Affiliated Faculty

We recognize faculty across the University of Arizona for their contributions to entrepreneurship scholarship and their collaborations with the McGuire Center.

520.626.1533 office
520.621.6555 fax
Engineering 107
M.S., The University of Arizona
Michael ArnoldMichael Arnold
McGuire Entrepreneurship Scholar
Director, Engineering Management
Professor of Practice, Systems and Industrial Engineering  


520.621.1655 office
Music Bldg, Rm 111
M.M., Yale School of Music
Daniel AsiaDaniel Asia
Professor, College of Fine Arts
School of Music
Music Composition


520.621.4146 office
Lehman Benson III Lehman Benson III
Associate Professor
McCoy/Rogers Faculty Fellow
Department of Management and Organizations



520.621.3303 office
520.621.9875 fax
Social Sciences 417C
Ph.D., Stanford
Albert BergesenAlbert Bergesen
Professor of Sociology  
Professor and Head, Department of Sociology
Professor of Government and Public Policy

520.621.3738 office
520.621.7483 fax
McClelland 320W
Ph.D., University of Florida
Yubo ChenYubo Chen
Affiliated Entrepreneurship Faculty
Associate Professor of Marketing
Department of Marketing


520.798.3803 office
520.620.0405 fax
JD, The University of Arizona
Lawrence HeckerLawrence Hecker
Affiliated Entrepreneurship Faculty
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
Partner, Hecker & Muehlbach, PLLC

520.626.4276 office
Jane HunterJane Hunter
Associate Director, Engineering Management Program Systems and Industrial
Engineering, College of Engineering

520.626.8201 office
Ph.D., The University of Arizona
Matthew MarsMatthew Mars
Affiliated Entrepreneurship Faculty
Associate Dean, College of Outreach   

520.621.4620 office
866.279.4655 fax
McClelland 202C
Robert Morrison Robert Morrison
McGuire Center Entrepreneur in Residence
520.626.6580 office
Anthony Muscat
Professor Engineering Innovation

520.621.5000 office
Ph.D., The University of Arizona
Nina OssannaNina Ossanna
Affiliated Entrepreneurship Faculty
Business Development Director, BIO5 Institute
Interim Co-Director, Office of Technology Transfer


520.621.9258 office
Teresa PolowyTeresa Polowy
McGuire Entrepreneurship Scholar
Department Head, Russian and Slavic Studies

Ph.D., The University of Arizona

Vasco PolyzoevVasco D. Polyzoev
Adjunct Lecturer in Entrepreneurship


520.626.2976 office
520.621.7483 fax
McClelland 320Q
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Hope Jensen SchauHope Jensen Schau
Associate Dean, Eller MBA Programs
Associate Professor of Marketing

Gary M. Munsinger Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
520.626.7681 office
520.621.9559 fax
Freedom Center - Marshall 280
Ph.D., University of Arizona
David SchmidtzDavid Schmidtz
Kendrick Professor of Philosophy

Professor of Economics

William Sjostrom
520.621.2576 office
520.621.8105 fax
William K. Sjostrom
Professor of Law
James E. Rogers College of Law
Co-director, Business / Law Exchange

520.626.8414 office
Marvin Slepian Marvin Slepian
MD Director, Interventional Cardiology Director, Tissue Engineering Lab
McGuire Entrepreneurship Scholar


520.626.8296 office
Cynthia White Cynthia White
McGuire Entrepreneurship Scholar
Professor and Department Head, Classics

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