Andrew J. Nelson, Ph.D.

University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business
Assistant Professor of Management and Bramsen Faculty Fellow

Andrew Nelson is Assistant Professor of Management and Bramsen Faculty Fellow in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business. He received his PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, where he subsequently served as a Lecturer. Prof. Nelson also holds an MSc (with distinction) from Oxford University and a BA (with honors and distinction) from Stanford.

In 2008, Prof. Nelson was named to the first class of Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellows, a group of the most promising entrepreneurship faculty in the United States. He has received a number of other awards, including 2013 “Rising Star” recognition from the Industry Studies Association. At the University of Oregon, he is the four-time recipient of the James Reinmuth MBA Teaching Excellence Award and the 2010 recipient of the Business Advisory Council teaching award.

Prof. Nelson’s research focuses on innovation processes and organizational emergence in digital music, sustainable chemistry and biotechnology. His articles have appeared in a wide range of academic journals, including Research Policy and the Academy of Management Journal. With Tom Byers (Stanford) and Dick Dorf (UC Davis), he is the author of Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise, published by McGraw-Hill and now entering its fourth edition.

Faculty for Extending Your Reach, 2013 - present