Management Faculty/Staff

Michael Lubatkin photoMichael H. Lubatkin
Thomas John & Bette Wolff Family Chair
   in Strategic Entrepreneurship
Professor of Management

Office: BUS 347
Phone: 860.486.3482
E-mail: mike.lubatkin@business.uconn.edu

Vita* | Course Syllabi:* MGMT 290 | MGMT 402
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News: Professor Lubatkin inducted into Academy of Management Hall of Fame | Advance article

Lubatkin Ranked #1 Internationally in Research Productivity

Lubatkin named Thomas John & Bette Wolff Family Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship, April 2000

Lubatkin is recipient of the 2000 School of Business Research Excellence Award

Education/Professional Certification
D.B.A., 1982, University of Tennessee
M.S., 1972, State Univ. College of New York at Geneseo
B.A., 1970, SUNY at Albany

Research/Teaching Interests: Entrepreneurial issues as they pertain to family and privately-held firms. Corporate diversification issues as they pertain to problems of core competency transfer between divisions and across national boundaries. Other areas of interest include mergers and acquisitions, cost of capital and risk computations, and top management teams. Professor Lubatkin is an award winning instructor at both the undergraduate and MBA levels.

Representing UConn Abroad
Michael Lubatkin was awarded the "Lady Davis Fellowship" that supported him as a visiting scholar to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem during the fall semester (1999) while on sabbatical. He has also received invitations to give research seminars at the Universities of St. Gallen (Switzerland), GSBA (Switzerland), EDHEC (France), Cologne (Germany), Lund (Sweden), Technion (Israel), the University of Strasboug (France) and INSEAD (France). Mike has been sharing his international experiences with students since 1991 by organizing and teaching a summer elective MBA program in Lyon, France. In most years, 20 of our MBA students enroll in one of two 2-week intensive classes, joining a student body that is largely European and French.

Brief Profile
Dr. Michael H. Lubatkin, Professor of Strategy and Management holds The Thomas John & Bette Wolff Family Chair of Strategic Entrepreneurship at the University of Connecticut. He specializes in entrepreneurial issues as they pertain to family and privately-held firms, corporate diversification issues as they pertain to problems of core competency transfer between divisions and across national boundaries. Other areas of interest include mergers and acquisition, cost of capital and risk computations, and top management teams. Professor Lubatkin is an award winning instructor at both the undergraduate and MBA levels. During the past ten years, he has published over 50 articles, and has presented over 90 papers to regional, national and international conferences, and in 2000, he was inducted in the Academy of Management's "Hall of Fame."
    Dr. Lubatkin's research has been honored with three regional awards (Best paper submitted to the Eastern (twice) and Midwestern Academy of Management) and three international awards (Best Dissertation in Management, 1983; best paper submitted to 1992 annual international meetings of the Academy of Management's Business Policy and Strategy Division; and Best Paper on an International Subject submitted to the 2001 Annual Meetings of the Academy of Management).
    An award winning instructor at both the undergraduate and MBA level, he regularly teaches at MBA programs at EM Lyon (France), Lund University (Sweden), Ben Gurion University (Israel) and UConn. He was also visiting Professor at INSEAD (France) during the Spring semester of 1991 and Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the Fall semester of 1999.
    In 1988, he was elected to the Executive Committee of the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management. Also in 1988, he was asked by the Division to organize and chair the Doctoral Student Workshop, a two day professional development seminar for a selected group of 35 doctoral students chosen from a world wide pool of applicants. In 1992, he did the same for junior faculty; i.e., those with 2-3 years of teaching experience.
    Dr. Lubatkin completed in August, 1998 his five-year term as an elected officer of the
Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management. This worldwide division consists of about 2,600 strategy professors. During those five years, Dr. Lubatkin served as the Pre-convention Program Chair for the Division’s annual meetings in Dallas (1994); chaired the Division’s Research Committee to select the best paper submitted to the Dallas meetings; served as Program Chair for the Division’s annual meetings in Vancouver (1995); chaired the Research Committee to select the year’s best strategy dissertation (1996); served as President of the Division (1997); and as the outgoing President (1998).

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Professor Michael H. Lubatkin
University of Connecticut
School of Business
Management Department
2100 Hillside Road Unit 1041
Storrs, CT 06269-1041
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Updated: 13 January 2003