Bruce Kingma

Professor of Entrepreneurship

PhD, University of Rochester
BS, University of Chicago

Professor Kingma has a PhD in economics from the University of Rochester.

He is a leading researcher in entrepreneurship education, local economic development, online education, and the economics of academic libraries and nonprofit organizations.

He served as Associate Provost for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Principle Investigator for the Kauffman Campus Initiative (2007-12). During this time the Syracuse university-wide experiential model of entrepreneurship education was developed including programs such as the South Side Innovation Center, The RvD IDEA Student Sandbox, and The CIE Learning Community, among others.

Professor Kingma has served on the faculty at Texas A&M University, The University of British Columbia, Case Western Reserve University, Victoria University of Wellington, and The University at Albany. Over 100 universities world-wide have consulted with Professor Kingma on the Syracuse Model of entrepreneurship education.

Research Topics

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship education
  • Community economic development
  • Online education
  • Economics of information
  • Economics of nonprofit organizations
  • Social entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Leadership (EEE400)
Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (EEE110)
Information Reporting and Presentation (IST444)

Professor Kingma's research includes publications on the economics of information, libraries, and technology; entrepreneurship; and online education.  Professor Kingma's publications have appeared in The Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Education for Library and Information ScienceNonprofit Management and Leadership, and other professional journals in economics and information science.

Selected Publications
  • "University-wide Entrepreneurship Education", Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth, 2014, (Natalie Antal, Duncan Moore, and Deborah Streeter)
  • "Creating a Dynamic Campus-Community Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Key Characteristics of Success", Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth: Academic Entrepreneurship, Creating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, 2014
  • "Religion, Entrepreneurship, Income and Employment", International Journal of Social Sciences and Management, 2014, (Ryan Yeung)
  • "The Kauffman Campuses Initiative Impact in Central New York: Building the Campus-Community Entrepreneurial Ecosystem through Scholarship in Action", Entrepreneurship Education Comes of Age on Campus, 2013, (Nancy Cantor)