McKelvie Receives the 2012 Meredith Teaching Recognition Award


Alexander McKelvie, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the Whitman School of Management, is the recipient of the 2012 Meredith Teaching Recognition Award. 

The honor, which was established by Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith in 2001, recognizes non-tenured faculty and adjunct and part-time instructors who strive for excellence and innovation in teaching. The recipients are each awarded $3,000 to further his or her professional development.

McKelvie, who also is a Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was the Whitman School’s Outstanding Entrepreneurship Educator in 2011 and was the recipient of the Guttag Junior Faculty Award for 2010-2012. His research focuses primarily on how and why new businesses grow, including studying how new firms acquire and use new knowledge in developing new products. McKelvie’s work can be found in a number of publications including, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Business Venturing and the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.