Todd Moss

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
Faculty Director, Sustainable Enterprise Partnership

(315) 443-9215
Room: 540

Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Todd W. Moss is an assistant professor of entrepreneurship and sustainability at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. Prior to his career in academe, he worked at Ford Motor Company in various product strategy and engineering assignments. He earned his Ph.D. in business administration with an emphasis in strategy and entrepreneurship from Texas Tech University in 2011. He also holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and an MBA, all from Brigham Young University. His research has appeared in leading management and entrepreneurship journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He and his wife, Jenifer, are the joyful parents of three sons and five daughters.

• EEE 457: Strategic & Entrepreneurial Management
• BUA 650/EST 696: Managing Sustainability
• BUA 759/EST 796: Sustainability-driven Enterprise

Professor Moss’s research interests focus on the intersections of entrepreneurship, innovation, and social responsibility. His most recent work addresses crowdfunding and the various types of value creation pursued by microenterprises. He research has appeared in journals such as Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Family Business Review, among others.

Selected Publications

Kistruck, G., Lount, R., Smith, B., Bergman, B., & Moss, T.W. (2016). Competition vs. cooperation: Alternative goal structures for motivating groups in resource-scarce environments. Academy of Management Journal, 59(4): 1174-1198.

Moss, T.W., Neubaum, D.O., & Meyskens, M. (2015). The effect of virtuous and entrepreneurial orientations on microfinance lending and repayment: A signaling theory perspective. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 39(1): 27-52 (Special Issue on Seeding Entrepreneurship with Microfinance).

Moss, T.W., Payne, G.T., & Moore, C. (2014). Strategic consistency of exploration and exploitation in family businesses. Family Business Review, 27(1): 51-71 (Special Issue on Expanding the Temporal Dimensions of Family Enterprise Research).

Lumpkin, G. T., Moss, T. W., Gras, D. M., Kato, S., & Amezcua, A. S. (2013). Entrepreneurial processes in social contexts: How are they different, if at all? Small Business Economics, 40(3): 761-783 (Invited paper to the Special Issue on Social Entrepreneurship).

Moss, T.W., Short, J.C., Payne, G.T., & Lumpkin, G.T. (2011). Dual identities in social ventures: An exploratory study. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 35(4): 805-830.

Short, J.C., Moss, T.W., & Lumpkin, G.T. (2009). Research in social entrepreneurship: Past contributions and future opportunities. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 3: 161-194.