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