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Maria Minniti, director


Maria Minniti is the first director of the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society. The Bantle Chair in Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Minniti’s primary research interests include entrepreneurship and economic growth, institutions and gender and minority entrepreneurship. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from New York University.

As director, Minniti will recruit Ph.D. students, serve as faculty mentor and advisor to the students and will organize a speaker series and annual workshop to further the IES vision of an entrepreneurial society.