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Dianne Welsh named Fulbright-Hall Chair for Central Europe

Photo of Dr. Dianne H. B. WelshDr. Dianne H. B. Welsh (UNCG Bryan School) has been named the Fulbright-Hall Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship for Central Europe.

As a Fulbright-Hall Chair, Welsh will spend several months this spring teaching undergraduate and doctoral students at Vienna University for Economics and Business. She’ll also teach at the  University of Bratislava, Slovakia.

While in Europe, Welsh will expand on her global research on women entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses. Welsh has surveyed women in 15 countries and will expand her data to include entrepreneurs in Slovakia and Austria. She’s also be conduct research on the psychological capital of entrepreneurs and innovators.

Additionally, Welsh has published the 2nd edition of “Global Entrepreneurship” (Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2015). The book is used worldwide for International Entrepreneurship classes along with the accompanying “Case Studies in Global Entrepreneurship.”

Welsh is the Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Bryan School and director of UNCG’s Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program.