Contact Information


Dr. Peter Gianiodis is the inaugural holder of the Merle E. Gilliand Professor in Entrepreneurial Finance. He has taught capstones course in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management to both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as courses on Innovation Management. Prior to Duquesne, he spent 10 years at Clemson University.

Dr. Gianiodis researches at the intersection of entrepreneurship, technology management, and strategy. He has explored market entry across several contexts, including new venture entry into mature markets, and technology commercialization from university startups.

His scholarly work appears in the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Academy of Management Perspectives, and recently in the California Management Review.

Dr. Gianiodis serves on the board of several journals, including the Academy of Management Perspectives. 


  • Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2007
  • M.B.A., Queens University of Charlotte, 2001
  • B.A., Dickinson College, 1993

Profile Information

  • Research Grant, Richard M. Schultze Family Foundation, 2019-2020

Articles in Journals

Gianiodis, P. T., & Meek, W. (2023). The Death and Rebirth of the Entrepreneurial University Model. Academy of Management Perspectives, 37(1), 55-71.

Johnson, D., Gianiodis, P., Harrison, R., & Bock, A. (2022). From Laboratory to Clinic: Science Commercialization Within University-Centered Entrepreneurial Ecosystems. R&D Management, 53(1), 3-23.

Gianiodis, P. T., Murthy, R. S., & Ettlie, J. E. (2022). How Do External Networks and Strategic Targeting Impact Open Innovation in the Global Auto Industry. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, PP, 1-11.

Gianiodis, P. T., & Meek, W. (2022). The Death and Rebirth of the Entrepreneurial University Model. Academy of Management Perspectives, 37(1).

Gianiodis, P., Lee, S., Zhao, H., Foo, M., & Audretsch, D. (2022). Lessons on Small Business Resilience. Journal of Small Business Management, 60(5), 1029-1040.

Gianiodis, P. T., & Atkins, R. (2021). An Investigation at the Intersection of the Sharing Economy and Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Perspective. International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, 25(11), 1-19.

Atkins, R., Gianiodis, P., & Tworoger, T. (2020). Sola Salon Studios: Innovation and Risk in the Sharing Economy. Case Research Journal, 39(3), 1-15.

Gianiodis, P., & Meek, B. (2019). Entrepreneurial Education for the Entrepreneurial University: A Stakeholder Perspective. Journal of Technology Transfer, 45(4), 1167-1195.

Markman, G. D., Waldron, T., Gianiodis, P. T., & Espina, M. (2019). E Pluribus Unum: Impact Entrepreneurship as a Solution to Grand Challenges. Academy of Management Perspectives, 33(4), 371-382.

Gianiodis, P. T., Meek, W. R., & Chen, W. (2019). Political Climate and Academic Entrepreneurship: The Case of Strange Bedfellows? Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 12.

Thürer, M., Maschek, T. Deuse, J., Fredendall, L., Gianiodis, P., and Stevenson, M. (2019). On the integration of manufacturing strategy: Deconstructing Hoshin Kanri. Management Research Review, 42 (3), 412-426.

Gianiodis, P. T., Markman, G. D., & Panagopoulos, A. (2019). Factor market rivalry and inter-industry competitive dynamics. Managerial and Decision Economics.

Markman, G. D., Gianiodis, P. T., Payne, G. T., Tucci, C., Filatotchev, I., Markman, et al. (2019). The Who, Where, What, How and When of Market Entry. Journal of Management Studies.

Gianiodis, P. T., & Thürer, M. (2018). The impact of government intervention on technological regimes: The sourcing of financial innovation. International Journal of Innovation Management, 22 (3).

Turner, T., & Gianiodis, P. T. (2018). Why entrepreneurship programs for engineers fail. Harvard Business Review.

Matthias, T., Mark, S., Sarmiento, R., & Gianiodis, P. T. (2017). On Strategic Trade-offs: Does the Principle of Energy Conservation Explain the Trade-off Law? Management Research Review, 40(11), 1163-1174.

Turner, T. & Gianiodis, P. T. (in press, 2017). Entrepreneurship unleashed: Understanding entrepreneurial education outside of the business school. Journal of Small Business Management.

Brown, J. A., Gianiodis, P. T., & Santoro, M. D. (in press, 2017). Managing co-opetition for shared stakeholder utility in dynamic markets. California Management Review.

Gianiodis, P. T., Markman, G. D., & Panagopoulos, A. (2016). Entrepreneurial Universities and Overt Opportunism. Small Business Economics, 47 (3), 609-631.

Song, Y., Gianiodis, P. T., & Li, Y. (2016). Institutional ownership and corporate philanthropic giving in emerging economies: The moderating effect of firm ownership structure. Management and Organization Review, 12 (2), 357-385.

Gianiodis, P. T. & Meek, W. (2016). Measuring university venture: A proposed framework. Coller Venture Review.

Ettlie, J. E. & Tucci, C. (in press, 2016). Trust, integrated information technology and new product success. European Journal of Innovation Management.

Zachary, M. A., Gianiodis, P. T., Payne, G. T., & Markman, G. D. (2015). Market entry timing: A review, synthesis, and the road ahead. Journal of Management, 41 (5), 1388-1415.

Brown, J. A., Gianiodis, P. T., & Santoro, M. D. (2015). Following doctors' orders: Organizational change as a response to human capital bargaining power. Organization Science, 26 (5), 1284-1300.

Gianiodis, P. T., Brown, J. A., & Santoro, M. D. (2014). Service Renovation Reconsidered: The Global Banking Industry. Academy of Management Perspective, 28 (1), 76-91.  

Gianiodis, P. T. & Brown, J. A. (in press, 2013). The Emulation of Financial Innovation. International Journal of Innovation Management, 17 (2).  

Gianiodis, P. T., Ojha, D., & Manuj, I. (in press, 2013). Impact of Logistical Business Continuity Planning on Operational and Financial Performance. International Journal of Logistics Management, 24 (2), 180-209.  

Gianiodis, P. T., Ellis, S. C., & Secchi, E. (in press, 2010). Advancing a Typology of Open Innovation Strategies. International Journal of Innovation Management, 14 (4), 531-572.  
Gianiodis, P. T., Markman, G. D., & Phan, H. P. (in press, 2009). Supply-side Innovation and Technology Commercialization. Journal of Management Studies, 46, 625-649.  

Gianiodis, P. T., Markman, G. D., & Buchholtz, A. K. (in press, 2009). Factor Market Rivalry. Academy of Management Review, 34 (3), 423-441.  

Gianiodis, P. T., Markman, G. D., & Phan, H. P. (in press, 2008). Full-time Faculty or Part-time Entrepreneurs. IEEE Transactions On Engineering Management, 55, 29-36.

Gianiodis, P. T., Markman, G. D., Phan, H. P., & Balkin, D. B. (in press, 2005). Innovation Speed: Transferring University Technology to Market. Research Policy, 345, 1058-1075.  

Gianiodis, P. T., Markman, G. D., & Phan, H. P. (in press, 2005). Entrepreneurship and University-Based Technology Transfer. Journal of Business Venturing: Int'l. Entrepreneurship, New Bus. Devel. & Tech, 20, 241-263.  

Gianiodis, P. T., Markman, G. D., Phan, H. P., & Balkin, D. B. (in press, 2004). Entrepreneurship from the Ivory Tower: Do Incentive Systems Matter? Journal of Technology Transfer, 29, 353-364.


Gianiodis, P. T. (2016). University technology transfer: Past progress and what comes next. In T. Baker & F. Welter (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Entrepreneurship.  

Gianiodis, P. T., Ellis, S. C., & Secchi, E. (2014). Advancing a typology of open innovation strategies. In Imperial College Press (Ed.), Open Innovation Research, Management and Practice.  

Gianiodis, P. T. & Brown, J. A. (2012). Entrepreneurial action: University scientists' choice to commercialize their discoveries. In In A. Corbett & J. Katz (Eds.), Advances on Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth. New York: Emerald Group Publishing. 

Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals 

Markman, G., Gianiodis, P., Espina, M., Meek, W., Ward, A., & Steckler, E. (Eds.). (2022). World Scientific Encyclopedia of Business Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship (In 3 Volumes) Volume 1: Environmental and Social Entrepreneurship Volume 2: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Vol, World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., number 12405.

Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements 

Rivas Hermann, Roberto, Jensen, Are, & Gianiodis, Peter. (2020). New Entrants’ Discourses in the Circular Economy: A Keyword-in-Context Analysis of Norwegian R&D Tax Incentive Projects. SSRN Electronic Journal.

Gianiodis, P. T., Muhammad, M., & Chen, W. (2021). Social Venture Scaling in Distressed Communities. In D. M. Wasieleski & J. Weber (Eds.), Social Entrepreneurship (Business and Society 360, Vol. 5), Emerald Publishing Limited, Leeds, pp. 33-52.