Ph.D., University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Entrepreneurship
B.A. University of Huddersfield, Hospitality Management
Dr. Pittaway’s research focuses on entrepreneurship education and learning and he has a range of other interests including: entrepreneurial behavior; networking; entrepreneurial failure; business growth; and, corporate venturing.
Fox, J., Pittaway, L. and Uzuegbunam, I., 2018, Simulations in Entrepreneurship Education: Serious Games and Learning through Gameplay, Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy, Vol. 1, Iss 1., 61-89.
Pittaway, L., Aïssaoui, R. and Fox, J. 2018, Social Constructionism and Entrepreneurial Opportunity, Philosophical Reflexivity in Entrepreneurship, Routledge, London.
Pittaway, L., Huxtable, L. and Hannon, P., 2018, Entrepreneurial Learning and Educational Practice, SAGE Handbook for Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Blackburn. R., De Clercq, D. and Heinonen, J. Sage, London.
Fayolle, A., Pittaway, L., Toutain, O. and Politis, D., 2017, ‘Entrepreneurial Learning: Diversity of Education Practices and Complexity of Learning Processes’, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Vol. 29, Nos. 9-10.
Jones, P., Maas, G. and Pittaway, L. (Eds.), 2017, Entrepreneurship Education (Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research, Volume 7), Emerald Publishing Ltd, pp. 1-13.
Jones, P., Maas, G. and Pittaway, L. 2017, New Perspectives on Entrepreneurship Education, in Jones, P., Maas, G., Pittaway, L. (Eds.) Entrepreneurship Education (Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research, Volume 7) Emerald Publishing Ltd, pp. 1-13.
Toutain, O., Fayolle, A., Pittaway, L. and Politis, D., 2017, Role and Impact of the Environment on Entrepreneurial Learning, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Vol. 29, Nos. 9-10, p. 869-888.
Uzuegbunam, I, Yin-Chi, L, Pittaway, L. and Jolley, J., 2017, Human Capital, Intellectual Capital and Government Venture Capital, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Vol. 6 Issue: 3, pp.359-374
Pittaway, L. and Tunstall, R., 2016, ‘Is there a Heffalump in the room? Examining Paradigms in Historical Entrepreneurship Research’, Advances in Critical Entrepreneurship Studies, Routledge, London.
Pittaway, L., Gazzard, J., Shore, A. and Williamson, T., 2015, ‘Student Clubs: Experiences in Entrepreneurial Learning’, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Vol. 27, No. 3-4, p.127-153.
Jones, P., Penaluna, A. and Pittaway, L. 2014 Entrepreneurship Education: a recipe for change? International Journal of Management Education, Special Issue: 12(3): 304-306.
Jones, K., Sambrook, S., Pittaway, L. and Henley, A. 2014, ‘Action Learning: How Learning Transfers from Entrepreneurs to Small Firms’, Action Learning: Research and Practice, Vol. 11, No. 2, p. 131-166.
Pittaway, L., Holt, R. and Broad, J., 2014, 'Synthesising Knowledge in Entrepreneurship Research: The Role of Systematic Literature Reviews', In Chell, E. and Karataş-Özkan, M. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Edward Elgar, London. Pp. 83-105.
Leitch, C, Hazlett, S. A. and Pittaway, L., 2012, 'Entrepreneurship Education and Context', Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Vol. 24, Nos 9/10, p. 733-740.
Pittaway, L. 2012, ‘The Evolution of Entrepreneurship Theory’, in Carter, S and Jones-Evans, D., Enterprise and Small Business: Principles, Practice and Policy, 3rd Edition, FT Prentice-Hall.
Pittaway, L. and Edwards, C., 2012, Assessment: Examining Practice in Entrepreneurship Education’, Education and Training, Vol. 54, No. 8/9, p. 778-800.
Pittaway, L. and Thorpe, R., 2012, ‘A Framework for Entrepreneurial Learning: A Tribute to Jason Cope’, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Vol. 24, Nos 9/10, p. 837-859.
Pittaway, L., Rodriguez-Falcon, E., Aiyegbayo, O. and King, A., 2011, ‘The Role of Entrepreneurship Clubs and Societies in Entrepreneurial Learning, International Small Business Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1, p. 37-57.
Tunstall, R., Jordain, C., Pittaway, L. and Brychan Thomas, 2009, ‘Achieving Strategic Intent Through Corporate Venturing: The Role of Strategic Relationships and Market Orientation, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol. 10, No. 4, p. 301-312.
Pittaway, L., Missing, C., Hudson, N., and Maragh, D., 2009, Entrepreneurial Learning through Action: A Case Study of the Six-Squared Program, Action Learning: Research and Practice, Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 265.
Pittaway, L., 2009, ‘The Role of Inquiry-based Learning in Entrepreneurship Education’, Industry and Higher Education, Vol. 23, No. 3, 153-162.
Pittaway, L., Hannon, P., Gibb, A. and Thompson, J., 2009, Assessment in Enterprise Education, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, Vol. 15, No. 1, p. 71-93.
Presentations & Awards
Ohio University College of Business Research Impact Award 2018
Ohio House Resolution - for Entrepreneurship Education 2018
Ohio Senate Exemplary Attainment Award - Entrepreneurship Education 2018
USASBE Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year 2018
USASBE Ray Smilor Volunteer of the Year 2017
Global Entrepreneurship Week Distinguished Partner 2016
Ohio University Honors Tutorial College Distinguished Mentor 2016
Ohio Senate Achievement for Entrepreneurship Education 2015
USASBE Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program 2015
Dr. Luke Pittaway is the O'Bleness Professor of Entrepreneurship and Chair of the Management Department at Ohio University (Athens, OH). Prior to becoming chair, he served as Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and held a senior leadership role within the Department of Management. He was formerly the William A. Freeman Distinguished Chair in Free Enterprise and the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Learning and Leadership at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Pittaway also previously worked at the University of Sheffield, Lancaster University and the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom. In 2018 he was awarded USASBE's Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year Award.
Non-Executive, Advisory & Charity
Ohio University Inn and Conference Center (Board of Directors), offering accommodation and conference rooms in Athens, OH. www.ouinn.com/
Ohio University Dublin Campus Hotel and Conference Center (Committee Member), leading the development of a hotel and conference center on the Dublin campus. www.ohio.edu/Dublin/
K–Haus Limited (Advisor) an innovative designer and supplier of sustainable passivhaus prefabricated homes in the United Kingdom www.k-haus.co.uk
United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Director at Large 2015-2016) the largest independent professional academic organization dedicated to the discipline of entrepreneurship. www.usasbe.org/
United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Vice President of Research 2017) the largest independent professional academic organization dedicated to the discipline of entrepreneurship. www.usasbe.org/