Ph.D. (Psychology) University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
He is a professor at EDII and editor of The Journal of Entrepreneurship. Also, he chairs the Centre for Research in Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CREED) and Biennial Conferences on Entrepeneurship. He was previously a professor of organisational behaviour at IIM Ahmedabad; Vice-Chancellor, Berhampur University, Odisha; visiting professor, McGill University (Canada) and University of Munich (Germany). He is a recipient of the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Germany), Commonwealth Faculty Research Fellowship (UK) and Shastri Indo-Canadian Fellowship (Canada). He was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Business School (USA). His publications (including books, chapters and journal articles) are numerous. He is an educationist of repute and a behavioural scientist of distinction. He serves on Boards and Governing Councils of several institutions of higher education.