Caron St. John is a full professor in the department of management at Clemson University and serves as the Director of the Arthur M. Spiro Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.She
has published over 30 articles in leading scholarly journals as well as two textbooks in strategic management.Her
research has been profiled in an article in the The Economist
and recognized by the Decision Sciences Institute
with a Best Interdisciplinary Paper award.She
teaches undergraduate and graduate courses that address the business, operations, and technology strategies of firms.
tenure as director of the Spiro Center
has developed several new curriculum initiatives in entrepreneurship, planned and implemented several outreach programs that link graduate business students and experienced business executives with inventors and entrepreneurs for assistance and mentoring, created a competitive research grants program for faculty and graduate students, and raised the profile of entrepreneurship activities on campus.Before pursuing an academic career, she was a chemist with Celanese Corporation in Charlotte, NC where she was involved with new product development and new business development.She has a B.S. in chemistry from Georgia Tech, and a MBA PhD in business from Georgia State University.
Please Ginger Lawrence.