Imran Chowdhury

Dr. Imran Chowdhury is the Diana Davis Spencer Chair of Social Entrepreneurship at Wheaton College in Norton, MA, and Visiting Professor at the Free University of Berlin’s International Summer and Winter University. He teaches courses in entrepreneurship, strategic management and international management, and conducts research at the intersection of business and society, encompassing domains such as social entrepreneurship and innovation, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, and community-focused organizations. He was previously a faculty member at Pace University in New York City.

Chowdhury graduated from Stuyvesant High School and earned his undergraduate degree in anthropology and geography at Hunter College, where he was the recipient of an Athena Scholarship and a Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship. He completed graduate studies in France, obtaining a master’s degree at L’Institut européen d’administration des affaires (INSEAD), and a Ph.D. from L’École supérieure des sciences économiques et commerciales (ESSEC Business School). He serves on the Editorial Board of Academy of Management Learning & Education and is a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations.