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Jay O'Toole

Jay O'Toole


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Department of Management

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2048 CONSTANT HALL
NORFOLK, VA 23529

Email: jotoole@odu.edu

Phone: 757-683-3263


Biography


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  • Research Interests

    Professor O’Toole studies improvisation, entrepreneurship and innovation and has strong interests in understanding how we can all work together to close the opportunity gap in the United States and beyond. Much of this research focuses on how teams and organizations can quickly coordinate collective actions by leveraging knowledge-based resources.
  • 2021: Research Grant to Study Minority Entrepreneurship in Virginia, Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network
  • 2021: Strome College of Business Research Grant, Strome College of Business
  • 2021: Strome College of Business Teaching Enhancement Grant, Strome College of Business
  • 2021: Transitional Entrepreneurship Summer Research Grant, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Old Dominion University
  • 2018: Sustainability Faculty Scholar, Elon University
  • 2017: Certificate of recognition for outstanding teaching performance, Georgia State University
  • 2016: Certificate of recognition for outstanding teaching performance, Georgia State University
  • 2015: Best Reviewer Award, Knowledge & Innovation Group Program of 2015 SMS International Conference
  • 2015: Certificate of recognition for outstanding teaching performance, Georgia State University
  • 2015: Wells Fargo Alumni Impact Award, Teach For America – Metro Atlanta
  • 2014: Certificate of recognition for outstanding teaching performance, Georgia State University
  • 2012: Dissertation Proposal Competition (finalist), Organization Science / INFORMS
  • 2012: Dissertation Proposal Competition in New Product Development and Innovation Management (winner), PDMA
  • 2010: Graduate School Research Competition Award (with Anne Miner), University of Wisconsin
  • 2010: PhD Research Competition Award, Wisconsin School of Business
  • 2010: Robert W. Pricer PhD Award in Entrepreneurship, Wisconsin School of Business
  • 2009: PhD Research Competition Award, Wisconsin School of Business
  • 2008: Graduate School Research Competition Award (with Anne Miner), University of Wisconsin
  • 2008: PhD Research Competition Award, Wisconsin School of Business