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Richard Chan

Associate Professor, Management


Education:
PhD, University of Washington

Office:  258 Harriman Hall
Email:   Richard.chan@stonybrook.edu

Research Interests: Affect, Cognition, and Entrepreneurial Finance

Teaching Interests: Entrepreneurship and Strategic Human Resource Management

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  • Biography

    Biography of Richard Chan

    Richard Chan’s research domain is broadly situated at the intersection of psychology, technology, and entrepreneurial finance. Specifically, he investigates how actors' cognitive processes, shaped by individual differences and altered by social and ambient environments, influence the evaluations of entrepreneurial opportunities. His work has appeared in the Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Venture Capital, and Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings and mentioned by media. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Business Venturing and Journal of Management.

  • Awards & Honors

    Awards & Honors

    Award NameDescriptionOrganizationStatusMonthDayYear
    William H. Newman AwardAcademy of Management ReceivedAugust2013
    Best Student Paper AwardAcademy of Management MOC Division ReceivedAugust2007
    Betty Nesvold AwardAnnual Social Science Research and Instructional Council Student Research Conference Received2003
  • Education

    Education

    SchoolDegreeMajorDate CompletedDistinction
    University of WashingtonPhDManagement & Organization2010
    University of California, BerkeleyBAPsychology2000
  • Scheduled Teaching

    Scheduled Teaching

    Course NamePrefixNumberSectionCreditsLevelSemesterYear
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateSpring2020
    EntrepreneurshipMBA570303GraduateSpring2020
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateFall2019
    EntrepreneurshipBUS353303UndergraduateFall2019
    EntrepreneurshipBUS353303UndergraduateSpring2019
    EntrepreneurshipBUS353313UndergraduateSpring2019
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateFall2018
    EntrepreneurshipBUS353303UndergraduateFall2018
    EntrepreneurshipBUS353303UndergraduateSpring2018
    EntrepreneurshipBUS353313UndergraduateSpring2018
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateFall2017
    EntrepreneurshipMBA570303GraduateFall2017
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateSpring2017
    EntrepreneurshipMBA570303GraduateSpring2017
    Ethics, Corporate GovernanceTMP548522GraduateSpring2017
    Ethics, Corporate GovernanceTMP548532GraduateSpring2017
    HR Management for High Tech EnvironmentsTMP586522GraduateSpring2017
    HR Management for High Tech EnvironmentsTMP586532GraduateSpring2017
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateFall2016
    EntrepreneurshipMBA570303GraduateFall2016
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateSpring2016
    EntrepreneurshipMBA570303GraduateSpring2016
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateFall2015
    EntrepreneurshipMBA570303GraduateFall2015
    Ethics, Corporate GovernanceTMP548521.5GraduateSummer2015
    Ethics, Corporate GovernanceTMP548531.5GraduateSummer2015
    HR Manag for High Tech EnvirosTMP586521.5GraduateSummer2015
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateSpring2015
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateFall2014
    EntrepreneurshipMBA570303GraduateFall2014
    EntrepreneurshipMBA570313GraduateFall2014
    EntrepreneurshipBUS35313UndergraduateSpring2014
    HR Manag for High Tech EnvirosTMP586802GraduateSpring2014
    EntrepreneurshipMBA57013GraduateFall2013
  • Publications

    Publications

    TypeClassificationStatusTitleJournal NamePublisherPublication YearVolIssuePageLink
    Journal ArticleBasic or Discovery ScholarshipPublishedThe effect of company name fluency on venture investment decisions and IPO underpricingVenture Capital2018201-26View
    Journal ArticleBasic or Discovery ScholarshipPublishedCrowdfunding Innovative Ideas: How Incremental and Radical Innovativeness Influence Funding OutcomesEntrepreneurship Theory and Practice201741237-263View
    Conference ProceedingBasic or Discovery ScholarshipAcceptedBeauty in the eye of the beholder: How processing preference influences opportunity evaluationFrontiers of Entrepreneurship ResearchBabson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
    Journal ArticleBasic or Discovery ScholarshipPublishedHow images and color in business plans influence venture investment screening decisionsJournal of Business VenturingElsevier201430732-748View
    Conference ProceedingBasic or Discovery ScholarshipPublishedThe Impact of Weather on Imitation: A grounded cognition perspective.Academy of Management Best Paper ProceedingsAcademy of Management20132013114900
    Journal ArticleBasic or Discovery ScholarshipPublishedThe influence of dispositional affect and cognition on venture investment portfolio concentrationJournal of Business VenturingElsevier2013283397–412View
    Conference ProceedingBasic or Discovery ScholarshipPublishedTEAMS IN THE ENTREPRENEURIAL PROCESS: AN INPUT-MEDIATOR-OUTPUT-INPUT (IMOI) APPROACH.Academy of Management Best Paper ProceedingsAcademy of Management2009200911–6
    Conference ProceedingBasic or Discovery ScholarshipPublishedTHE IMPACT OF MOOD AND EMOTION ON RISK PREFERENCE.Academy of Management Best Paper ProceedingsAcademy of Management2007200711–6