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The program at Rice Business has been consistently ranked among the top 10 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation, reflective of the depth and breadth of resources for entrepreneurs during their time at Rice and beyond.

Entreprenurship classes emphasize a combination of mindset and skillset and focus on multiple stages of the entrepreneurial process. Classes include The New Enterprise, Enterprise Acquisition, The Social Enterprise and more, tailored to a wide range of interests.

In addition, entrepreneurship students have the opportunity to engage with an array of industries in novel ways. In courses such as Healthcare Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Rice Business students join Rice graduate students in bioengineering and physicians from Baylor College of Medicine to work at the intersection of their fields. Classes at Rice Business are accompanied by co-curricular resources for entrepreneurs, including workshops, lectures, mentor office hours and special events to cultivate connections between Rice entreprenuers locally and nationally.

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Full-Time Faculty

Yael Hochberg

Yael Hochberg

Ralph S. O'Connor Professor in Entrepreneurship (Finance); Head, Rice University Entrepreneurship Initiative
713-348-3596
Al Danto

Al Danto

Lecturer in Management - Entrepreneurship & IT
 
Hesam Panahi

Hesam Panahi

Lecturer in Management - Entrepreneurship
713-348-6267
Abby Larson

Abby Larson

Lecturer and Director, Rice Business Entrepreneurship Initiative
713-348-2817
Douglas Schuler

Douglas A. Schuler

Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy
713-348-5472

Part-Time Faculty

Rafael Alvarez

Lecturer in Management - Entrepreneurship
 
Paul Cherukuri

Paul Cherukuri

Adjunct Professor of Management – Entrepreneurship
713-348-8159
Blair Garrou

Blair Garrou

Lecturer in Management – Entrepreneurship & IT
713-715-6820
Aziz Ahmed Gilani

Aziz Ahmed Gilani

Lecturer in Management – Entrepreneurship & IT
 
Jack M. Gill

Jack M. Gill

Professor in the Practice of Entrepreneurship
713-348-2817
Daniel J. Lee

Daniel J. Lee

Lecturer in Management
713-348-2466
Dennis Murphree

Dennis Murphree

Lecturer in Management - Entrepreneurship & IT
713-655-8500
Farzad Soleimani

Farzad Soleimani

Lecturer in Management - Entrepreneurship
 
Danielle Supkis Cheek

Danielle Supkis Cheek

Lecturer in Management – Accounting
 

Emeriti Faculty

G. Anthony Gorry

G. Anthony Gorry (1941-2018)

Friedkin Professor Emeritus of Management
 
H Albert Napier

H Albert Napier

Professor Emeritus of Entrepreneurship and Psychology
713-348-5389
Edward E. Williams

Edward E. Williams (1945-2018)

Professor of Entrepreneurship (Emeritus)