We’re pleased to congratulate Francesco Barbera, winner of Family Business Review‘s Outstanding Reviewer Award for 2015! Dr. Barbera graciously provided us with some information on his background:
Francesco (Frank) Barbera is an Assistant Professor in Family Enterprise and the Director of the Family Enterprise Center at Stetson University in Florida. While working with the Australian Centre for Family Business (ACFB), Dr. Barbera received his Ph.D. in Economics from Bond University in Queensland, Australia. His research covers a wide range of topics at the intersection of family business, small business, entrepreneurship, management, and business education. Frank’s work has been published in high-level journals which include the Family Business Review, Small Business Economics, and the Academy of Management Learning and Education, and is regularly presented at international conferences, such as the Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC) and the International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA). Dr. Barbera’s research has been recognized with the 2014 the “Best Dissertation Award” by the Family Firm Institute (FFI) and the 2010 and 2014 Family Owned Business Institute (FOBI) Scholarships. He is also an active member in the family business community through his work as a member of the Family Business Review’s Editorial Board, a coach for the Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC), and the Team Leader for Stetson University’s Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project.
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