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Imran Chowdhury

Assistant Professor

Lubin School of Business

Management and Management Science

  • @New York City
    One Pace Plaza W-492


PhD , ESSEC Business School , 2012
Business Administration

MS , INSEAD , 2008

BA , Hunter College (CUNY) , 2002
Anthropology and Geography

Regents Diploma , Stuyvesant High School , 1998

Awards and Honors

  • Lubin School of Business, October 2016 - Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Academy of Management - Social Issues in Management Division, August 2016 - Best Paper on the History of CSR
  • Academy of Management - Management History Division, August 2016 - Journal of Management History Award for Best International Paper
  • Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, June 2015 - Best Paper (Social Responsibility)
  • Eastern Academy of Management, May 2015 - Best Empirical Paper
  • Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, September 2014 - Faculty Fellow
  • European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration, September 2013 - Distinguished Dissertation
  • Academy of Management - Social Issues in Management Division, August 2012 - Best Student Paper
  • Academy of Management, August 2012 - Finalist, William H. Newman Award
  • oikos International, April 2012 - 2nd Place Winner, oikos Case Competition (Social Entrepreneurship Track)
  • Fulbright Fellowship, 2002
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2002


Frid, C., Chowdhury, I. & Green, C. (2016). An experiential field study in social entrepreneurship. Journal of Business Ethics Education. Vol 13 http://www.neilsonjournals.com/JBEE/abstractjbee13fridetal.html

Chowdhury, I. (2015). Resiliance and social enterprise: The case of Aravind Eye Care System. J. Ryan (Eds.), Summit on Resilience II: The Next Storm. New York, NY, USA: Pace University Press. , pages 19-26.

Zubcsek, P. P., Chowdhury, I. & Katona, Z. (2014). Information communities: The network structure of communication. Social Networks. Vol 38 (Issue July) , pages 50-62. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378873314000069

Gautier, A., Pache, A. & Chowdhury, I. (2013). The emergence of non-profit functions within for-profit organizations: Corporate philanthropy in France, 1980-2011. In L. Toombs (Ed.), Best Paper Proceedings of the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.. http://proceedings.aom.org/content/2013/1/17464.short

Chowdhury, I. & Santos, F. (2010). Scaling social innovations: The case of Gram Vikas. In P. Bloom & E. Skloot (Eds.), Scaling Social Impact: New Thinking. New York, NY, USA: Palgrave Macmillan. , pages 147-168. http://centers.fuqua.duke.edu/case/knowledge_items/scaling-social-impact-new-thinking/


Chowdhury, I. (2014). EGOS Summer Workshop. Resisting microcredit. European Group for Organization Studies, Corfu, Greece

Chowdhury, I., Pache, A., Gautier, A. & , . (2013). Academy of Management Annual Meeting. The emergence of non-profit functions within for-profit organizations: Corporate philanthropy in France, 1980-2011. Academy of Management, Orlando, Florida


Social entrepreneurship, Social responsibility, Communities and organizations, International management

Intellectual Property


  • Eastern Academy of Management 2015
  • Academy of International Business 2010
  • European Group for Organization Studies 2007
  • Academy of Management 2006


  • Graduate Admissions Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Examine issues related to Lubin graduate admissions.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Pass decisions on graduate admissions at Lubin.
  • Doctoral Education Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: We are responsible for doctoral education-related policies and procedures within the Lubin School.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Advancing doctoral education within the Lubin School.
  • Undergraduate Relations Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Work to develop policies and procedures related to education of undergraduates within the Lubin School of Business.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: We developed the first draft of the Lubin Professional Experience document.


  • Nominations Committee, New York Faculty Council [Committee Member]
    Desc: I was a member of the committe which was formed to nominate the slate of candidates for the leadership of the New York Faculty Council.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: We accepted the nominations for the individuals wishing to be considered for the leadership of the New York Faculty Council.
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