Affiliated Faculty

Dyson faculty teaching in the entrepreneurship specialization.


Deborah Streeter

Entrepreneurship and small business management are the focus of Professor Streeter's research, teaching, and outreach programs. She is part of the university-wide Entrepreneurship@Cornell, which offers courses in entrepreneurship in almost all of Cornell's schools and colleges.

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Pedro Perez

Pedro D. Pérez teaches introductory courses to Business Administration, Management, and Entrepreneurship at the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Since 2001, Prof. Pérez has engaged more than 15,000 students in the courses Introduction to Business Management (2002-present), Business Management and Organizations (2009-present), Business Management Case Analysis (2004-2008), Foundations of Entrepreneurship and Business (2004-present), Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise Speaker Series (2004-2013), and courses and activities associated with the Cornell/Dyson Certificate of Business Administration (2004-2013).

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Aija Leiponen

Aija Leiponen joined the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management in 2001. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the Helsinki School of Economics. During her doctoral studies, she spent two years as a Fulbright scholar in the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley.

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Debra Perosio

Debra Perosio, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the Charles H. Dyson School at Cornell University. She received her bachelor's, master's, and PhD degrees from Cornell University. Prior to coming to Cornell, Debbie had extensive experience working with a myriad of food and agricultural businesses, both from a production and management perspective.

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Ralph D. Christy

Ralph D. Christy joined the Cornell faculty in 1991. In 2000, he was named the J. Thomas Clark Professor of Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise. Professor Christy's research and teaching interests are in the areas of agricultural marketing, public policy and economic development.

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