Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
BA (University of British Columbia) MA (Simon Fraser University) PhD (Duke University)
Dr Colleen Cunningham’s research examines the challenges and advantages of commercialising new-to-the-world inventions. Dr Cunningham is fascinated by markets for technology, specifically the origins of markets and the implications for the selection of novel ideas. Her specialism also spans high technology and entrepreneurship, and medical technologies such as medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
Dr Cunningham was previously a PhD student at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. She was also a health policy researcher, publishing 12 peer-reviewed articles on health systems management and policy related to pharmaceuticals. In addition, she was a researcher and policy analyst in Canada for the Government of British Columbia, the Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry of Natural Resource Management.