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Texas State University

Dr. Josh Daspit

Dr. Josh Daspit joined the Management Department in Fall 2018. Prior to joining Texas State, he was a tenured Associate Professor of Management at Mississippi State University where he was a member of the Center of Family Enterprise Research. 

Dr. Daspit has taught management courses on an array of topics that include entrepreneurship, HR, international, organizational behavior, organizational change, principles, and strategy. He most enjoys teaching entrepreneurship and strategy courses where he incorporates projects that encourage students to think about the ‘big picture’ of the business. Helping students develop their strategic and critical thinking skills is a passion of his. 

His work has appeared in California Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Family Business Review, Journal of Business Research, and other outlets. He is on the review board of Family Business Review, where he also serves as social media editor. He was recognized as a Family Owned Business Institute Research Scholar, and this year he is serving as Academic Program Chair for the Family Enterprises Research Conference, which is one of the top academic conferences on family business. Prior to joining academia, he worked as a senior consultant for an international consulting firm and served as Director of Community Affairs for a member of the United States Congress.