Stephanie Fernhaber


Central Indiana

Stephanie Fernhaber

Stephanie is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Butler University where she teaches a variety of entrepreneurial courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels including The Entrepreneurial Mindset, First-Year Business Experience, Real Business Experience, and Social Entrepreneurship.

In addition to teaching, Stephanie conducts research in the areas of international entrepreneurship, networks and new venture strategy. Her research has been published in various academic journals including the Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice. She has also co-created two books: Routledge Companion to International Entrepreneurship, Teaching the Entrepreneurial Mindset to Engineers

At the community level, Stephanie has a passion for spurring innovation with an emphasis on social entrepreneurship. Her latest activities include the launch of Using an open innovation platform, communityINNOVATE leverages the power of the greater Indianapolis community and the human-centered design process to co-create innovative and sustainable solutions to local social issues.