Francine Schlosser Bio

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Francine Schlosser, Ph.D.
Odette Research Chair
Odette Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Office: OB 443

As Professor and Odette Research Chair, Dr. Schlosser’s research contributes to understanding how educators, employees, migrants, and employers can stimulate entrepreneurial readiness and innovative knowledge-based strategic involvement; and manage mid- and late-career transitions.  From 2013 – 2018, Dr. Schlosser held the University of Windsor’s Golden Jubilee Professorship at the Odette School of Business for research excellence. Her articles have been accepted for publication in top academic journals including the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Organizational Studies, Human Resources Management Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Small Business Management, and the Journal of Managerial Psychology. She focuses on the development of innovative, work-integrated and multi-national experiential course student learning opportunities. For more than 15 years, she has engaged students with the Windsor business community through multi-disciplinary venture teams and consulting projects. Dr. Schlosser was the Executive Director of the University of Windsor’s Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre (EPICentre) from 2016-2019, and worked collaboratively to establish a multi-disciplinary entrepreneurial culture.


  • International student and migrant resilience
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Career Transition
  • Entrepreneurship Pedagogy and Mentoring

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