Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

Ugur Uygur

Title/s: Assistant Professor

Office #: Schreiber 618

Phone: 312.915.6077

E-mail: uuygur@luc.edu


  • PhD in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, 2009
  • MS in Strategic Management, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, 2006
  • MBA, Bilkent University, 1998
  • BS in Computer Science, Middle East Technical University, 1996

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurial cognition
  • Judgment of entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Knowledge-based theory of the firm
  • Philosophy of science

Courses Taught

Selected Publications

Refereed Articles

Uygur, U., A.M. Marcoux. "The Added Complexity of Social Entrepreneurship: A Knowledge-Based Approach." Journal of Social Entrepreneurship. 4.2 (2013). 132-152.

Uygur, U., A.M. Marcoux. "Social Entrepreneurs’ Attitudes Toward Knowledge Protection and Sharing." Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 32.2 (2012).

Uygur, U. "Where Does an Entrepreneurial Opportunity Come From? A Hierarchical Representation of Knowledge." Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 32.6 (2012). 26.

Uygur, U. "Analogical Properties of Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Their Effects on Judgment." Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 30.6 (2010). 16.

Refereed Proceedings

Uygur, U., A.M. Marcoux. "Toward a Knowledge-Based Theory of Social Entrepreneurship." Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility. Social Responsibility Research Network. 2010.