Donald Siegel is the Foundation Professor of Public Policy and Management and the Director of the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. He received his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from Columbia University.
Don is an editor of the Journal of Technology Transfer and has published 131 articles and 13 books on issues relating to technology transfer and entrepreneurship, innovation, and the measurement and analysis of performance. His most recent books are the Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility: Psychological and Organizational Perspectives and the Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship (University of Chicago Press). His citation count, according to Google Scholar, is 59,323 (h-index: 98).
In 2016, he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Management and in 2020, was elected Dean of the Fellows of the Academy of Management. Don has received over $3.7 million in grants or fellowships from the Sloan Foundation, NSF, Kauffman Foundation, NBER, American Statistical Association, W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, and the U.S. Department of Labor. He currently serves as Co-Chair (with Ruth Okediji of Harvard University) of a National Academies Committee on “Advancing Commercialization from the Federal Laboratories.” He previously chaired a National Academies Committee on “Best Practice in National Innovation Programs for Flexible Electronics” and was a member of National Academies committee evaluating the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.