Charlotte Ren is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management at the University of Pennsylvania. She previously taught at Purdue University and the University of Pennsylvania. Charlotte has a PhD in Management, an MA in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, a Bachelor’s degree in International Politics, and a minor degree in Law from Peking University in China.
Charlotte’s research interests focus on competitive strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Her research is published in the field’s leading academic journals such as Management Science, the Journal of Management, and the Strategic Management Journal. Her paper “The Rise and Fall of Entrepreneurial Opportunities inside Organizations: A Process Model for Corporate Entrepreneurship” received the Inaugural IDEA Award from the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management (AOM) in 2008. She also received numerous teaching awards including the 2017 Innovation in Entrepreneurship Pedagogy Award from the AOM’s Entrepreneurship Division and the 2019 Faculty of the Year Award from the Fox School of Business. She is currently serving as a Representative-at-Large for two leading academic communities of management scholars, the Entrepreneurship Division of AOM and the Strategic Management Society’s Competitive Strategy Interest Group.