Thaddeus McEwen

Professor/Interim Director

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Merrick Hall 142
B.S.Business Studies / University of Technology
Ph.D.Business Education / Southern Illinois University
M.S.Vocational Education Studies / Southern Illinois University


Dr. Thaddeus McEwen is Professor in the Department of Management, Coordinator of the Entrepreneurship Program and Founding Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He received his MS and PhD from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and BS degree from University of Technology, Jamaica. He led the establishment of the Entrepreneurship Programs, published numerous journal articles, received the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award in 2003, and Best Paper Award at the 2013 ASBE Conference. He is a member of Launch Greensboro Advisory Board, and served as Lead Organizer for the spring 2017 Triad Startup Weekend.

Research Interests

Ecopreneurship and Sustainability Entrepreneurship, STEM Entrepreneurship, and Entrepreneurship Education.

Recent Publications

  • Thaddeus McEwen, Thaddeus McEwen (2016). (Entrepreneurial Opportunities for small and medium sized enterprises in the environmental goods and services industry). (10) 6, pp. 218-251 ). International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences .
  • Thaddeus McEwen, Thaddeus McEwen (2013). (Ecopreneurship as a soloution to environmental problems: Implications for college level entrepreneurship education). (No) (5) 3, pp. 264-288 ). International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences.
  • Thaddeus McEwen, Thaddeus McEwen (2013). (An Examination of the Barriers that Impact the Implementation of Environmental Sustainability Practices in Small Businesses). In Dr. William T. Jackson, (No) (1) 25, pp. 117-139 ). Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship.
  • Thaddeus McEwen, Thaddeus McEwen (2013). (Ecoprofit: An Environmental Management Approach for Promoting Sustainable Development within Companies and Communities). (No) (3) 2013, pp. 43-62 ). Leadership and Organizational Management.
  • Thaddeus McEwen, Thaddeus McEwen (2012). (Integrating STEM competencies in entrepreneurship education). (No) (4) 66, pp. 32-37 ). Business Educatioin Forum.
  • Thaddeus McEwen, Thaddeus McEwen (2010). (Integrating entrepreneurial learning in general education ). (No) (4) pp. 63-79 ). Business Journal for Entreprenurs.