Francine Schlosser

Professor and Director
Research and Interdisciplinary Learning, Entrepreneurship, Practice, and Innovation Centre (EPICentre) University of Windsor

In her roles as Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Odette School of Business and Director, Research and Interdisciplinary Learning at the University of Windsor’s Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre (EPICentre), Dr. Schlosser has worked with other faculties to develop an entrepreneurial culture on campus. Her research and collaborations with University of Windsor’s Law and Engineering faculties and the Office of Research and Innovation has attracted more than $2.9 million in funding in the past 8 years. She is involved in creating multi and inter-disciplinary courses across campus related to entrepreneurship. Dr. Schlosser has been honoured with multiple research and teaching awards and has supervised over 50 graduate and undergraduate research assistants. Her current research focuses on career transition and entrepreneurial readiness. She was awarded University of Windsor’s Golden Jubilee Professorship in Business in 2013. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce. She was previously Board Secretary, Canadian Council of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and is on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.