Assistant Professor of Strategic Management
Brock School of Business
Department of Entrepreneurship Management and Marketing
Matthew J. Mazzei, Ph. D., is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management in the Brock School of Business. Matt has taught a variety of management and entrepreneurship courses as a course instructor at Auburn University, and currently teaches the undergraduate and graduate Strategy courses at Samford. His research primarily focuses on corporate entrepreneurship, with secondary interests in strategic leadership, new venture characteristics and longitudinal research methods.
Dr. Mazzei has presented his work at the annual meetings of regional, national and international organizations, including the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, Southern Management Association, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference and United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Prior to a career in academia, Matt worked in the financial services industry, with management and leadership experience in finance, accounting, and information systems. In his most recent role, he served as the Director of Information Technology for the real estate asset management subsidiary of an international financial services firm. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Degrees and Certifications
- B.S., University of Florida, Finance, M.B.A., University of South Florida, Management/MIS, M.S., University of South Florida, Management Information Systems, Ph.D., Auburn University, Management
- Academy of Management
- Strategic Management Society
- Southern Management Association
Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
- United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship