Texas Tech University

Olivia Aronson

PhD student

Email: olivia.aronson@ttu.edu

B.S. Biology 
Texas Tech University 2011

Texas Tech University 2012

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Third Year PhD student in the Area of Management studying how the entrepreneurial process can be utilized to encourage organizational environmental sustainability.

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Olivia Aronson

About Olivia

Olivia Aronson is a third year Ph.D. student in the Area of Management of the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. She holds an M.B.A. focusing on entrepreneurship and a Bachelors of Science in biology. Olivia leverages her unique background in management and the sciences in pursuit of her research focus on sustainable entrepreneurship. She has interned in New York focusing on data collection, environmental education, and ecological economics. She also completed a Tropical Marine Biology program focusing on collecting data for the Department of Environmental Conservation in Western Australia.

In 2013 she presented "The Legitimate Truth of Sustainable Development" at the Western Academy of Management, "Scarcity, resource conservation, and sustainable entrepreneurship: A multi-level perspective" at the Academy of Management, and "Environmental restoration: Moving beyond sustainable development" at Southern Management Association. In 2014 she attended the USASBE doctoral consortium. She is currently collaborating with faculty and colleagues on a rich publishing roadmap. Her long term goals include becoming a professor and a consultant.

Research interests: natural environments, corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, and sustainability