Michael Brizek, PhD

Professor, School of Business and Technology Management


Areas of Expertise:

  • Research design
  • Strategic management
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Marketing management


  • Ph.D., Virginia Tech, Pamplin College of Business
  • M.H.R.T.A., University of South Carolina
  • B.S., University of South Carolina


An empirical investigation of corporate entrepreneurship intensity within the casual dining restaurant segment

Selected Publications:

  • “Explaining Corporate Entrepreneurship: A Contemporary Literature Investigation,” Journal of Management and Marketing Research, (2013)
  • “Coffee Wars- The Big Three: Starbucks, McDonald’s, and Dunkin’ Donuts,” Journal of Case Research in Business and Economics (2013)
  • “Food Cloning an Ethical Consideration for Business Organizations,” Journal of Academic and Business Ethics, 2010
  • “Jet Blue Airlines – Trouble in the Sky,” Journal of Aviation Management and Education, 2010

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship, South Carolina State University
  • Associate Professor of Management, Sorrell College of Business, (ACBSP Accredited), Troy State University
  • Associate Professor / Associate Chair and Director of the International Institute for Foodservice Research and Education, Department of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management
  • Dean, Academics, Strayer University

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