Charles Murnieks

Assistant Professor
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2751 SW Jefferson Way

2751 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Ph.D. in business administration, University of Colorado, Boulder
M.B.A., Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles
B.S. in civil engineering, United States Air Force Academy

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Charles Murnieks is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at Oregon State University. He has served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force and as an instructor at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  His research interests surround entrepreneurs and their passion, emotions and cognitive processes with respect to opportunity discovery and evaluation.

My Publications

Journal Articles

C. Murnieks, Sudek, R., and Wiltbank, R., The role of personality in angel investing, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 19-31, 2015.


C. Murnieks, Passion and Mindfulness, Willamette University Guest Speaker Series. Salem, Oregon, 2016.

C. Murnieks and Mosakowski, E., Who am I? Looking inside the entrepreneurial identity, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference. Madrid, Spain, 2007.

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