Lubar Faculty and Staff
Edward Levitas
Edward LevitasLubar Hall S375
Phone: (414) 229-6825
Curriculum Vitae

Edward Levitas
Associate Professor, Organizations and Strategic Management

Ph.D., Management, Texas A&M University
M.B.A., Finance, Case Western Reserve University
A.B., Biology, Kenyon College

Areas of Expertise
Dr. Levitas specializes in strategic management. His research activity focuses on technology and new product development, particularly among biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms. He has examined how strategic alliances, financial asset availability, technology transfers, and managerial incentives affect firm innovation and survival.

Professional Activities

Dr. Levitas is a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as the Academy of Management Journal, Competitive Intelligence Review, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Management, Journal of Strategy and Management, Journal of World Business, Organization Science, Small Business Economics, the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and the Strategic Management Journal. He was formerly an associate editor of Journal of Management, and serves on the editorial boards of the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Management, and the Journal of Management Studies. A recipient of a UWM Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business Advisory Council Summer Research Fellowship that is awarded in recognition of research excellence, Dr. Levitas has also worked as a laboratory scientist, a securities research analyst, and a financial officer of a small Cincinnati firm.