Anne Fuller

Position   Associate Professor

Discipline   Management

Final Degree   PhD, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA



Faculty Contact Info

Office   Tahoe Hall 2017

Phone   916‐278‐6482



Anne Fuller has a PhD in strategy & entrepreneurship from Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. Anne earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and prior to entering the PhD program; Anne held a wide variety of engineering, business and operational roles primarily in the electronics industry. Her experience spans all phases of product and business development such as; managing P&Ls including businesses of more than $500M annually; extensive international experience in South Asia Europe and Latin America and she was a founding general manager in mainland China residing there for more than a year.  

Dr. Fuller’s research centers on technology commercialization strategies and has been published in Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Research Policy, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Management Issues, Policy Studies Journal, NBER working papers & book chapters on technology transfer. Dr. Fuller has presented her work at a variety of professional, executive and academic conferences. Anne has been a consultant to numerous large and small businesses, organizations and the U.S. National Science Foundation.  

Anne’s teaching interests are in practical applications of academic underpinnings related to current business issues. Dr. Fuller was honored with the outstanding teaching award for the College of Business in 2012. She leads case based courses such as strategic management, technology management and entrepreneurial venture growth at the undergraduate, graduate and executive levels. Her teaching goal is to engage students in the learning process and apply business principles in analyzing real world complexities. She is currently a member of Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society.

Areas of Interests

Teaching   Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation Management

Research   Technology Commercialization, Academic Entrepreneurship, Dynamic Capabilities and Competitive Advantage 

Consulting   NSF, Healthcare Firms, Technology Firms (large and small)

Faculty Scholarship

Book Chapters

Book, Chapter in Textbook-Revised
Fuller, A. (2014). Digital Author Strategic Management (2nd Edition) (vol. 2nd Edition).

Fuller, A. (2016). Digital Editor for Strategic Management (3rd Edition).

Refereed Journal Articles

Journal Article, Academic Journal
Fuller, A., Rothaermel, F. T. (2012). When Stars Shine: The effects of faculty founders on new technology ventures. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 6, 220-235.

Karagozoglu, N., Fuller, A. (2011). Strategic Aggressiveness: The Effects of Gain-Thrust Schema and Core Stakeholder Salience. Journal of Managerial Issues, 23(3), 301-322.

Thursby, M., Fuller, A., Thursby, J. (2009). An Integrated approach to educating professionals for careers in innovation. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 8(3), 389-405.

Thursby, J., Fuller, A., Thursby, M. (2009). U.S. faculty patenting: Inside and outside the university. Research Policy, 38, 14-25.

Other Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceeding - National
Fuller, A. (2013). Faculty serial inventors: Foundations of a lifetime of innovation (2012th ed., pp. 610-615). West Lafayette, Indiana: Southern Management Association.

Instructional Software
Fuller, A., Rothaermel, F. T. (2012). Digital Author Strategic Management (1st Ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Fuller, A. (2010). Inventors impact on new technology ventures. Washington, D.C.: Industry Studies Association, Annual Conference.

Instructor's Manual
Fuller, A., Rothaermel, F. T. (2012). Ancillary Author for Strategic Management: Concepts. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Fuller, A., Rothaermel, F. T. (2008). Effect of Faculty Founders on New Ventures. Anahiem, CA: Academy of Management, Annual Conference.