David Jiang

David, Jiang, Ph.D.Education

  • Ph.D. (Business Administration, Major: Organizations and Strategy, Emphasis: Entrepreneurship), University of Tennessee, 2016
  • MBA, (General Management) Appalachian State University, 2011
  • BS, (Management, Concentration: Entrepreneurship) Appalachian State University, 2009



David Jiang is an assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Georgia Southern University. He holds degrees from the University of Tennessee (Ph.D.) and Appalachian State University (MBA and BSBA). Before entering academia, he worked as a freelance artist and in several capacities for his family’s business. David’s research and teaching interests draw from his work experience, applying psychological and sociological approaches to understand unique entrepreneurship and family business phenomena. His research has been presented at several prestigious conferences and published in various outlets. Additionally, he has won awards and been recognized for both his research and teaching. In his free time, David enjoys spending time with his wife, Meredith. David also enjoys not taking himself too seriously, watching Bob’s Burgers, and occasionally following his childhood dreams (such as becoming the next Power Ranger, Bob Ross, or Pokémon Master).

Office Location

College of Business room 2247
Phone:  912-478-8012 


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 2/7/2018

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