Richard S. Brown, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management, Business Administration
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6676
Office Location: Olmsted Building, E355
Mailing Address:
E355 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Dr. Brown joined the faculty at Penn State Harrisburg in August of 2013. From 1997 to 2006, he was an entrepreneur, founding and managing several Philadelphia-based real estate development firms. He holds a B.A. from St. Joseph’s University, an M.B.A from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Temple University. Dr. Brown was the recipient of the 2013-2014 Beta Gamma Sigma Professor of the Year Award at PSU Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration.

Research Interests
Corporate Political Activity (Lobbying, Regulatory Capture)
Franchising (Franchisor-Franchisee Power Dynamics)
Oligopolistic Competition (Cartelization, Anti-Trust, Monopoly Power)