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Jason M. Pattit

Associate Professor

  • Education
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester
    M.B.A., Innovation Management, Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management
    M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester
    Ph.D., Business Administration, Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management
  • Research Interests
  • The “growth imperative” and the history of business schools

Jason M. Pattit, PhD, is an associate professor in the management department and has been with the Opus College of Business faculty since 2010.

Pattit teaches courses in competitive and collaborative strategy in the Part-time Flex and Health Care MBA programs. His current interests include the “growth imperative” and the history of business schools. Pattit’s published work can be found in Research Policy, the International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, and EIX.


  • Pattit, J. M., & Pattit, K. (2018). You have our permission not to grow. Entrepreneurship and Innovation Exchange (EIX),
  • Alessandri, T. M., & Pattit, J. M. (2014). Drivers of R & D investment: The interaction of behavioral theory and managerial incentives. Journal of Business Research, (67)(2), pp. 151-158
  • Pattit, J. M., Raj, S. P., & Wilemon, D. L. (2014). The R & D outsourcing decision: Environmental factors and strategic considerations. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, (11)(2), p.22
  • Pattit, J. M., Raj, S. P., & Wilemon, D. L. (2011). An institutional theory investigation of U.S. R & D partnership trends since the mid-19th century. Research Policy, (41), pp. 306-318
  • Pattit, J. M., & Wilemon, D. L. (2005). Creating high-performing software development teams. R & D Management, (34)(4), pp. 375-393

  • Academy of Management, 2009

  • Academy of Management
  • Business & Society, Reviewer
  • International Humanistic Management Association
  • International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Reviewer
  • International Journal of Technology Management, Reviewer
  • International Journal of of Production Economics, Reviewer
  • Journal of Business Research, Reviewer
  • Journal of Management, Reviewer
  • Research Policy, Reviewer
  • Strategic Management Journal, Reviewer
  • Strategic Management Society, Reviewer
  • Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship Conference, Reviewer
  • World Open Innovation Conference, Reviewer

  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2010 - present)
  • Teaching Assistant, Adjunct Professor & Instructor, Syracuse University, Syracuse (2003 - 2010)
  • Microtechnology Development Leader & Analytical Lab Supervisor, BMC Industries, Inc., Cortland (2000 - 2001)
  • Research Engineer, BMC Industries, Inc., Cortland (1997 - 2000)