Andrew Burkemper, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship; Assistant Professor of Business

  • Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • M.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.B.A., Drury University

Dr. Burkemper’s Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation allows him to share a wealth of knowledge and experience with our Coker students inside and outside of the classroom. He is a strong believer in active learning pedagogy that immerses students in hands-on learning and real world applications.

Currently Serving as

Assistant Professor of Business


Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Small Business Economics


Academy of Management
Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
Champion Influence Conference on Leadership, Team Engagement, and Inclusion
Sullivan Foundation Summit for Faculty and Staff
United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Special Projects or Service

Enactus USA Faculty Advisory Committee
Leadership Florence Cohort – Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Development Advisory Committee
Consulting experience with the Darlington County Library System, Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce, and The School Foundation



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