Bryan Gallagher

  • Adjunct Professor
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    Bryan is an Adjunct Professor and teaches courses including entrepreneurship and sustainable operations in the Executive MBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership, Part-Time MBA and Undergraduate programs. Bryan also sits as a Member of the Advisory Committee for the SFU RBC First Peoples Enterprise Accelerator Program.

    Bryan earned a Doctor of Philosophy of Management Degree from the Beedie School of Business. His research explored the connections between Indigenous identity and urban entrepreneurship in Canada and Australia.

    Outside of SFU, Bryan is the Business Development Manager for Inlailawatash Limited Partnership—a natural resources company based in North Vancouver owned by the Tsleil-Waututh Nation.

    Research Interests

    Entrepreneurship; Aboriginal entrepreneurship; Aboriginal economic development; identity; and sustainable operations.

    Selected Publications

    Articles and Reports

    Gallagher, B. M., & Selman, M. (2015). Warrior entrepreneur. American Indian Quarterly, 39(1), 73-94.

    Gallagher, B. M., & Lawrence, T. B. (2012). Entrepreneurship and indigenous identity: A study of social identities and identity work in British Columbian indigenous entrepreneurs. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 17(4), 395-414.

    Books, Book Chapters and Monographs

    Lawrence, T. B., Dover, G. J., & Gallagher, B. M. (2014). Managing social innovation. In Dodgson, M., Gann, D. M., & Phillips, N. (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of innovation management (pp. 316-334). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

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