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Curtis R. Sproul

Assistant Professor of Management


  • Ph.D. (Management): West Virginia University, 2017
  • MS (Political Science): West Virginia University, 2012
  • MBA (Applied Business): Waynesburg College, 2003

Areas of Specialization

  • Alliances and Inter-Organizational Relationships
  • Human Capital
  • Business Plans and Business Planning


Curtis Sproul, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of management in the Department of Management. He joined the faculty at Georgia Southern in 2017 and has taught undergraduate courses in strategic management, entrepreneurship, and international business. Before returning to school for his Ph.D., founded and operated his own real estate investment company, which survived the 2008 financial crisis and continues to grow today. He has presented research at several conferences and won the Journal of Small Business Management Best Paper in Public Policy at the 2015 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference. His research has also been published in multiple outlets, including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. In his free time Curtis enjoys spending time with his wife Emily and their young son, Benjamin. He also enjoys Pittsburgh Pirates baseball and helping students start their own companies.

Office Location

Parker College of Business room 2245
Phone: 912-478-5310


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 4/26/2021