Robinson, David T.
(919) 660-8023
W403 Academic Center, Fuqua School of Business
Durham, NC 27708
Box 90120, 100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708-0120

David T. Robinson

James and Gail Vander Weide Distinguished Professor
J. Rex Fuqua Professor of International Management in the Fuqua School of Business
J. Rex Fuqua Professor of International Management in the Fuqua School of Business
Professor of Business Administration
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
David T. Robinson is the James and Gail Vander Weide Distinguished Professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and is the Research Director of Duke's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, with affiliations in the Corporate Finance and Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program Areas. At the NBER he is the co-director of the Entrepreneurship Working Group and the Academic Director of the Entrepreneurship Research Boot Camp, a Kauffman Foundation sponsored education project that brings PhD students from across the country to the NBER every summer to learn the latest research from the world's top scholars in entrepreneurship and innovation.  He is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of private equity, venture capital and entrepreneurial finance. His work has appeared in leading academic journals in finance and economics and has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Newsweek, and The Economist.

Professor Robinson earned a PhD and an MBA at the University of Chicago, a Master of Science at the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds an Honorary Doctorate from the Stockholm School of Economics.  Prior to joining Duke University he was an Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia University.

Education

  • M.B.A., The University of Chicago (2001)
  • Ph.D., The University of Chicago (2001)
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago (2001)
  • M.B.A., University of Chicago (2001)
  • M.S., London School of Economics (United Kingdom) (1993)
  • M.S., London School of Economics (UK) (1993)
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1992)
  • B.A., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (1992)

Mailing Address

Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708

919-613-1305 

Sep
29
Location: Page Auditorium, 402 Chapel Drive
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sep
30
Location: Field Auditorium, Grainger Hall, Circuit Drive
Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Sep
30
Location: Duke Ahmadieh Family Auditorium (Gross Hall) + Livestream
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm