Berna Aksu, PhD

A Stull Professor of Entrepreneurship at Saint Mary's, Berna Aksu's research includes a focus on strategy, global management, and entrepreneurship.

Professor Berna AksuA professor of strategy and entrepreneurship, Aksu serves as the senior director of executive education and strategic partnerships and is also the director of the Center for the Regional Economy, which coordinates outreach, community involvement, consulting, and events, especially in the field of entrepreneurship, for the College. 

She can address business issues relating to start-ups, angel and venture capital, competitive strategies, dynamic new markets, and corporate social responsibility. Professor Aksu can be reached via email at and by phone at 206-356-6264.

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