E. Philip Saunders College of Business
RIT announced the appointment of dt ogilvie as dean of the E. Philip Saunders College of Business in 2012. She joins RIT from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers Business School at Newark-New Brunswick, where ogilvie serves as a professor of business strategy and urban entrepreneurship. She is the founding director of the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development and founding director of the Scholars Training and Enrichment Program at Rutgers.
Ogilvie earned her Ph.D. in strategic management from the University of Texas at Austin and also holds an executive MBA degree from Southern Methodist University. Her research is in the areas of creativity, design thinking, ingenuity, strategic decision-making, women’s leadership and entrepreneurship and economic development.
Five of her research papers have won awards, and ogilvie also co-edited, with Jeanne Liedtka and Roger Martin, the 2007 best-selling special issue of the Journal of Business Strategy on design and business. She has taught courses in China, Singapore and France, inaugurated the popular annual course Doing Business in China, and has taught Doing Business courses in Southeast Asia, Argentina, Chile and Costa Rica.