Deborah Streeter, the Bruce F. Failing, Sr. Professor of Personal Enterprise and Small Business Management in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University where she has been on the faculty since 1986.
Entrepreneurship and small business management are the focus of Dr. Streeter's teaching, research, and outreach activities. As the originator of the eClips project at Cornell, Professor Streeter specializes in teaching business planning, small business management and entrepreneurial leadership (including gender and international dimensions). Her research interests include: models of entrepreneurship education, the role of entrepreneurship and small business in economic development, issues related to gender and business and entrepreneurship in agricultural settings.
Dr. Streeter received the Olympus Innovative Educator Award in 2007, Professor of Merit Award in 2002 and 2003, and was awarded the 2001 USDA National Food and Agricultural Sciences Excellence in College and University Teaching. Dr. Streeter was named a Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow in 2000, the highest teaching honor at Cornell University. She also received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2000 and the Innovative Teaching Award in 1996.
Deborah Streeter earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Wisconsin Madison. She is a member of Cornell's university-wide program in entrepreneurship, The Entrepreneurship@Cornell program.