Dr. Lanivich joined the Department of Management at ODU in
2012. His research interests include the entrepreneurial mindset and cognitions,
entrepreneurs' perceptions of resources, and opportunity recognition and fit.
Dr. Lanivich's work has appeared in such journals as Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, The Journal of Management, The Journal of Applied Psychology, The Journal of Occupational and
Organizational Psychology, and The Journal of Vocational Behavior. Also, Dr.
Lanivich's work has been featured in The Frontiers
Dr. Lanivich teaches the Strategy Classics seminar for PhD
students, Venture Creation and Innovation, Intellectual Property, and
Technology-Based Venturing to MBA students, and Entrepreneurship and Business
Policy to undergraduate students. Prior to ODU, Dr. Lanivich worked at Florida
State University, where he taught Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship,
Organizational Behavior, and Negotiation.
Dr. Lanivich received his PhD in Business Administration
from the College of Business at Florida State University. Also, he holds a
Master's degree in Economics and a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Walsh
College of Business.
Before entering academia, Dr. Lanivich successfully started
and managed three different entrepreneurial ventures. He currently feeds his
entrepreneurial spirit through outreach to the ODU community. Dr. Lanivich is
co-creator of a grant-funded program to provide advisory resources to
economically displaced nascent entrepreneurs in the Hampton Roads area.