Julie Ann Elston

Professor of Business

Office: 541-322-3165

Tykeson Hall

Tykeson Hall 339

1500 SW Chandler Avenue

1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, Oregon 97702
Ph.D., University of Washington
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Julie Ann Elston is a professor of business at Oregon State University. She has published numerous scholarly articles, papers and a book in the fields of corporate finance, international business, and entrepreneurship. In 2008 she was selected as a Fulbright Scholar to study the impact of science on policy formation in the European Union, and in 2012 was named the Fulbright Hall Distinguished Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien.

As a regular contributor to the field of entrepreneurship, Dr. Elston serves as an associate editor of Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal and The Journal of Global Entrepreneurship. She has served as a consultant to a number of international governmental agencies, organizations and firms including: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Deutsche Bundesbank (German Central Bank), and the U.S. National Academies of Science, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy.

Dr. Elston graduated from the University of Washington's Department of Economics and has since held academic positions at: the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin in Germany, the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, the California Institute of Technology, and the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates. She was selected as a policy fellow in the Robert Bosch Foundation Scholars Program in Comparative Public Policy at The American University; and served as a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Economics in Jena.

Dr. Elston's ResearchGate profile


Please visit Dr. Elston's Google Scholar page for list of publications.

Grants and Consulting

Oregon State Department of Health and Human Services, “Prevention of Underage Drinking: Special Events Sector Training” Research Grant, Researcher, (PI) 2014-2015.
Oregon Wine Research Institute, “Internationalization of the Market for Wine in China” Research Grant (PI) 2012-2013.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, “Financing Entrepreneurship” Research Grant (PI) 2007-2009.
Economic Consultant, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Summer, 1996.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Seattle Washington, 1991.
Radio Free Europe, Statistical Consultant, Summer 1989.

OSU Office of Research, “Corporate Governance and Financing in the UAE,” OSU, 2016.
OSU Office of Research, “Linking Personality Traits to Culture,” OSU, 2014.
General Research Fund Grant, “Entrepreneurship and Innovation,” OSU, 2013.
Newcomb Associate Award for Research, College of Business, OSU, 2011.
General Research Fund Grant, “Entrepreneurship Dynamics and Firm Growth in China,” OSU, 2011.
L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Fund Grant, OSU 2011.
Collaborative Research Grant, OSU-Cascades 2010-2012.
Scholarship & Creative Activity Award, OSU Cascades, 2010.
Newcomb Associate Award for Research, College of Business, OSU, 2010.
Excellence in Scholarship, College of Business, OSU, 2009.
Newcomb Associate Award for Research, College of Business, OSU, 2008.
Newcomb Associate Award for Research, College of Business, OSU, 2007.
Carl L. Galloway Faculty Performance Award for Graduate Research, UCF, 2002.
College of Business Administration, Summer Research Grant, UCF, 1999.