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Dr. Mike Haynie serves as the Vice Chancellor of Syracuse University, responsible for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation. In this role, Dr. Haynie leads a broad portfolio of programs, responsibility centers, and innovation initiatives. Specifically, as the Barnes Professorship in Entrepreneurship at SU’s Whitman School of Management, Dr. Haynie leads the University’s robust portfolio of entrepreneurship and innovation programs. In addition, Haynie serves as the Executive Director of Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans & Military Families (IVMF), and also is responsible to expand and enhance the offerings of SU’s University College – the institution’s point of entry for nontraditional and continuing education students. Finally, Dr. Haynie also provides strategic leadership and executive oversight to the Syracuse University’s Office of Veterans and Military Affairs, and to SU’s Office of Government and Community Relations. Mike completed his doctoral degree in Entrepreneurship and Business Strategy at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His academic research is focused on decision-making, competitive strategy, identity, and entrepreneurial thinking, and has been published in many of the world’s leading entrepreneurship and business journals. Dr. Haynie currently serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Business Venturing, the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, the Journal of Management Studies, and the Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health. Before beginning his academic career, Haynie served for 14 years (1992-2006) as an officer in the United States Air Force.