Elena Kulchina

Assistant Professor

Academic Area: Strategy
Phone Number: +1.919.660.1093

Mailing Information

Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708


Elena Kulchina is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Duke University, Fuqua School of Business. Her research interests are at the intersection of strategic management, entrepreneurship, and international business. Her main areas of research are foreign entrepreneurship, management of entrepreneurial and multinational ventures, and location choice. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Management Science and the Strategic Management Journal. Elena Kulchina has received several awards for her research, including the Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research, the Temple/AIB Best Paper Award, and the NFIB Best Doctoral Dissertation Award in Entrepreneurship from the Academy of Management, and has become a finalist for the Buckley and Casson Dissertation Award at the Academy of International Business. Elena Kulchina serves on the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal. She earned her PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Toronto. She teaches core Strategy courses in WEMBA and MMS programs at Fuqua as well as Strategy seminar in the Ph.D. program. .