Anisfield Holds Sebastian J. Raciti Memorial Lecture

The Anisfield School of Business will be holding the Sebastian J. Raciti Memorial Lecture on Oct. 21, 2015. The event will be held at the Trustees Pavilion at the School of Business campus. During the event the Raciti Memorial Scholarship will be awarded. Sebastian Raciti was one of the founding facility of the Anisfiled School of Business. During his 31-years at ASB, he served as the Dean of the School, academic vice president, and was also a professor of economics.

The event’s guest speaker will be Peter G. Klein, a professor from the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. He is also a Senior Research Fellow with Baylor’s Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. His talk for the event is titled, “Entrepreneurship in a Market Economy: What Business Students Need to Know.”

Professor Klein’s research focuses on links between entrepreneurship, strategy and organization. His work as been featured in several leading publications including, The Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, The Journal of Management, The Rand Jrounal of Economics and Organization Science. He and his co-author Nicolai Foss received the 2014 Best Book Award from the Foundation for Economics Education. His research is also been funded by the National Science Foundation.

The event will begin at 6:45 with light refreshments. Professor Klein’s lecture will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. The event is free to attend and open to any alumni, current students, faculty and interested members of the general public. Those interested in attending should send an RSVP email to by Oct. 10 to ensure a place for the program. For more information on the Anisfield School of Business, visit




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