Noah Isserman

Noah Isserman

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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6 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-8395

nisserma@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Geography, University of Cambridge, 2018
  • M.Phil., Economic, Geographical Research, Cambridge University, 2009
  • B.A., Honors, Cognitive Neuroscience, Amherst College, 2007

Positions Held

  • Faculty Director, Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2014-2018
  • Faculty Director, iVenture Accelerator, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014-2018
  • Director, Social Innovation at Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014 to present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014 to present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014 to present
  • Advisory Board Member, ChaseFuture, 2013-2015
  • Adjunct Lecturer, School of Social Work, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2012
  • Module Lecturer, Masters Program in Social Enterprise and Community Development, University of Cambridge, Judge School of Business, 2010
  • Supervisor, Module Lecturer, University of Cambridge, Department of Geography, 2008-2013
  • CEO, Co-Owner, WholeData, Inc., 2007-2012
  • Consultant, Common Ground Consulting, 2007 to present
  • Principal, Isserman Consulting, 2006-2015
  • Intern: Strategic Financial Analysis, Products & Services Consulting Group, UBS Financial Services, Inc., 2006
  • Chairman, CEO, Majority Owner, MAStorage, 2004-2008

Recent Publications

  • Minefee, I., Neuman, E., Isserman, N., & Leblebici, H. (2015). Corporate Foundations and their Governance: Unexplored Territory in the Corporate Responsibility Agenda. Annals in Social Responsibility, 1 (1), 57-75.

Other Publications

Article

  • Isserman, N. (2013). Shaping the Future through Narrative : the Third Sector, Arts and Culture International Regional Science Review, 36 (1), 115-136.

Presentation

  • Isserman, N. (2014). 1000 Years of Social Purpose Collaboration: What’s new, what isn’t, and why it matters so much. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA.
  • Isserman, N. (2014). Boon or boondoggle: foundation-coordinated professional support services for nonprofits and their value. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA.
  • Isserman, N. (2014). When the State Gives: one nation, three sectors, and the emergence of state-supported venture philanthropy. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA.
  • Isserman, N. (2014). Social work 2060: The role of social work in educating change agents of the future. Network for Social Work Management.
  • Isserman, N. (2013). Government-financed venture philanthropy in pursuit of national social-impact goals: examining a novel model in Scotland. Global Conference on Social Impact.
  • Isserman, N. (2013). Presentation. Global Conference on Social Impact.
  • Isserman, N. (2013). Presentation. Global Scholars Symposium.
  • Isserman, N. (2012). Financing Civil Society: Interrogating Narratives of Capacity-Building, Engagement, and Managerialism. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting.
  • Isserman, N. (2011). Shaping the Future through Narrative with Evidence. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Annual Meeting.
  • Isserman, N. (2011). Shaping the Future through Narrative with Evidence. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting.
  • Isserman, N. (2011). Shaping the Future through Narrative with Evidence. -No ConfeUniversity of Illinois Isserman Symposium.
  • Isserman, N. (2010). Does High-Engagement Philanthropy Require Proximity? Empirical Findings from the UK and a Research Agenda. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting.
  • Isserman, N. (2009). Presentation. Gates Cambridge Symposium, Gates Cambridge Trust.
  • Isserman, N. (2008). Economics, Emotion, and Electroencephalography: ERP correlates of decision-making in the Ultimatum Game Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting.

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's Impact Award, Gies College of Business, 2017-2018
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois, 2014,2016-2017

Current Courses

  • iVenture Sem: Topics in Entrep (BADM 395) Research and readings course for students majoring in business administration. May be taken by students in the college honors program in partial fulfillment of the honors requirements. May be repeated if topics vary. Not applicable to graduate or professional hours.
  • iVentureSem:Topics in Entre II (BADM 395) Research and readings course for students majoring in business administration. May be taken by students in the college honors program in partial fulfillment of the honors requirements. May be repeated if topics vary. Not applicable to graduate or professional hours.

Contact

6 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-8395

nisserma@illinois.edu