University of Tennessee

Shawn Carson

Department: Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Management and Entrepreneurship

Title: Lecturer

414 Stokely Management Center

Shawn Carson is lecturer for UT’s Department of Management, teaching courses in the undergraduate Entrepreneurship Minor Program.  He brings over 20 years experience working directly with startups and entrepreneurial support programs.

Shawn was awarded an MBA from UT’s Professional MBA program in 2002. Areas of interest are entrepreneurship, strategic planning, equity investment and the study of risk with respect to entrepreneurship.

Shawn Carson brings together a wealth of experience in small business and startups with a passion for teaching to the entrepreneurship minor and collateral programs. He especially enjoys discussing startup opportunities with students at every level and is involved with both Vol Court and the Boyd Venture Challenge. He holds a B.S. in industrial technology from East Carolina University, and an MBA from the University of Tennessee. He is a Ph.D. candidate in education with an emphasis on entrepreneurial studies and risk management at East Tennessee State University.