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Brandon Mueller

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Management and Entrepreneurship

Office: 3335 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-7261

Academic History

  • PhD, Entrepreneurship, Indiana University, 2012
  • MBA, Entrepreneurship, University of Iowa, 2005
  • BA, MIS & Accounting, Luther College, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Mueller, Brandon A., Wolfe, Marcus T., and Syed, Imran. (2017) "Passion and grit: An exploration of the pathways leading to venture success.", Journal of Business Venturing, 32 (3):260-279.
  • Baron, Robert A., Mueller, Brandon A., and Wolfe, Marcus T. (2016) "Self-efficacy and entrepreneurs' adoption of unattainable goals: The restraining effects of self-control.", Journal of Business Venturing, 31 (1):55-71.
  • Mueller, Brandon A., and Shepherd, Dean A. (2016) "Making the most of failure experiences: Exploring the relationship between business failure and the identification of business opportunities.", Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 40 (3):457-487.
  • Mueller, Brandon A., Titus, Varkey K., and Covin, Jeffrey G. (2012) "Pioneering orientation and firm growth: Knowing when and to what degree pioneering makes sense.", Journal of Management, 38 (5):1517-1549.