Joseph Nixon

Joseph Nixon

PhD Candidate in Organization and Management


Joe Nixon is an Organization and Management PhD Candidate at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. His research interrogates how organizations are related to global issues and societal inequality. Joe’s current work examines antecedents and outcomes of youth entrepreneurship and social enterprise. Along with an array of econometric techniques, Joe employs natural language processing (NLP) methods in his research, including both traditional methods and more advanced, transformer-based ones. He plans to be on the job market fall of 2024.

Joe holds a BA in Mathematics, an MA in Higher Education Administration, and an MBA in Entrepreneurship. He has professional experience working in industry as a marketing consultant, in university student affairs as a manager and advisor, and in K-12 education as a teacher. In his spare time, Joe enjoys playing strategy board games, snowboarding, and teaching his two dogs new tricks.


  • Master's in Entrepreneurship
    DePaul University
  • Master's in Higher Education
    Washington State University
  • Bachelor's in Mathematics and Secondary Education
    Bradley University