Miles A. Zachary is a doctoral candidate in the Area of Management in the Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University. His research interests include firm-level entrepreneurial and strategic orientations, issues of firm identity, image, and signaling, and their interactions and development through time. His research has been featured in a number of academic outlets including Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Family Business Review, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Business Horizons,the Journal of the Academy of Business and Economics, and the Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies. His research has been presented at numerous conferences including the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, INFORMS Annual Conference as well as several special issue conferences for publications at Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and Family Business Review. As a result, he received the Rawls S. College of Business Doctoral Student Research Award (2012) and has been nominated for the university-wide Horn Graduate Research Award twice (2011; 2013).
His enthusiasm for strategic management and entrepreneurship research also translates to his teaching. Miles has taught both strategic management and entrepreneurship courses at Texas Tech. In 2013, he was the recipient of the Helen DeVitt Jones Graduate Teaching Award, a university-wide award given based on high instructor evaluations and student feedback.