Entrepreneurship; science and engineering workforce; science policy; technology strategy; intellectual property
Current Research Interest
Founding teams of university startups; career choices of science and engineering doctorates; immigration policy and the science and engineering workforce
Academy of Management Best Conference Paper
Kauffman Foundation Junior Faculty Fellowship for Entrepreneurship Research
Roach, Michael, and John Skrentny. “Why Foreign STEM PhDs are Unlikely to Work for US Technology Startups.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (2019).
Roach, Michael. “Encouraging Entrepreneurship in University Labs: Research Activities, Research Outputs, and Early Doctorate Careers.” PLOS One 12, no. 2 (2017): e0170444.