R. Duncan M. Pelly is an assistant professor of management in the College of Business and Economics at California State University Los Angeles. He received his Ph.D. in management with a focus on entrepreneurship from EM Lyon Business School. He served in the United States Army for four and a half years, attaining the rank of Captain, before beginning his doctoral studies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania in International Relations, French, and German. His current interests include entrepreneurial opportunity, adhocracies, autoethnography, entrepreneurial leadership, and philosophical foundations of entrepreneurship.