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Mandy Terc

  • Adjunct and Director for Sheikh Faisal Center for Entrepreneurship in the Middle East
  • Department of Management & Entrepreneurship
  • (312) 362-6464
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    7000 DePaul Center
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

PhD Anthropology, University of Michigan (2011)
MA Middle Eastern Studies Harvard University (2004)
BA Princeton University (1999)


Dr. Mandy Terc is Director of the Sheikh Faisal Center for Entrepreneurship in the Middle East at DePaul University. One of the leading experts on the culture of entrepreneurship in the Middle East, Dr. Terc has written extensively about the region's new generation of entrepreneurs. She conducted 18 months of field research on entrepreneurship organizations in Syria and speaks fluent Arabic. Prior to joining DePaul, Dr. Terc taught at Northwestern University for three years in the Middle Eastern Studies and Anthropology departments. Dr. Terc holds a bachelor's degree from Princeton University, a master's degree from Harvard University and a PhD from the University of Michigan.‚Äč