Avinash V. Mainkar is an adjunct faculty member in the School of Management at George Mason University. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Management at James Madison University from 2000-06.
Mainkar received his PhD in strategic management from the University of Connecticut, an MBA from Tulane University, and B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
His co-authored research has been published or is forthcoming in Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Journal of Management Education. Before starting his PhD, he worked in the industry in India from 1987-93.