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Daniel Stewart, Spokane Tribe


“The renewal of indigenous economies is the ultimate path towards true tribal sovereignty and self-determination.”

Daniel Stewart, Spokane Tribe
Professor of Entrepreneurship and director, Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program at Gonzaga University

Dan Stewart is a professor of Entrepreneurship. He received his PhD (organizational behavior) and MA (sociology) from Stanford University. His research appears in leading social science journals such as American Sociological Review, Organization Science, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, and American Indian Culture and Research Journal. He has coedited two of the leading volumes in Native American business and economics, Creating Private Sector Economies in Native America (Cambridge University Press) and American Indian Business (University of Washington Press).

In addition to conducting his academic work, Dan owns a small business and has served on the boards of various commercial and nonprofit organizations. In his spare time, he enjoys playing old-time fiddle music and spending time with his friends and family.