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David M. Wyman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Director, Center for Entrepreneurship

Address: Beatty Center, Room 411
Office Hours: M-W: 9:30 am-12:00 noon
Phone: 843.953.5181, (cell) 858.229.9028
Curriculum Vitae: Download

Dr. David M. Wyman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing (formerly Management and Entrepreneurship) and the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Charleston’s School of Business.  As it relates to the Center, Dr. Wyman will assume the role of faculty advisor to the "Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team.  Last year he introduced a new award competition, titled "Wild Pitch" for the students in Entrepreneurship which has proven to be extremely successful. 

Prior to joining academia, Dave was an entrepreneur and invented over 50 toys and games.  His most successful product sold over 3 million copies.  He has also taught at Colorado State, University of San Diego and was the Associate Director of the Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Clemson University.  His research interests center on entrepreneurship and real estate.  Dr. Wyman earned his Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.


University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Ph.D., Property, 2011

Colorado State University
Project Promise, Teaching Licensure Program, 2000

Cranfield University, England
MBA, Business Administration, 1984

Queens’ College, Cambridge University, England
BA Honors, Economics, 1979

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Real Estate

Courses Taught

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership and Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership and Ethics
  • Executive Leadership
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Marketing Research
  • Freshman Business

Honors and Awards

"American Real Estate Society Practitioner Research Award" - Spring 2016
David Wyman and Chris Mothorpe, "A Damaged View: The Impact of Power Lines on Residential Property Values". 


Frid, C. J., Wyman, D. M., & Coffey, B. (2016). Effects of Wealth Inequality on Entrepreneurship. Small Business Economics, 47(4), 895-920.

Frid, C. J., Wyman, D. M., Gartner, W. B., & Hechavarria, D. M. (2016). Low-wealth Entrepreneurs and Access to External Financing.  International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 22(4), 531-555.

Wyman, D. M., & Worzala, E. M. (2016). Dockin’ USA: A Spatial Hedonic Valuation of Waterfront Property. Journal of Housing Research, 25(1), 65-80.

Frid, C. J., Wyman, D. M., & Gartner, W. B. (2015). The Influence of Financial 'Skin in the Game' On New Venture Creation.  Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, 21 (2), 1-14.

David Wyman, Norman Hutchison and Piyush Tiwari (2014). "Testing the Waters: A Spatial Econometric Pricing Model of Different Waterfront Views", Journal of Real Estate Research, 36(3), 363-382.

Lori Dickes, David Wyman, and Steven Springs (Winter 2013).  "The Power of Energy: A Spatial Hedonic Model of the Oconee Nuclear Power Station", The Appraisal Journal. 81(1), 34-44.

David Wyman, Maury Seldin and Elaine Worzala (2013).  "Hidden Complexity in the Housing Markets: A Case for Alternative Models and Techniques", International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis. 6 (4), 383-404. 

David Wyman and Elaine Worzala, "A review of HVOTLs studies in North America", (2013).  Chapter 6, 101-114, Towers, Turbines & Transmission Lines: Impact on Property Value. Edited by Sandy Bond, Peter Dent and Sally Sims.  Wiley Publishers.

David Wyman, Peter Dent and Sally Sims, "Methods", (2013).  Chapter 2, 11-24, Towers, Turbines & Transmission Lines: Impact on Property Value. Edited by Sandy Bond, Peter Dent and Sally Sims.  Wiley Publishers.

Jon Wiley and David Wyman (2012).  "Key Factors Affecting the Valuation of Senior Apartments", Journal of Real Estate Research. 34(2): 183-209.

For a comprehensive list of Dr. Wyman's research, please see his CV.