Elizabeth Troy


Entrepreneurship & First-Year Integrated Core


Academic Background

  • Beth Troy earned her BA in English/Journalism and MA in History from Miami University.

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Beth Troy teaches Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Thinking and leads the Advancing Women in Entrepreneurship (AWE) initiatives for the John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship. She is a creative writing professional. As an author and sole proprietor of a publishing company, Kingsbury Publications, she published and marketed her first novel, Lu, in summer 2017, and will publish the sequel, Louisa, in Summer 2020. She brings over 15 years of years of academic teaching excellence from a range of liberal arts disciplines at universities across the United States.



Beth Troy is an Entrepreneurship First-Year Integrated Core Instructor and leads the Advancing Women in Entrepreneurship (AWE) initiative for the John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship. She is an author and communications professional with demonstrated success in advancing strategic marketing and programming efforts in entrepreneurial environments. Beth earned her master's and bachelor's degrees from Miami University in the early 2000s. Prior to her work with the Institute for Entrepreneurship, Beth worked as the Director of Communications for Oxford Bible Fellowship, an editor, and as an adjunct professor of English Composition, Grammar, Technical Writing, History and Women's Studies for a number of universities, including Miami University, Ball State University, and Lakeland Community College. In addition, she was the founder of a monthly magazine for which she built and managed a team of more than a dozen writers, editors, and graphic designers.


  • (AA)-M/W 11:40AM-12:35PM FSB 0020
  • (DB)-T/R 4:25PM-5:20PM FSB 0020
  • (JA)-M/W 8:30AM-9:25AM FSB 0020
  • (JB)-M/W 10:05AM-11:00AM FSB 0020
Elizabeth Troy

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • All Office Hours Conducted Virtually
  • M/W 1:30PM-3:30PM
  • Also By Appointment


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