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Dr. Michael W-P Fortunato is an internationally published scholar, researcher, author, entrepreneur, community developer.

Michael received a Ph.D. in Rural Sociology and an M.S. in Community Economic Development from Penn State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education in 2011.

He also holds a dual Bachelors degree in Finance/International Business and International Studies. He is a subject area expert in the fields of community and economic development, communitybased entrepreneurship, rural and small urban development strategy, social science research, and community/regional leadership.