Teaching Staff

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Professor Jeffrey Fear, Professor of International Business History (Economic & Social History)

Research interests:

  • 20th century German business and economic history
  • Competitiveness and internationalization of family/small and midsize businesses
  • History of multinational business and international cartels
  • Comparative corporate governance and organization
  • Immigrant entrepreneurship

Professor Duncan Ross, Professor (Economic & Social History) and Dean of Graduate Studies (Social Sciences College Senior Management)

Research interests:

  • Scottish economic history in the twentieth century
  • Multinationals and the impact of FDI in Scotland since 1945
  • Banking and finance in twentieth century Britain
  • Savings banks in Scotland since 1835

Professor Neil Rollings, Professor of Economic and Business History (Economic & Social History)

Research interests:

  • British economic policy since 1945
  • Britain and European integration since 1945
  • Business-government relations since 1945
  • Business and European integration
  • Business associations and organised business

Dr Helen Yaffe, Senior Lecturer (Economic & Social History)

Research interests:

  • Cuban development (including developments in medical science/biotechnology, energy and ecology, sustainable development, education, science and technology)
  • Economic history of Cuba
  • Latin American development and Latin American regionalism
  • Socialist political economy

Dr Hannah-Louise Clark, Lecturer in Global Economic and Social History (Economic & Social History)

Research interests:

  • North Africa in its Islamic, European, colonial, and global contexts c1800-present
  • Innovation and knowledge/technology transfer in the Middle East and North Africa
  • Global dynamics of health, social welfare, and bureaucracy

Professor Ray Stokes, Chair of Business History (Economic & Social History)

Research interests

  • 20th century German business and economic history
  • Comparative business history
  • History of technology and innovation in national and international context
  • Impact of state and military on industry and technology
  • Business, the environment, and sustainability

Dr Christopher Miller, Lecturer in Global Economy (Economic & Social History)

  • Business-government relations in the twentieth century
  • Wars, crises and technology in Western Europe and America.
  • Political economy of armaments manufacturing
  • Pollution and the environment

Dr Esther Hormiga

Dr Montserrat Pareja Eastaway, Associate Professor of the Department of Economics

Research interests:

  • Urban economics
  • Urban problems and the impact on social, cultural and economic aspects
  • Innovation, creativity and culture

Professor Paloma Fernández Pérez, Professor of Economic and Business History at the Department of Economic History

  • Economic History and Development (Industry, Business and Sustainability)
  • History of family businesses
  • Spanish economic history
  • Organizational innovation
  • Entrepreneurial networks

Professor Aurelia Mañe Estrada, Associate Professor in Applied Economics

  • Political economy of energy and Algeria
  • Political economics and their relation to international energy systems
  • Economic History and Development (Industry, Business and Sustainability)

Professor Nikolas Glover, Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Economic History, Uppsala Centre for Business History

Research interests:

  • Cultural history of the 20th century Swedish export economy
  • Political and social impacts of an open economy and small-state democratic corporatism on the collective identities of different societal groups

Professor Ylva Hasselberg, Professor at Department of Economic History

Research interests:

  • Decision-making in science, business and politics in relation to personal networks
  • The relationship between economic rationality and personal networks
  • Economic anthropology in a historic setting

Dr Olle Jansson, Researcher at Department of Economic History

Research interests:

  • Immigrants in the labor market and the Swedish labor market
  • Labor market policy during the post-war period

Professor Lars Magnusson, Professor at Department of Economic History

Research interests:

  • History of economic thought in Sweden and Europe, mainly 18th and 19th century
  • Regulation and Political Economy in a historical perspective
  • Swedish Model of labour market relations in a comparative perspective (1930-2005)

Dr Åsa Malmström Rognes, Researcher at Department of Economic History

Research interests:

  • Financial history, business history and East Asian economies

Dr Jakob Molinder, Researcher at Department of Economic History

Research interests:

  • The economic history of labor markets and geography of economic development
  • Historical urban economic and social geography, wages, and income inequality

Dr Mikael Wendschlag, Researcher at Department of Economic History

Research interests:

  • Financial history, especially on supervision and regulation, financial and banking crises, central banking and economic crime

Dr Pär Wikman, Researcher at Department of Economic History, Science and Technology Studies Center

Research interests:

  • History of the social sciences, scientific expertise and policymaking, post-war expert culture and knowledge production in economic and regional planning
  • Environmental history investigating circular economy and sustainable consumption

Dr (Maarten) M.F. van Dijck, Associate professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication at the Department of History

Research interests:

  • Theories and methodologies used in historical and social research
  • Urban history from long-term perspective
  • Evolution of democracy, civil societies and public spheres in the Low Countries
  • The unequal distribution of social resources in the Low Countries

Professor Dr Ben Wubs, Full professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication at the Department of History

Research interests:

  • Multinationals, business systems, transnational economic regions, Dutch-German economic relations, and the transnational fashion industry

Professor Dr Hein A.M. Klemann, Professor of Social and Economic History at the Faculty of History and Arts

Research interests:

  • German-Dutch economic relations
  • Position of the Port of Rotterdam, the relation between the port and the German hinterland especially the Ruhr area and Rhine navigation

Dr (Jeroen) JJ Euwe, Assistant professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of History

Research interests:

  • Development of the (international) art market and its links to economic developments, cultural policy, and the canonisation of avant-garde art
  • Development of the transnational Rhine Economy
  • Structure analysis using transport flows
  • Financial and business history, and economic policy and international relations

Professor Dr (Paul) PT van de Laar, Full professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of History

Research interests:

  • Comparative port city history and migration history
  • Heritage of diversity

Professor Dr Ralf Futselaar, Endowed Professor at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of History.

Research interests:

  • Social history of war, genocide and medical history
  • Digital text mining and quantitative methods

Professor Dr Hartmut Berghoff, Director of the Institute of Economic and Social History

Research interests:

  • Business history, globalization and the history of immigrant entrepreneurship

Dr Robert Bernsee, Associate Professor at the Institution for Economic and Social History

  • History of creative industries and intellectual property rights, history of corruption and business ethics

Dr Stefan Hördler, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Economic and Social History

Research interests:

  • Steel Industries in West Germany and the United States since the 1970s and Transition Economies

Dr Jan Logemann, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Economic and Social History

Research interests:

  • Comparative History of Capitalism and Consumer History (Credit, Retail, Spaces of Consumption)

Dr Bruno Witzel, Associate Professor at the Institution for Economic and Social History

  • Economic development, international migration, history of  economic thought

Xavier Durán, Associate Professor at the School of Management

Research interests:

  • Innovation, Economic history, Business history

Andrea Lluch, Associate Professor at the School of Management

Research interests:

  • Latin American business history

Bernhardus Johannes Wilhelmus Van Hoof, Associate Professor at the School of Management

Research interests:

  • Incorporation of environmental sustainability in organization networks like sustainable supply chains; material cycle closing; and the spread of environmental culture for large, small, and medium-sized companies in emerging markets
  • Going beyond collaboration in symbiotic industrial systems
  • Sustainable acquisition in emerging markets
  • Underlying theories for sustainable business models
  • Industrial ecology for managerial decision-making

Ximena Rueda, Associate Professor at the School of Management

 

Iván Lobo, Assistant Professor at the School of Management

Professor Takafumi Kurosawa, Professor at the Faculty of Economics

Research interests:

  • Business and Economic History, International Business, Industrial Policy, Industry Studies, Historical Approaches

Professor Steven Edward Ivings, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics

Research interests:

  • Social and Economic History, Economic History of Modern Japan, Colonial Economies, Migration

Professor Akira Tanaka, Professor at the Faculty of Economics

Research interests:

  • Business History, Industry Studies, resource Networks and Inter-Firm Relationships

Professor Junko Watanabe, Professor at the Faculty of Economics

Research interests:

  • Pre- and Postwar Japanese Economic History, Economic History of the Modern World, Industrial Change and Adjustment

Professor Shuji Hisano, Professor at the Faculty of Economics

Research interests:

  • International Political Economy of Agriculture and Food, Global Food Governance, Multinational Agribusiness, Agrarian Issues, Civic Agri-food System

Professor Tao Wang, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics

Research interests:

  • Organization Theory, Economic Sociology, Social Evaluation, Organizational Identity, Institutional Change, Nonmarket Strategy, Historical Organization Studies

Assistant Professor Sachiko Hata, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics

Research interests:

  • Entrepreneurship, Open Innovation, Open innovation management, Alliance strategy of startups, Entrepreneurial learning