Dr Stephen Dobson
Stephen is a Lecturer in Creativity and Enterprise. He is an editor for the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (IJEI). His scholarship interests are in urban performativity, creative labs, entrepreneurship, and cultural & creative industries. Prior to joining the University of Leeds, Stephen worked as a Senior Research Fellow at Coventry University’s International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE) and Sheffield Business School – firstly as a Research Fellow and then as a Senior Lecturer.
He has represented the UK on the management committee of the European Academy of Management (EURAM). His work has an international perspective. He worked as Programme Manager for the Africa Institute for Transformational Entrepreneurship (AITE) (Coventry University) working extensively with partners from Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Kenya. He has delivered two Higher Education Partnership projects with Vietnamese university partners. He sits on numerous editorial boards including, International Journal for Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (IJEBR) and Historic Environment: Policy and Practice. He is external examiner for the University of Ghana, and for the City University of Hong Kong.