Chris Colvin is an economic historian with research interests in banking crises, cooperative enterprises, innovation and incentives, the economics of crime, and the economics of religion. He is a Lecturer in Business Economics at Queen's University Management School, and a Research Associate at Queen's University Centre for Economic History.
Chris holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol, and an MSc and PhD in Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Chris won the European Business History Association Dissertation Prize in 2012 'for the best business history PhD dissertation submitted to a European university in the previous two years'. He won the Economics Network Best New Lecturer Award in 2013 'in recognition of exemplary teaching practice that encourages understanding of and inspires interest in economics'.