Christian Hampel

Christian is a doctoral candidate in Management on the Innovation, Strategy & Organisation pathway. His research explores how organizations manage reputations with a particular focus on fighting stigmatisation, reviving legitimacy, and altering institutions.

Christian joined the PhD programme in 2012 after having undertaken a bachelor degree at Warwick, a research master degree at Cambridge and work experience in consulting. At Cambridge Judge Business School he initiated the "Methods Forum", a platform for the School's faculty and students to discuss the use of research methods. Christian's PhD research is funded by a scholarship from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Christian was a visiting pre-doctoral fellow at the Management & Organizations Department of the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University) from September to December 2015.

Christian's teaching experience includes roles as seminar lecturer and teaching assistant in a variety of courses (research masters, MBA, EMBA), covering the domains of organisational behaviour, organisation theory, social entrepreneurship and strategy.


  • –present
    PhD candidate, University of Cambridge