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Robyn Klingler-Vidra

Associate Dean, Global Engagement | Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, King's College London

Dr Robyn Klingler-Vidra is Associate Dean, Global Engagement, and Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Sustainability at King’s Business School. She is the author of The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia (Cornell University Press, 2018) and Inclusive Innovation (with Alex Glennie and Courtney Savie Lawrence, Routledge, 2022). Her research focuses on entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainability and has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals, including International Affairs, New Political Economy and Regulation & Governance. She has delivered executive education for the LSE, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Tel Aviv University and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and led international studies for the UN Development Programme. Robyn obtained her BA in Political Science at the University of Michigan and her MSc and PhD in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Political Economy, King's College London


  • 2014 
    London School of Economics & Political Science, PhD