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Professor of Chinese Economic History (Emeritus), University of Nottingham

Stephen L. Morgan is Professor of Economic History (Emeritus) at the Nottingham University Business School. His research has spanned economic and business history of China and international business and strategic management related to Asia. His most recent book is The Chinese Economy (Agenda, 2021). Between 2013 and 2020, he was part of the senior leadership at Nottingham’s China campus at Ningbo near Shanghai, first as Dean of Social Sciences, next Associate Provost for Planning, and lastly as the foundation executive director of the Nottingham China Health Institute. Before joining Nottingham in 2007, he taught at the University of Melbourne, which he joined on completing a PhD at the Australian National University. In an earlier career, he was a journalist, correspondent and editor in Australia, China and Hong Kong. Stephen first visited China as a reporter in January 1981 and subsequently has lived and worked in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan for more than 20 years.


  • 2007–present
    Professor, Nottingham University Business School