Professor of Entrepreneurship, Aston University

Ute Stephan is Professor of Entrepreneurship at Aston University, Birmingham (UK), Director of the Aston Centre for Research into International Entrepreneurship and Business (ACRIEB), and Editor-in-Chief of Applied Psychology: An International Review. Ute holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Marburg (Germany) and was previously at the University of Sheffield (UK), the London School of Economics (UK), KU Leuven (Belgium), and TU Dresden (Germany).

Her research interests are (1) culture and entrepreneurship, (2) social entrepreneurship and (3) entrepreneurial motivation and well-being. Ute published in leading journals such as the Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Management Science, Journal of Business Venturing (JBV), Academy of Management Perspectives among others, and serves on the editorial boards of JIBS, JBV and Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. Her research has been featured in the media including the Financial Times and Bloomberg, has won multiple international awards, and has attracted over 3 Mio GBP of funding from the European Commission, the UK Government, UK Research councils, Charities, German Government Institutions, and the German Research Council. Ute is a member of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor project and an elected board member of the GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness) project.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Entrepreneurship, Aston University