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Associate Professor of business strategy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Dr. Valérie Duplat is Associate Professor of Strategy at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (SBE). Before joining the Vrije Universiteit, Valérie was a faculty member at the EDHEC Business School, France. She obtained her Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. During her Ph.D., Valérie visited the University of Maastricht for nine months and the University of Michigan for one year and a half. In June 2013, she obtained the Junior Faculty Award granted by the FNEGE (French Foundation for Management Education). Thanks to this Award, Valérie visited the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, for six months in 2014. In 2016 and 2022, she visited the Univesrity of Colorado (Leeds School of Business).

Since September 2021, Valérie is coordinator of the Minor in Business Administration entitled "New Ways of Doing Business" at the VU Amsterdam. She has also acted as bachelor and master thesis coordinator in strategy and organization since 2016.

In December 2023, she was appointed Associate Editor for Business Strategy & Organizational Theory for the European Management Journal (


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    Associate Professor of business strategy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam