About Stephanie Decker

Stephanie Decker is a professor of strategy at the University of Birmingham Business School. Previously she worked at the University of Bristol, Aston Business School, and the University of Liverpool Management School. She is currently joint editor-in-chief for Business History and serves on the editorial board of Organization StudiesAccounting History, and  Journal of International Business Studies. She is also co-Vice-Chair for Research & Publication at the British Academy of Management.

As a historian working at a management school, most of Decker’s research is concerned with the connection between the social sciences and history, specifically organization studies and history. She is interested in how to theorize from historical research and in developing archival and historical methods for organization studies. Her historical research focuses on the history of organizations, entrepreneurs and the wider political economy in sub-Saharan Africa.