• Huddersfield Business School
    University of Huddersfield
    HD1 3DH
    United Kingdom

    United Kingdom

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James Scott Vandeventer joined the Huddersfield Business School in 2020 as a Lecturer in Management. Previously, he worked as a Research Assistant and Associate Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University.

James completed his PhD in 2020 at Manchester Metropolitan University. He previously completed an MSc in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh. He also holds a BA in Economics from Georgetown University.

Research Expertise and Interests

James’ research is broadly aimed at developing geographical understandings of organisational phenomena. His interests are situated at the nexus of processual approaches to organising, human geography, and transformative change. These guide his research into: diverse economies and alternative organisational practices; housing and urban futures; the role of organisations in post-growth and degrowth transitions; and encouraging STS-informed reflexivity across these areas. His work builds upon poststructuralist and new materialist philosophies to motivate interdisciplinary qualitative research approaches.

James has published in leading international journals, including Ecological Economics and Organization.

Outside his academic commitments, James serves on the board for Step Up, the new place-based giving project in East Manchester, and is an active member of the Steady State Manchester collective.

James’ teaching draws on his research expertise to encourage students in developing critical thinking skills and applying them to subjects such as corporate social responsibility, strategy, sustainability, and business ethics.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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