Students Staff

9 March 2018

And Marta makes two

Filed under: Latest news — Heather Leathley @ 12:05 pm

New Essex Business School lecturer Marta Fernandez De Arroyabe y Arranz was already familiar with the Southend Campus as her father is also an academic here.

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Dr Juan Fernandez De Arroyabe Fernandez is a senior lecturer in Management Science and Entrepreneurship and the two have already worked together on several pieces of research, including looking at the effect of curricular and extracurricular activities on university students’ intention and competences.

Marta has recently completed her doctorate in Management  split between CREA University of Luxembourg and UNU-Merit Maastricht University. She also has a BA in Maths and a BSc in Business Administration from Saint Louis University, Missouri.

Marta said: “I am now focussing on teaching, working with the undergraduates on business creation and growth and looking at the theories and practice of entrepreneurship with postgraduate students.

“My main topics for research are entrepreneurship, innovation, particularly looking at SMEs,  and mergers and acquisitions.”

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