Dr. Stefania Romano

Profile

Stefania joined the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies as a Lecturer in January 2019 . 

She is a Fellow of Higher Education, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and Co-Track Chair of ISBE CIE.

Stefania will be teaching on the following modules: New Venture Creation, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity in Business, and Managing Innovation in Business.

She previously taught at Edinburgh Napier University from 2017 to 2019, De Montfort University from 2013 to 2017 and Queen Margaret University in 2013. 

Stefania’s areas of expertise are creativity and creative leadership, creative entrepreneurship, digital creativity, action learning, experiential learning, reflexivity and Blue Ocean Innovation.

Responsibilities

  • Education Leader for CEES

Research interests

Creativity and Digital Creativity in Business and Education

Creative Leadership

Action Learning, Experiential Learning and Reflexivity

Entrepreneurial Innovation in Creative Industries 

Blue Ocean Innovation

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA)
  • Member of the British Academy of Management (BAM)
  • Member of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE)
  • Co-Track Chair for the Creative Industries Entrepreneurship track for the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Student education

Romano, S. and Carey, C. (2019) What are the key lessons learnt among the researchers in the creative industries entrepreneurship? ISBE Conference, Newcastle 14 - 15 November 2019

Romano, S. and Carey, C. (2019) An investigation into individual meaning, knowledge production and research identities of creative industries entrepreneurship scholars to map their academic careers in uncertain time, The British Academy Conference, ASTON University, 3-5 September 2019

Romano, S. (2018). Have you got a CENT? The use of a Creative Experience to Novelty through TIME (CENT) Mode to Reflect upon a Creative Journey. The Creative Education Foundation’s 64 Annual Creative Problem Solving Institute (CPSI), University at Buffalo, New York

Romano, S. and Carey, C. (2018), Collaborative Conversation in researching creative industries entrepreneurship; they to impact and publication. The 41th The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Annual Conference, Birmingham UK

Mills, C. and Romano, S. (2018), The Legacy of luxury sporting events for start up and innovation: The case of repeat hosting of the America’s cup in Auckland. The 41th The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Annual Conference, Birmingham UK

Romano, S. and Beckinsale, M. (2017). Understanding Social Media Entrepreneurship to promote innovation within Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) the 40th The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Annual Conference, Belfast, France.

Carey, C., Romano, S. and Penaluna, A. (2017) Insights from the inside; researching creative industries entrepreneurship? the 40th The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Annual Conference, Belfast, UK

Romano, S. (2016), How do we engage and value a creative experience in the entrepreneurial economy?, the 39th The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Annual Conference, Paris, France.