Sherif Youssef

Project Title: How do Social Enterprises emerge as a civic need within the emerging markets? Egypt as a case study.
Start date: 1st February 2017

Summary of Research Area

I am a doctoral researcher at the Centre of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies at Leeds University Business School and The Bauman Institute at the School of Sociology and Social Policy. I am an Organizational Theorist with a background in marketing and public policy. My doctoral research focuses on Hybrid organisations, such as social enterprises in the emerging markets, which aims to address societal challenges while creating some financial revenues. I have a broader research interest looking at the economics of innovation, patient finance and economic growth.

Teaching Duties

I teach seminars on the following modules: SLSP1150 Politics and Social Transformations; SLSP1170 Understanding and Researching Contemporary Society; SLSP1220 Social Policy: Poor Laws to the Present; SLSP2675 Sociology of Work; LUBS1010 Understanding Social Enterprise

Your thoughts on the University, SSP and the City?

The University of Leeds and SSP specifically is a vibrant academic community, where it supports you to grow intellectually and broaden your horizon in exploring different academic research. The city of Leeds is a cosmopolitan city where you can meet diverse amount of people and enjoy deep cultural and historical heritage.