Professor Glauco De Vita

Glauco De Vita is a Professor of International Business Economics in the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS). A former Senior Analyst for an American multinational, Glauco joins Coventry University in November 2015, from Oxford Brookes where over the years he held several key roles including Research Area Leader for Economics, Strategy and International Business, and Associate Dean Research & Knowledge Exchange. Glauco has over 50 publications based on leading-edge contributions in various areas of economics, and business and management. Some journal high spots include: Economics Letters; Urban Studies; International Journal of Management Reviews; Journal of Business Research; Journal of Small Business Management; Annals of Tourism Research; and Tourism Management. He has published extensively also in management education (e.g., Studies in Higher Education), where he has also earned an international reputation. He has a track record of successful bid writing, including as ESRC grant award holder, and considerable experience of successful supervision of master and doctoral students as well as PhD examining (Bath, Reading, York, etc.). He is a member of various editorial boards, a Fellow of The HE Academy (UK) and of the World Business Institute (Australia), and a Member of the Academic Council of the Oxford Academic Union, where he also sits as the Head of the Committee for Management and Economics. He also served as a Member of the Advisory Panel to the UK Government Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.