Steffen Farny is Professor for Business Administration, in particular Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship at the School of Management and Technology at the Leuphana University Luneburg. In his research, Steffen focuses connects sustainability and entrepreneurship theories to develop a better understanding of (1) entrepreneurship and disruptions (such as natural disasters, climate change and biodiversity loss), and (2) entrepreneurship and sustainability transformations. In his research he predominantly applies a variety of qualitative research methods to study practices, affect and institutional processes. In addition, Steffen is active in the development of challenge-based entrepreneurship education.



> since 04/2024 Professor for Business Administration, in particulat Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship, School of Management and Technology, Leuphana University Luneburg

> 08-12/2024 Visiting Professor, Aalto School of Business, Finland

> 2020-2024 Assistant Professor for International Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Center for Sustainability Management, Leuphana University Luneburg.

> 2017-2020 Post-Doctoral Reserach Fellow in Entrepreneurship, Department of Management Studies, Aalto University, Finland.

> 04-05/2019 Visiting Researcher, Mendoza School of Business, University of Notre Dame, US.

> 2016 Project Researcher, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Vaasa, Finland.

> 2012-2016 Research Assistant in Entrepreneurship, Department of Management Studies, Aalto University, Finland.


Selected Publications:

Farny, S., Kibler, E. & Down, S. (2019). Collective Emotions in Institutional Creation Work, Academy of Management Journal, 62 (3), 765-799.

Farny, S, Kibler, E., Hai, S. & Landoni, P. (2019), Volunteer Retention in Prosocial Venturing: The Role of Emotional Connectivity, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 43 (6), 1094–1123.

Farny, S., Frederiksen, S.H., Hannibal, M. & Jones, S. (2016). A CULTure of Entrepreneurship Education, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 28 (7-8), 514-535.