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Sarah Jack is Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Lancaster University Managment School, UK and an affiliated researcher at the House of Innovation and the Mistra Center for Sustainabile Markets (Misum), Stockholm School of Economics. She formerly held the position of the Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Professor of Innovative and Sustainable Business Development at the House of Innovation where she also led the Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg Centre for Innovative and Sustainable Business Development and the Sustainable Business Development platform for Misum. Sarah’s primary interests relate to social aspects of entrepreneurship, where she draws on social capital and social network theory to extend understanding about the relationship between the entrepreneur and the social context in which they are embedded. Her work is of a theoretical, conceptual and policy nature. Current interests also extend to entrerprise education, social innovation,  and entrepreneurship within its historical context. She has been involved in a variety of research projects in the Swedish, EU and UK contexts. 

Sarah’s research outputs have been published in highly rated international journals such as Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business VenturingJournal of Management Studies, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, British Journal of Management and Regional Studies. She serves as an Editor for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Associate Editor for Entrepreneurship and Regional Development and is an editorial board member for the Journal of Business Venturing and the Journal of Business Venturing Insights. Between 2018-2023, she held the leadership role with the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management (AoM).

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