Work

Wilfred Dolfsma is a professor of Business Management & Organization at Wageningen University & Research. He chairs the group with the same name in the Social Sciences School. He is associate editor for the European Management Journal (2017- ), and used to be editor-in-chief of the Review of Social Economy (2005-2017). In addition, he is an honorary professor of Strategy & Innovation at the University of Curacao.

Wilfred was previously employed as Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship / Director of the Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship / Associate Dean (Teaching) at Loughborough University London, and before that at the School of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen, Department of Innovation Management & Strategy, as professor of Strategy & Innovation. He was Head of Department there for a while, set up the Research Institute Innovation & Organization (part of research school SOM), and the research center Value in Collaborative Innovation (VinCI).

Prior to that he was at Utrecht School of Economics in the area of economics of organizations, at RSM Erasmus University in the area of innovation management, at Delft University of Technology in the area of economics of innovation, at the University of Bonn in the area of economic geography, and at Twente University of Technology in philosophy of science and technology.

Wilfred obtained his PhD in economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, working at the School of History, Culture and Communication. He has MScs in Economics as well as Philosophy.

Supervising PhD Students / Candidates is an important part of the work and research that Wilfred undertakes. He has successfully supervised the following PhD projects: