Dr Josie Kelly 

Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship Department

Dr Josie Kelly
Phone:+44(0)121 204 3148
Email: j.t.kelly@aston.ac.uk
Room: SW909b
  • 1997 PhD New Right Think Tanks and English Local Government Nottingham Trent
  • 1991 BA (Hons) Politics with History  Wolverhampton


  • Lecturer, Aston Business School. (2002 - Present)
  • Research Fellow, Southampton Institute. (1998 - 2002)
  • Part-time Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University. (1993 - 1998)
  • Doctoral Candidate, Nottingham Trent University. (1993 - 1997)


Currently leads the following modules:

Programme Director Management & Strategy

Programme Director for International Foundation Programme    

  • Business and government relations, including the provision of public services by for profit companies 
  • Government and social responsibility 
  • Social responsibility and sustainable development, especially in the food industry 
  • The management of public services, accountability and  governance 
  • Education for Sustainable Development and opportunities for teaching innovation  
  • Dr Kelly is interesting in supervising students who are interested in social responsibility, in general and especially in relation to the UK food industry, the Public Health Responsibility Deal and government role in promoting social responsibility. 
Journal Articles


  • Audit Commission: Guiding, steering and regulating local governance' Economic and Social Research Council Award R000223154 1999 - 2000 
  • Regional Management: A consequence of multi-level governance and meta-governance? ESRC Research Seminar Series 2005 with Leslie Budd Open  University Business School.