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Sofia Topakas

Sofia Topakas
Sofia Topakas

Nationality:

British / Cypriot 

Qualifications:

  • 2009-to date Aston Business School, PhD Candidate in Management. Economics and Strategy Group

  • 2007 - 2008 London School of Economics and Political Science, MSc Media and Communications. Overall Grade: Distinction.

  • Master dissertation titled: “Risk society and the natural environment: the response of oil companies to societal changes in their communications on the World Wide Web”

  • 2006 - 2008 Intercollege (Cyprus), BSc Communications, Grade: GPA: 3.92/4 Summa cum Laude Accreditations: Dean’s Honour List for spring 2002, fall 2004 and spring 2004.

Academic group affiliation:

 Economics & Strategy

Year of entry: 

2009

Thesis title:

Discourses of strategic change in the energy sector

Research keywords:

Economic regulation, regulatory space, regulatory change, discourse during change

Research Description:

The research is looking at the economic regulation as an institution and the links between the discursive actions and the way that the regulatory institutions are constructed.

Supervisors:

Prof. Paula Jarzabkowski and Dr. Michael Smets

Membership of professional societies:

  • ACCIS - Aston Centre for Critical Infrastructure and Services

  • EGOS – European Group for Organizational Studies

 

Conferences and other presentations:

Topakas, S. & Topakas, A. (2010) Risk Society and the Natural Environment: The Response of Oil Companies to Societal Changes in their Communications on the World Wide Web. Paper presented at the 26th EGOS Colloquium Lisbon 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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