James Ridge

James Ridge MSc, BA (hons)

Associate lecturer & PhD researcher


I am an associate lecturer and PhD researcher within the International Business subject group at Sheffield Hallam University.


My research background is international business, having acquired both a Masters and Bachelors degree in this field. I am currently working towards a PhD in this area, focusing on political violence and its interaction with international business.

I have private-sector experience working in exports, alongside public sector experience in enhancing the business development capabilities of higher education institutions.


Department of Management

College of Business, Technology and Engineering

Subject area 

International Business

Courses taught 

BA International Business.
MSc International Business Management.

Modules taught 

Principles of International Business
International Consultancy Project 2


I am currently researching multinational enterprise involvement in conflict environments.

Collaborators & Sponsors 

Dr. Martin Owens.
Dr. Elizabeth Johnson.
Dr. Jeremy Head.

Postgraduate supervision

I supervise multiple postgraduate dissertations within the IB subject group.

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