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01522 83 5642
University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About David Anderson

David Anderson is a Senior Lecturer in Management, in the Lincoln Business School. He is currently completing his PhD exploring tensions and innovations in Critical Management Education which effect student experience in Higher Education. In particular he is concerned with the value of uncertainty in management education as a device to support managerial development. He is a Reviewer for the Journal of Management Education. He has research expertise is in Actor-Network Theory (ANT). His current research makes connections between ANT and Critical Management Studies (CMS) in Higher Education. His methodological background is in ethnography, particular drawing from ethnographic studies of science. David has organised research conferences and held editorial responsibilities for books and journal issues. Recently he was a co-organiser of the Lincoln Business School research seminar series. In 2014 David co-edited the book ‘Untold Stories in Organization’ with Routledge. He has editorial expertise of book and journal projects and has supported the publication of special issues in Tamara: Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry; and co-organised conferences including Untold Stories in Organisations which attracted international contributors and participation from leading academics in storytelling research. He has previously published with Tamara: Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry. David is connected to communities within Organisational Storytelling, BAM Special Interest group of Research Methods, and NARTI. He was previously a trustee with Hill Holt Wood, and has held voluntary positions with the Youth Opportunity Fund, Young Enterprise and ‘V’ Volunteer Lincoln.

Department Responsibilities

David is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Business and Management. He is currently the module co-ordinator of undergraduate modules: - Organisation/Innovation - Business Analysis and Innovation Networks - Managing He supervises Alternative Dissertations in Business and Management. As a dissertation Supervisor he is interested in supervising topics which draw from critical management studies, especially postmodernist studies of organisations, actor-network theory & critical management education. He has expertise supervising research using ethnographic based methods, including visual and sensory data collection as well as focus groups and qualitative interviews. David is a personal tutor to first year students studying Business and Management.

Subject Specialism

Critical Management Education, Critical Management Studies, Actor Network Theory, Ethnography,


  • BA (Hons) Management — University of Lincoln, 2006

Professional Affiliations

  • Journal of Management Education — Reviewer