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Hiram Samel

Associate Professor of International Business, University of Oxford


Hiram Samel is an Associate Professor of International Business at Saïd Business School and a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford. His research draws on multiple disciplines including comparative political economy, technology strategy, the economics of innovation and labor studies. His work appears in Regulation & Governance, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Mechanical Engineering and he has co-authored a book on ethical consumption, Looking Behind the Label: Global Industries and the Conscientious Consumer from the Indiana University Press. He brings extensive management experience to his research, having been an entrepreneur for 25 years before receiving his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2013. He is an investor in and director of a variety of early-stage companies. He is also on the advisory board of the Boston Review and a trustee of various nonprofit organizations.