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    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Danmark

20022020
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Personal:           Name: Shahamak Rezaei - E-mail: shre@ruc.dk - Nationality: Danish

 

Current Position:

Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University

 

“Project Coordinator” for an EU HORIZON 2020 RISE/MARIE CURIE funded research project entitled: “DiasporaLink” www.DiasporaLink.org

 

Research areas:

Core expertise in Migration and Entrepreneurial activities, Ethnic Entrepreneurship, Transnational Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Brain Circulation, Migration Management, Economic Sociology, Network analysis, Quantitative analysis, Survey, Registry Micro Data, GEM data, SMEs, Diversity Management,  Integration Policy and Labour Market Issues.

Education:       

2002:                  Ph.D. in Business Administration with the title: Business Dynamics amongst Immigrants: SELF

EMPLOYMENT and Network Relations Blockage or Initiator of Socio-economic Mobility?,                             University of Southern Denmark.

 

1994:                  M.Sc. in Economics at Aalborg University.

 

Award:               Winner of “Danske Bank” 2014 award in “Social Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship”(September, 19, 2014)  

 

                             Appointed as one of ”the most influential” persons in immigration & integration issues in Denmark in the Magazine EUROMAN (February 2006, p.49).

 

Professional Career – selected since 2007:

 

2017:                  Appointed as External Evaluator by the EU Research Executive Agency (REA) to evaluate Horizon 2020, Marie Curie & RISE projects. Served as External Expert/Evaluator and Vice-Chair since 2017 in several assessments in 2017 and 2018 – expecting to continue in 2019. 

 

                             Appointed as External Evaluator by the EU Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) to evaluate COSME projects. Served as External Expert/Evaluator/Vice Chair since 2017 in several assessments in 2017 and 2018 – expecting to continue in 2019.

 

2016:                  Appointment as Non-Resident Research Associate Princeton University, Department of Sociology, Center for Migration and Development (CMD) and Office of Population Research (OPR) since 2016.

 

2014:                  Reappointment as Visiting fellow, Princeton University, Department of Sociology, Center for Migration and Development (CMD) (January-September 2014) – teaching and empirical data collection in the USA (East Coast).

 

                             Guest Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Yale University, January 2014.

 

2013-2014:        Visiting Professor, UCLA, Department of Sociology (January 2014 – July 2014) – Empirical data collection and conducting interviews in the USA (West Coast).

 

2011 – 2013:     Head of Social Science Study Program at Department of Society & globalization, Roskilde University, (August 2011, August 2013).

 

2013:                  Visiting fellow, Princeton University, Center for Migration and Development (CMD) (September-December 2013) – Empirical data collection in the USA (East Coast).

 

Visiting fellow, University of Oxford, Center on Migration, Policy & Society (COMPAS) (June

September 2013) – Paper presentation and conducting interviews.

 

2012:                  Visiting fellow at Tsinghua University, School of Social Sciences, Center for Chinese

Entrepreneurs Studies, Beijing, China. Has agreed to initiate teaching and research – (Ongoing activity since December 2012).

 

2007 - :               Associate Professor, Department of Society & globalization, Roskilde University, since August 1st 2007.

 

2011:                  Evaluated as ”Qualified for professorship in Social Science” by an international evaluation committee for a

Professorship with special responsibilities in ”Global challenges to citizenship, participation, identity and

change”.

 

2011:                  Evaluated as ”Qualified for professorship in Social Science” by an international evaluation

Committee for a professorship with special responsibilities in ”Civil society, diversity and globalization”.

 

Selected Grants:

 

2019:                    Awarded from SDC (Sino Danish Centre), to continue a research project on “Transnational Entrepreneurship” & “Talent Mobility” with special focus on China and Denmark, Grant approx. 268.000 Danish Kroner. Reference SDC, Denmark.

                            

2018:                  Awarded from SDC (Sino Danish Centre), to initiate a Ph.D. research project on “Talent Mobility” with special focus on China, Grant 1.500.000 Danish Kroner.

 

Awarded from SDC (Sino Danish Centre), to continue a research project on “Transnational Entrepreneurship” with special focus on China and Denmark, Grant approx. 210.000 Danish Kroner. Reference SDC, Denmark.

 

Awarded from SDC (Sino Danish Centre), to design and carry out a PhD course in “Comparative Research Design” for SDC and UCAS (University of Chinese Academy of Science), Grant 200.000 Danish Kroner, Reference SDC, Denmark.

 

Awarded from Wallenberg Foundation, Sweden, to the research project titled: ”Migration, Integration and Development: The Role of Transnational Immigrant Organizations in Sweden”. The Project is based on collaboration between Roskilde University, Lund University and Princeton University, Center for Migration & Development (CMD), Office of Population Research (OPR). Grant 4.000.000 Swedish Kroner.

 

2017:                  Awarded from SDC (Sino Danish Centre), to initiate “Extraordinary Activities” in connection with the “Opening Ceremony of SDC-building in Beijing, Grant 145.000 Danish Kroner, Reference SDC, Denmark.

 

Awarded from SDC (Sino Danish Centre), to continue a research project on “Transnational Entrepreneurship” with special focus on China and Denmark, Grant approx. 170.000 Danish Kroner. Reference SDC, Denmark.

 

2016:                  Awarded from SDC (Sino Danish Centre), to initiate a Ph.D. research project on “Innovation and Digital Entrepreneurship in transition” with special focus on China, Grant 1.500.000 Danish Kroner.

 

Awarded from SDC (Sino Danish Centre), to continue a research project on “Transnational Entrepreneurship” with special focus on China and Denmark, Grant approx. 400.000 Danish Kroner – personal share approx.100.000 Danish Kroner. Reference SDC, Denmark.

 

2015:                   Awarded from EU Commission - Horizon 2020, RISE (Research & Innovation Staff Exchange), Marie Curie Program for the project titled: DiasporaLink - Transnational Diaspora Entrepreneurship as a Development Link between Home and Residence Countries”.  A 4-year exchange program between 24 world-class universities and research institutes from the European Union (EU), Africa, and the Americas. Grant approx. 572.500 EURO. Reference “EU Commission, REA”.

 

Awarded from SDC (Sino Danish Centre), to continue a research project on “Transnational Entrepreneurship” with special focus on China and Denmark, Grant approx. 450.000 Danish Kroner – personal share approx.150.000 Danish Kroner. Reference SDC, Denmark.

 

2010:                   Awarded from Fulbright Commission, regarding research project “Welfare State Regimes, Integration Regimes & the Socioeconomic Strategies of Immigrants – Background, Outcomes and the Reasons“: Grant 5.000 US Dollars, Reference Fulbright Denmark.

 

2008:                   The Danish Centre for Research in Islamism & Radicalization (CIR) at Aarhus University (Denmark): Grant 1.000.000 Danish Kroner to finance the project: "Survey among Muslim Youth in Denmark" - Reference at (CIR): Aarhus University, CIR Center.

 

Selected Peer-Reviewed Books, Scientific Articles & Publications – Published & Forthcoming – Only 2013-2019:

 

2019:                  Forthcoming - R. Zapata-Barrero and S. Rezaei, “Guest Editorial Introduction”: Diaspora governance and transnational entrepreneurship: the rise of an emerging social pattern in migration studies, Special Issue of Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (JEMS), Forthcoming 2019.

 

Forthcoming – Rezaei, S. and Goli, M.,  “Prometheus, the double-troubled Migrant Transnational Entrepreneurs and the Loyalty Traps”, in Diaspora governance and transnational entrepreneurship: the rise of an emerging social pattern in migration studies, Special Issue of Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (JEMS), Forthcoming 2019.

 

Rezaei, S., Hansen, B,, Ramadani, V., Dana, LP (2019). “The Resurgence of Bazaar Entrepreneurship: ‘Ravabet-Networking’ and the Case of the Persian Carpet Trade”, p. 63-82. In Ramadani, V. et al. (ed.) (2019), “Informal Ethnic Entrepreneurship: Future Research Paradigms for Creating Innovative Business Activity”. Springer Publications. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-99064-4_5

 

2018:                   Rezaei, S., Hill, V. & Liu, Y., 2018, “In Search of the Ideal Entrepreneurial Ecosystem” in: “Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa - Dynamics in Trends, Policy and Business Environment”, Edited by Faghih, N. & Zali, M. R., Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, vol. 1, p. 11-53.

 

Hill, V., Rezaei, S. & Rocha, S. C. L., 2018, “Increasing Entrepreneurial Impact in the MENA Region” in “Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa - Dynamics in Trends, Policy and Business Environment”, Edited. by: Faghih, N. & Zali, M. R. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, vol. 1, p. 113-167.

 

Book Review: Rezaei, S., (2018), “The Apple, the Tree, and a Space to Grow in”, Ethnic and Racial Studies, ERS Review, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 492-499, Routledge. https://doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2018.1388921

 

2017:                  Vang, J., Jensen, K.W., Schøtt, T. and Rezaei, S. (2017) ‘Innovation and networking among entrepreneurs across generations of Asian tigers’, Int. J. Foresight and Innovation Policy, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp.149–170

                            

S. Rezaei, L.-P. Dana and V. Ramadani (2017), “Iranian Entrepreneurship: Deciphering the entrepreneurial eco-system in Iran and in the Iranian diaspora”. Edited book published by Springer.

 

Rezaei, S., (2017), “Entrepreneurial Competencies Benefiting Entrepreneurial Intention: Iranian Adults at Home and in the Diaspora”, in “Iranian Entrepreneurship: Deciphering the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Iran and in the Iranian Diaspora”. Ed. Shahamak Rezaei; Léo-Paul Dana; Veland Ramadani. Vol. 1, Springer, 2017. P. 207-230.

 

Rezaei, S. (2017), Introduction to Iranian Entrepreneurship, in “Iranian Entrepreneurship: Deciphering the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Iran and in the Iranian Diaspora”. Ed. Shahamak Rezaei; Léo-Paul Dana; Veland Ramadani. Vol. 1, Springer, 2017. P. 1-15.

 

Ratten, V.; Dana, Léo-Paul; Ramadani, V.; Rezaei, S., (2017), Transnational Entrepreneurship in a Diaspora: Diaspora and Transnational Entrepreneurship, in “Iranian Entrepreneurship: Deciphering the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Iran and in the Iranian Diaspora”. Ed. Shahamak Rezaei; Léo-Paul Dana; Veland Ramadani. Vol. 1, Springer, 2017. P. 181-194.

 

2016:                   Jensen, K., Rezaei, S., Schott, T., Azhourizadeh, S & Li, J. (2016). “Chinese entrepreneurs’ human and socal capital benefitting innovation in China and in the Chinese diaspora”. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 16(3), 350-378.

 

Book review by Rezaei, S.: “The State and the Grassroots immigrant transnational organizations in four continents" (2016). European Planning Studies, 24(8), 1584-1586. ”,

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2016.1185253

 

Rezaei, S. & Marques, D. H. (2016). “The role of family network in circular migration and formation of transnational communities: a Brazilian case study”. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 16(3), 284-304.

                            

Jensen, K, Rezaei, S., & Scott, T. (2016). “Talent among Chinese Entrepreneurs at Home and Abroad.

Entrepreneurship and Talent Management from a Global Perspective”. Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 62-91.

 

Rezaei, S., Light, I., Telles, E. (2016). “Brain Circulation and Transnational entrepreneurship” Guest Editorial – Special issue. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, Vol 16, Nr. 3.  

 

2015:                  Book Review by Rezaei, S., “International Handbook on Migration and Economic Development”, Edited by Robert E.B. Lucas (2014), Edward Elgar Publishing, USA. ISBN 978-1-78254-806-5. In: European Planning Studies, Routledge, Vol. 23, No. 11, pp. 2327-2329, ISSN: 0965-4313, Taylor & Francis Group, UK. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2015.1058467

 

Book Review by Rezaei, S., “The International Handbook on Gender, Migration and Transnationalism: Global and Development Perspectives”, edited by Laura Oso and Natalia Ribas-Mateos (2015), Edward Elgar, USA. ISBN: 978-1-78254-772-3. In: European Planning Studies, Routledge, ISSN: 0965-4313, Taylor & Francis Group, UK. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2015.1070541

 

Book Review by Rezaei, S., Luhman, M.M.,Policy Discourses on Irregular Migration in Germany and

the United Kingdom”, Bastian A. Vollmer, (New York: Palgrave MacMillan), 2014, ISBN-978-1-13730753-8. In: European Planning Studies, Routledge, Vol. 23, No. 9, pp.1918-1920, ISSN: 0965-4313, Taylor & Francis Group, UK. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2015.1046638

 

Rezaei, S., Book chapter contribution in Danish: ”Migration og Entreprenørskab”, in Greve, B., ”Grundbog i Socialvidenskab – 5 perspektiver”, (ed.),2.ed., pp. 151-174, ISBN: 978-87-7683-066-3, Nyt fra Samfundsvidenskaberne, Copenhagen. 2015.

 

2014:                  Baklanov, N., Rezaei, S., Vang, J., Dana, L-P., “Migrant entrepreneurship, economic activity and export performance: Mapping the Danish trends based on Danish Registry data”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Vol. 23. Special Issue on Cultural Entrepreneurship, (1/2, 2014).

 

Jensen, W., K., Rezaei, S., Wherry, F., “Cognitive effects on entrepreneurial intentions: A comparative study of Chinese Émigrés and Non-Émigrés – Based on GEM data”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Vol.23. Special Issue on Cultural Entrepreneurship (1/2, 2014).

 

Rezaei, S., Goli, M., Ribeiro, A. & Henriksen, J., ”Migration and Integrations regimes and substantial Citizenship in EU”, in Margaret W. Roberts, Saskia Sassen “Territoriality and Migration in the E.U. Neighborhood – Spilling over the Wall”: Series: International Perspectives in Migration. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.

 

2013:                  Book Review by Shahamak Rezaei; “Immigration Policy and the Scandinavian Welfare State 1945- 2010”, to be published in: Journal of Social Policy and Administration, Vol. 47:5, October 2013, Print ISSN: 0144-5596, Online ISSN: 1467-9515.

 

                             Rezaei, S., Goli, M., Dana, L.P., “Informal Opportunity among SMEs: An Empirical Study of Denmark’s Underground Economy”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB), Vol. 19, No. , 2013, pp. 64-76.

                            

                             Rezaei, S., Light, I., Dana, L.P., “ Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurs in the international Carpet Trade – an empirical study,  International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB), Vol. 18, No. 2, 2013, pp. 125-153.

 

                             Schøtt, T., Rezaei, S., “Indvandrers involvering i iværksætteri i Danmark: Sammenligninger med andre lande”, University of Southern Denmark, 2013.

Keywords

  • Ledelse, Organisation, Erhvervsøkonomi, Virksomhedsøkonomi
  • Erhvervsnetværk
  • Velfærdsstat, Velfærdssamfund
  • Økonomisk Sociologi
  • Netværksteori
  • Samfundsøkonomi, Politik
  • Økonomiske konsekevnser af indvandring

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Publikationer 2002 2019

Diaspora governance and transnational entrepreneurship: the rise of an emerging social pattern in migration studies

Zapata-Barrero, R. & Rezaei, S., 7 feb. 2019, I : Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. s. 1-15 16 s.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

Special Issue: Diaspora governance and transnational entrepreneurship: The rise of an emerging global social pattern in migration studies

Zapata-Barrero, R. (red.) & Rezaei, S. (red.), 7 feb. 2019, Taylor & Francis.

Publikation: Bog/antologi/afhandling/rapportAntologiForskningpeer review

The Resurgence of Bazaar Entrepreneurship: ‘Ravabet-Networking’ and the Case of the Persian Carpet Trade

Rezaei, S., Hansen, B., Ramadani, V. & Dana, L-P., 2019, Informal Ethnic Entrepreneurship: Future Research Paradigms for Creating Innovative Business Activity. Ramadani, V., Dana, L-P., Ratten, V. & Bexheti, A. (red.). Switzerland: Springer, s. 63-82 19 s.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskningpeer review

Comparing work-related values of US, Canadian, Chinese, Iranian, and Moroccan business students: Multi-theory perspective

Hamelin, N., Nasiri, N., Rezaei, S. & El Haddou-Yousefi, Y., 2018, I : Asian Journal of Business Research. 8, 1, s. 1-17

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

Projekter 2002 2020

Aktiviteter 2002 2018

External Expert & Evaluator, European Commission, Research Executive Agency

Shahamak Rezaei (Konsulent)
31 dec. 201631 dec. 2019

Aktivitet: Rådgivning

Visiting fellow, UCLA, Department of Sociology

Shahamak Rezaei (Deltager)
1 jan. 201430 jun. 2014

Aktivitet: AndetAndet (priser, ekstern undervisning samt andet). - Gæsteophold ved andre institutioner

Guest Lecturer

Shahamak Rezaei (Deltager)
26 jan. 201431 jan. 2014

Aktivitet: AndetAndet (priser, ekstern undervisning samt andet). - Gæsteophold ved andre institutioner

Visiting Fellow

Shahamak Rezaei (Deltager)
1 sep. 201331 aug. 2014

Aktivitet: AndetAndet (priser, ekstern undervisning samt andet). - Gæsteophold ved andre institutioner