Kensbock, JM (Julia)

Dr. Julia M. Kensbock is an Assistant Professor at Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, Department of Organization, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship. She obtained her PhD (summa cum laude) from the University of Duisburg-Essen in 2018. Before, she studied psychology with a focus on Work and Organizational Psychology at the Universities of Mannheim and Konstanz (Germany) and worked as a research assistant at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland).

Julia’s research is located at the interface between psychology, management, and entrepreneurship. Her work has been published in leading international journals, including Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ), Journal of Business Venturing (JBV), Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (SEJ), and Human Resource Management (HRM) and presented at leading conferences (including Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference).

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  • Leadership
  • Individuals' Health and Well-Being
  • Team Diversity
  • Entrepreneurial Behavior

Career History

  • Since March 2018:
    Assistant Professor
    Maastricht University
    School of Business and Economics
    Department of Organisation and Strategy
  • 2014 - 2018
    Research Associate, PhD Candidate, and Teaching Assistant
    University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
    Department of Economics and Business Administration
  • 2012 - 2014
    Research Assistant
    University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
    Center for Disability and Integration
  • 2011 - 2012
    Student Assistant
    University of Mannheim, Germany