Robert Strohmeyer studied sociology, social-psychology and statistics at the University of Mannheim. He is currently a research fellow and PhD Candidate at the Chair for SME research & Entrepreneurship. He (co-) authored several research reports and book chapters and published in refereed journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and International Journal of Sociology. He has been awarded the Academy of Management’s (Entrepreneurship Division) and 2014 and 2015 Diana International Research Conference Best Paper Awards. He has been involved in numerous entrepreneurship and SME related research projects, funded by German ministries (BMBF, BMWI), European Commisssion and national research foundations (such as Fritz-Thyssen foundation). He spent several months as visiting researcher at Stevens Institute for Technology, Hoboken (USA) and University of Alberta (Canada). He has been involved in teaching lectures on entrepreneurship at the master level (such as Advanced Entrepreneurship (MAN 632), Research Seminar in Entrepreneurship (MAN 770), Applied Econometrics in Entrepreneurship and Management Research (MAN803)).
Before going to college, he finished apprenticeship training in the craft sector and worked several years in start-ups and small businesses.
Tonoyan, Vartuhi, Robert Strohmeyer und Jennifer E. Jennings (2019): Gender Gaps in Perceived Start-up Ease: Implications of Sex-based Labor Market Segregation for Entrepreneurship across 22 European Countries. Administrative Science Quarterly (forthcoming)
Strohmeyer, Robert, Vartuhi Tonoyan und Jennifer E. Jennings (2017): Jacks-(and Jills)-of-all-trades: On whether, how and why gender influences firm innovativeness. Journal of Business Venturing, 32, Heft 5, S. 498-518
Tonoyan, Vartuhi, Robert Strohmeyer, Moshin Habib & Manfred Perlitz (2010): Corruption and Entrepreneurship: How Formal and Informal Institutions Shape Firm Behavior in Transition and Mature Market Economies. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. 34, 5: 1-34.
2015 Best Empirical Paper Award: Diana International Research Conference (Babson College, USA) This award was accompanied by a plaque and $5,000 honorarium (see: www.babson.edu/about/news-events/babs.../)
2014 Best Paper Award: Diana International Research Conference (Stockholm, Sweden)