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Joel Bothello

Joel Bothello is a Research Fellow at the ESSEC Philanthropy Chair.

He holds a Ph.D. and a Masters in Business Administration Research from ESSEC (2014), as well as a Bachelors in Business Administration from York University (2008).

His research interests revolve around sustainability, using urban governance as an empirical setting. More specifically, he studies how environmental programs become institutionalized and legitimated over time, primarily using two large scale projects in Abu Dhabi and Stockholm as case studies. Dr. Bothello has also co-authored two additional articles on Corporate Governance.

Before beginning his doctoral studies, Dr. Bothello worked in the Canadian risk management industry for two years.

Selected publications

Linder, S., & Bothello, J. (2015). Antecedents to Autonomous Strategic Action: What About Decline? IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 62(2), 226–236.

Djelic, M.L. & Bothello, J. (2013) Limited Liability and its Moral Hazard Implications – The Systemic Inscription of Instability in Contemporary Capitalism. Theory and Society, 43(6), 589-615.