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Prof Merlin Stone

Professor - Business Management

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Merlin is a Professor at St Mary’s, focusing on Marketing and Strategy, having begun his working life lecturing in marketing and economics, moving then into industry and most recently working with both universities and corporate clients.

In addition to his teaching and research commitments at St Mary’s, Merlin is a Visiting Professor at Oxford Brookes and Portsmouth Universities and is on the editorial boards of several academic journals. He has published over 100 academic articles and 30 books and many trade press articles. And is an active researcher, focusing on education and business.

Listed by the UK’s Chartered Institute of Marketing as one of the world’s top 50 marketing thinkers and nominated as one of the 20 most influential people in the direct marketing industry by Precision Marketing, he has had significant influence on the development and growth of e-commerce and the Internet in the UK.

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Business Management Students Visit Sky HQ

First year BA Business Management students at St Mary’s University, Twickenham were given the chance to visit Sky HQ as part of their undergraduate course. Find out more...

Updates from the Globalisation, Governance and the Digital Economy research cluster

The Globalisation, Governance and the Digital Economy research cluster at St Mary’s University Twickenham was founded in 2017 and is led by Prof Emaneula Todeva and Prof Merlin Stone. Find out more...

Globalisation Governance and the Digital Economy Research Cluster launched by the School of Management and Social Sciences

Ahead of the new academic year, The School of Management and Social Sciences (MSS) at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, launched a new Research Cluster on Globalisation Governance and the Digital Economy, led by Professor Emanuela Todeva. Find out more...

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