Associate Professor

  • Business & Society


Corporate social responsibility
Sustainable development
Socially responsible investment
Strategic management

Curriculum vitae

International PhD in Management Sciences / Doctorate in Economics & Social Sciences
SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis / HEC Genève (2013)

Msc in Research
SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis (2009)

Master's degree in Strategic Management of Sustainable Development
SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis (2008)

Master's degree in Finance and Audit
French University in Amernia (2007)

Bachelor's degree in Management Science
French University in Armenia (2006)



ELBASHA, T., & AVETISYAN, E. A framework to study strategizing activities at the field level: The example of CSR rating agencies. European Management Journal.


AVETISYAN, E., & KHACHATRYAN, K. (2017). Microfinance development in Armenia: Sectoral characteristics and problems. Strategic Change, 26 (6), 575-584.

AVETISYAN, E., & HOCKERTS, K. (2017) The consolidation of the ESG rating industry as enactment of institutional retrogression. Business, Strategy and the Environment, 26(3), 316-330.


AVETISYAN, E., FERRARY, M. (2013). Dynamics of stakeholders’ implications in the institutionalization of CSR Field in France and in the United States. Journal of Business Ethics 115(1):115-133

Numerous communications:

  • Academy of Management (AOM)
  • International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR)
  • European Group For Organizational Studies (EGOS)
  • International Conference on CSR

Scientific activities

Reviewer for : 

  • Journal of Business Ethics
  • Revue Organisation Responsable
  • British Journal of Industrial Relations

Member of :

  • Academy of management (AOM)
  • European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS)

Participation to the research project (with C. Louche et C. Dumas) The usability of ESG data: a perspective of the financial institutions, financé par la Fondation Audencia

Awards and Honors

Best Student Paper Award of CMS division, AOM Boston 2012