Peter van der Zwan
Dr. Peter van der Zwan is an associate professor at the Department of Business Studies at Leiden Law School. He has been Head of the Department of Business Studies since October 1, 2021.
Currently, Peter is bachelor thesis coordinator and education coordinator of the department. He is responsible for the courses Business Analytics and Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Also, Peter is a fellow of the Leiden Teachers’ Academy.
Peter’s (empirical) research focuses on a variety of entrepreneurial topics, such as entrepreneurial finance, the role of entrepreneurs within the economy, and on the wellbeing outcomes of entrepreneurial behaviour. His research has been published in several international peer-reviewed journals such as Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Small Business Economics, and Journal of Economic Psychology.
Peter obtained his MSc in Econometrics (2007) and PhD in Economics (2011) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He joined the department in 2017.
- Visiting Professor