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Dr Curtis Ziniel

Business School
0151 291 3164
Arts and Humanities


Dr Ziniel is a lecturer of Research Methods within the Liverpool Hope University Business School.  He acquired his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from North Dakota State University and his PhD from the University of California at Riverside.  He has received additional research methods training at Harvard University and the University of Michigan.  Before coming to Hope University, he previously taught at the University of Oregon.  His varied teaching experience includes classes in research methods, communication, politics, education, and business.  His teaching at Hope has focused on research methods for both undergraduates and postgraduates.  He is published in the International Public Management Journal, Business Ethics: A European Review, Sage: Research Methods Cases, Global Business Conference Proceedings, and Digital Government Conference Proceedings.

Recent Publications:

Bradley, T. and Ziniel, C. (2017) Green Governance? Local Politics and Ethical Businesses in Great Britain. Business Ethics: A European Review 27(1), pp.18-30.

Ziniel, C. and Ghalib, A. (2017) Research Informed Teaching – A Mixed Methods Approach to Assessing Perception and Practice Within a Higher Education Setting. SAGE Research Methods Cases. Sage Publishing, London. 

Ziniel, C. and Ghalib, A. (2017) Student-led tutorials and their implications on learning and teaching: Findings from a mixed methods study. SAGE Research Methods Cases. Sage Publishing, London.