Christel Dumas

Assistant professor
Finance department

Sustainable finance
SRI and ESG investing
Non-financial performance
Organization theory

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  • PhD in Applied Economics
    Universiteit Gent (Belgium)
  • Business Engineer
    Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)


  • Research collaborator
    Universiteit Gent (2016-…)
  • Research collaborator
    Universiteit Gent (2016-…)
  • Marketing & Communication Manager
    RiskMetrics Group (2008-2009)
  • Corporate Governance Analyst
    Institutional Shareholders Services (2002-2007)


  • Introduction à la finance
  • Méthodes quantitatives appliquées à la finance
  • Financial Management


  • Louche, C. and Dumas, C. (2017). Getting by Tensions in Responsible Investment in Encyclopedia of Business and Professional EthicsSpringer International Publishing AG. C. Poff, A.C. Michalos (eds.)
  • Dumas, C., & Louche, C. (2016). Collective beliefs on responsible investment. Business & Society, 55(3), 427-457
  • Dumas, C. (2015). The challenges of responsible investment mainstreaming: beliefs, tensions and paradoxes (Doctoral dissertation, Ghent University).
  • Dumas, C. et Michotte, E. (2014). Where do-gooders meet bottom-liners: Disputes and resolutions surrounding socially responsible investment. In Socially Responsible Investment in the 21st Century: Does it Make a Difference for Society?. Volume 7. Critical Studies on Corporate Responsibility, Governance and Sustainability. Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • Dumas, C., & Louche, C. (2011, July). Mimetic Proceses in Responsible Investment Mainstreaming. In Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society (Vol. 22, pp. 234-245).


  • Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2015 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.
  • Academy of Management, Social Issues in Management Division Awards
  • Best Paper in History of Corporate Responsibility Runner-Up (2012)
  • Sustainalitics CBERN-PRI Best PhD paper (2012)