Dr. Stephanie Raible has worked in academe and the social sector, spanning teaching, management, and consulting roles in five countries: the United States, England, Germany, Spain, and Italy. For the past seven years, she has been teaching social and cultural entrepreneurship and ethical leadership to undergraduates, graduate students, visiting scholars, and youth organizations.
Stephanie is an Assistant Professor & Faculty Director of Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware, with the responsibility to teach and lead campus efforts in social entrepreneurship through her joint appointment between the Department of Human Development & Family Sciences (HDFS) and Horn Entrepreneurship.
Stephanie is the 2019 Chair-Elect and 2020 Chair for the Social Entrepreneurship Special Interest Group of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). Within the 2018-19 academic year, she was selected as one of the organization’s 15 selected educators to serve as USASBE Teaching and Learning Scholar.
Prior to joining the University of Delaware, from 2016-18, Dr. Raible served as a full-time Faculty Instructor within the B.A. in Cultural Entrepreneurship program at University of Minnesota Duluth and held teaching and curriculum development roles within the M.A. in Organizational Leadership program at Claremont Lincoln University.
During the 2015-16 academic year, Dr. Raible was selected as a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow in the areas of social entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education, when she lived and worked in Berlin and Munich, Germany with the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt, Global Entrepreneurship Summer School (GESS), Social Entrepreneurship Akademie (SEA), Proboneo, and Robert Bosch Foundation. During this time, she served as a Curriculum Architect for SEA’s inaugural MOOC, "Enabling Entrepreneurs to Shape a Better World." Following her Bosch year, she held a short-term Research Fellowship at the Deusto International TUNING Academy at the University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain (2016).
From Spring 2013 through Spring 2015, Dr. Raible taught social entrepreneurship and economic geography at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA. During this time, she also held leadership and instructional roles within the entrepreneurship incubator programs of the Erasmus Mundus Asssociation (EMA) (2013-15) and the Erasmus+ Students and Alumni Association (ESAA) (2016-17), with annual meetings in Lisbon (x2), Berlin (x2), and Prague (x1).
In 2012, Dr. Raible co-founded the professional network, INIE (International Network of Innovators in Education) with her colleague, Marcela. The two co-founders led teams to launch and deliver three conferences in Lisbon (2013), Krakow (2014), and Madrid (2016).
Before to switching into teaching full time, since 2005, she worked in higher education administration and consulting and served as an active board member and volunteer for several social impact, educational, and alumni organizations. Within her work in higher education administration, she spanned many different areas, including academic affairs, admissions, advising, alumni relations, conference planning, executive education, financial aid development, international programs, international student and scholar services, research administration, student affairs, study abroad, and TRiO programs (EOC).
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Dr. Stephanie Raible is an Assistant Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware, with the responsibility to teach and lead campus efforts in social entrepreneurship through her joint appointment between the Department of Human Development & Family Sciences (HDFS) and Horn Entrepreneurship.
Ed.D., Organizational Leadership, 2018
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON & UNIVERSITY OF DEUSTO
M.A., Lifelong Learning Policy & Management (Erasmus Mundus), 2012
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
M.S.Ed., Higher Education Management, 2007
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
B.A., Italian Studies, 2005
Honors & Awards
BMW Responsible Leaders Network, Appointed Member (2016-Current)
Transatlantic Core Group, Member (2016-Current)
Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), Fmr. Fellow (2016-17)
Erasmus+ Students and Alumni Association (ESAA), Fmr. Appointed Member (2015-17)
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program, Fmr. Fellow (2015-16)
International Network for Innovators in Education (INIE), Fmr. Co-Founder & Board Member (2012-16)
Erasmus Mundus Association (EMA), Star Award Recipient (2013)
Recent Titles & Affiliations
Assistant Professor & Faculty Director of Social Entrepreneurship, University of Delaware (9.2018-Current; Instructor: 9-12.2018)
Teaching Faculty of Ethical Leadership, Claremont Lincoln University (6.2016-7.2018)
Instructor of Cultural Entrepreneurship, University of Minnesota Duluth (8.2016-7.2018)
Fellow, Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program (7.2015-5.2016; Cohort: XXXII):
Sullivan Summit (6 April 2019): Identity Exercises for Aspiring Social Entrepreneurs (Raleigh, NC)
3E Conference/ECSB (9 May 2019): Entrepreneurial Prototypes: Identity Construction in Entrepreneurship Education (Gothenburg, Sweden)
ARNOVA’s Social Enterprise/Entrepreneurship Section (23 May 2019): The Importance of Teaching Ethical Leadership in Social Entrepreneurship (Charlotte, NC)
International Leadership Association (24-27 October 2019): Panel on Entrepreneurial Leadership (Ottawa, Canada)
Chapter Publication (October 2018): “Universal Ethics“ within Ethical Leadership: A Primer, Edward Elgar
Unpublished Dissertation (December 2018): “Exploring professional identity transition: A narrative research study of new entrepreneurs” (available via ProQuest starting in early 2019 or upon request)