Giorgio Touburg , MSc

Giorgio Touburg

Academic Researcher
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Giorgio Touburg is a postdoctoral researcher at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

He has a background in sociology (urban studies), obtaining both his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Erasmus University. He is finishing his dissertation on performativity in management theory and practice.

Prior to joining RSM, he conducted and coordinated research on knowledge migration. He has published articles and book reviews in both Dutch and international peer-reviewed journals.

At RSM, Giorgio has taught and coordinated a course on cross-cultural management and lectured about Dutch culture. Before joining RSM, he taught classes on academic skills, urban sociology, organizational sociology, and globalization.

He is currently employed on PROPHETS, an EU-wide research consortium that studies online radicalization.

In addition to his work at RSM, Giorgio frequently writes op-ed pieces and columns.

Professional experience

Academic Researcher

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Organisation and Personnel Management


Key Publications (3)

Professional Publications (4)

Scholarly Publications (10)

Semi Scientific Publications (37)


Editorial positions (6)

  • Journal of Organizational Change Management

    Occasional Reviewer

  • BMC Public Health

    Occasional Reviewer

  • Sociologie

    Occasional Reviewer


    Occasional Reviewer

  • Academy of Management Proceedings

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • BMJ Open

    Occasional Reviewer

Side positions (8)


  • RC21

  • NSV


  • ERIM PhD Council


  • Vers Beton

    Member of the scientific editorial team

  • Erasmus Magazine


  • AOM


Past courses

Cross Cultural Management

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BAB23
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 2, Bachelor 2