British Academy honour for Leeds academic
Peter Buckley, Professor of International Business at Leeds University Business School, has been appointed a Fellow of the British Academy.
Professor Buckley is one of 59 new fellows who were elected at the British Academys annual general meeting on 17 July 2014. The prestigious award reflects outstanding research and work in the humanities and social sciences.
Professor Buckley is the Founding Director of the Centre of International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL) and Cheung Kong Scholar Chair Professor in the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing (UIBE). He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queens New Year Honours List 2012.
The British Academy was established in 1902 and received its Royal Charter in the same year. It is now a fellowship of more than 900 leading scholars spanning all disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. The new Fellows span the full range of the Academy's subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, from history to psychology, economics to law, literature to philosophy and languages to archaeology.
Professor Buckley said: I am delighted to have been elected a Fellow of the British Academy. It is an unusual honour for a management academic and I hope that it foreshadows greater recognition for researchers in the business and management areas"