Sohns, Franziska is an Associate Professor in Economic Geography at the School of Economics, Finance, and Law at Anglia Ruskin University, where she is also a member of the Centre of Inclusive Societies and Economies.
Franziska’s research interests are multifaceted, crossing the boarders of financial, behavioural, entrepreneurial, evolutionary, and political geography. Currently, she works on research projects focusing on corruptive behaviour, financial inclusion, social entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurial resilience. To date, Franziska has published 12 academic journal articles. Moreover, she represents the journal Finance & Space at the RSA Journals Committee and has been elected as one of FinGeo’s External Relation Officers.
In 2018, she held an honorary research associate position at the School of Geography and the Environment at Oxford University, conducting research on the effect of Brexit on UK’s FinTech industry. In 2017, Franziska completed her PhD in Economic Geography at the University of Cologne, analysing micro entrepreneurship in Vietnam.