Personal profile

Personal profile

Moritz joined RHUL as a Lecturer in Organisation Studies in January 2024. Previously, Moritz received his PhD in Management from the University of Lausanne in 2022 and was a Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Cambridge Judge Business School from 2022 to 2023. He was also a Research Associate at Lucy Cavendish College (University of Cambridge).

Moritz's research interests include social evaluations of organisations (in particular legitimacy, stigma and trust), organisational misconduct and greenwashing.

Currently, Moritz is involved in several research projects focusing on the legitimation of morally questionable organisational practices, the behavioural implications of legitimacy judgments, and how individuals deal with stigmatised identities.

In the academic year 2023-24, Moritz teaches in the Organisation Studies (MN1795), Human Resource Management (MN2705), and
Dissertation Methods and Business Analytics (MN5445) modules.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Management, University of Lausanne


MA in Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz


MA in Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick


BA in Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz



  • Management studies
  • Social Evaluations
  • Legitimacy
  • Stigma
  • Organisational Wrongdoing
  • Business Ethics
  • Organisational Identification