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Daniel Fisher

PhD Student

Faculty of Management


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Bunhill Row


Postal Address

Cass Business School
106 Bunhill Row
United Kingdom


Daniel Fisher is a PhD student in Management and a member of The Centre for Responsible Enterprise, ETHOS. He is studying the efficiency of private military and security firms (PMSC) in theatre with a particular emphasis on the regulatory models that hinder or encourage management practices across the industry. Daniel completed his undergraduate studies in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee before moving to the UK to study for his MA in International Relations from Middlesex University. Between obtaining his BA and MA, Daniel taught critical thinking and problem solving at High Tech Institute in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. From 2009 to 2015 Daniel worked at the London School of Economics and Political Science as a Research Awards Manager, supporting academic staff with their research projects. In 2015, Daniel joined Cass Business School as a Research Support Manager, advising academic staff in procuring external research funding. Daniel has a passion for impactful research, inspiring his entry into academia.


  1. BA Philosophy, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, United States
  2. MA International Relations, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
  3. PhD candidate, Cass Business School, City, University of London, United Kingdom
  4. Level III Leadership in Management Certificate, Institute of Leadership in Management

Title of Thesis: Regulation and Corporate Social Responsibility: Are Private Military, Security, and Contractor firms efficient in theatre?

Sep 2017

Summary of Research

Daniel aims to understand the gaps in corporate social responsibility literature in relation to non-consumer facing firms - particularly among private military and security firms (PMSC). He is working to identify novel ways in which the PMSC industry can improve to satisfy both the needs of individual firms and their relationship with local, regional and international needs.

Research Areas

- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Organisational Behaviour
- Domestic and international regulatory systems

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