Philipp Kenel

Philipp Kenel is working as a researcher and lecturer at the Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin, University of Applied Sciences. After studying Political Science, Economics and Social Entrepreneurship as well as English and Education in Mainz, Valencia, London and Berlin and graduating with a Master of Arts in Social Entrepreneurship (University of London) and a Master of Education (Freie Universität Berlin), Philipp completed a PhD at Goldsmiths, University of London titled ‘Social Entrepreneurship Discourse(s) in Germany: the First Two Decades’. Outside of academia, Philipp worked in various startups in Berlin, in sustainability consulting, at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) and as high school teacher.

Research Interests

  • The ‘SE’ field (social entrepreneurship, social enterprise, social economy, solidarity economy), social and sustainable business, Fair Trade, sustainability
  • (Socio)economics education
  • Gender and Diversity in (socio)economics and organizations


  • Kenel, P./Gather, C./Lottmann, R. (2018): „Das war noch nie Thema hier, noch nie!“ Sexuelle Vielfalt in der Altenpflege – Perspektiven für ein Diversity Management. In: Pflege & Gesellschaft, 23 (3), S. 211-227.
  • Kenel, P. (2020): Interdisziplinäre feministische Impulse für eine größere Vielfalt der Perspektiven in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften. In: Carl, A./Kunze, S./Olteanu, Y./Yildiz, Ö./Yollu-Tok, A. (Hg.) Geschlechterverhältnisse im Kontext von Unternehmen und Gesellschaft. Baden-Baden: Nomos, S. 17-33.
  • Kenel, P./Bank Weinberg, D. (2022): Interdisciplinary Teaching for Sustainability: ‘Doing Business Differently‘. In: Saltevo, E./Martinovic, M./Bustamante, S. (Hg.) Shaping a Sustainable Future: Innovative Teaching Practices for Educating Responsible Leaders. Baden-Baden: Nomos, S. 109-126.