On October 12th, 2018, Associate Professor Saulo Dubard Barbosa defended his HDR (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) at the University of Grenoble Alpes.

His work, titled “Searching for freedom: A research agenda on the antecedents, consequences, and myths of entrepreneurship” was unanimously praised by the jury, composed by:

Professor Didier CHABAUD, University of Paris 1 – Rapporteur

Professor Christian DEFELIX, University of Grenoble Alpes – President of the Jury

Professor Alain FAYOLLE, Emlyon Business School – Supervisor

Professor Karim MESSEGHEM, University of Montpellier – Rapporteur

Professor Olivier TORRES, University of Montpellier – Rapporteur

Professor Marie Claire VILLEVAL, GATE – CNRS – External examiner


All jury members acknowledged the depth and richness of the candidate’s academic production and unanimously granted the HDR to Professor Saulo Dubard Barbosa, indicating his ability to supervise Doctoral Students and PhD Candidates.