Department of Business Humanities and Law

  • Centre for Business History
  • Entrepreneurship, Ethics & Leadership Unit
Assistant professor

Room: POR/18.B-2.18b
Hannah Tucker

Hannah Knox Tucker is an assistant professor of history in the Department of Business Humanities and Law at the Copenhagen Business School. Her research examines the entrepreneurial and managerial functions of traders in the early-modern Atlantic. Her teaching focuses on entrepreneurship in platform businesses, maritime contexts, and beyond. Her work uses historical and statistical methods to explore how major shifts in businesses practices have shaped culture and society in the long-run. She is a member of the Centre for Business History.

Primary research areas
  • Business History
  • Economic History
  • Maritime History
  • History of Capitalism
  • Historical Entrepreneurship
Curriculum Vitae
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  • Google, Uber, Amazon: The Management of Platform Businesses (BSc in Economics and Business Administration)
  • Founder's Dilemmas: Anticipate and Avoid Startup Pitfalls (BSc in International Business)


Publications sorted by:
Hannah Knox Tucker / Unfreedom and Slavery Under Sail : Intercolonial Trade In the British Atlantic, 1698–1766.
In: Business History Review, Vol. 97, No. 4, 2024, p. 751-778
Journal article > peer review
Hannah Tucker / Captains' Mail Circuits : Examining Social Relations in Letter Transfer, 1700–1774.
In: Living Better Together: Social Relations and Polycentricty in the Work of Ostrom and Zelizer . . ed. /Stefanie Haffele; Virgil Henry Storr. Cham : Palgrave Macmillan 2023, p. 215-236 (Mercatus Studies in Political and Social Economy)
Book chapter > peer review
Tim Weiss; Robert Eberhart; Michael Lounsbury; Andrew Nelson; Violina Rindova; John Meyer; Patricia Bromley; Rachel Atkins; Trish Ruebottom; Jennifer Jennings; Dev Jennings; Madeline Toubiana; Angelique Slade Shantz; Niki Khorasani; Daniel Wadhwani; Hannah Tucker; David Kirsch; Brent Goldfarb; Howard Aldrich; Daniel Aldrich / The Social Effects of Entrepreneurship on Society and Some Potential Remedies : Four Provocations.
In: Journal of Management Inquiry, Vol. 32, No. 4, 10.2023, p. 251-277
Journal article > peer review
Mary Draper; Hannah Tucker / Coastal/Coastwise Trade
In: Oxford Bibliographies in Atlantic History. ed. /Trevor G. Burnard. New York : Oxford University Press 2022
Encyclopedia chapter > peer review
Hannah Tucker / Masters of the Market : Ship Captaincy in the British Atlantic, 1680-1774.
In: Enterprise & Society, Vol. 23, No. 4, 12.2022, p. 916-922
Journal article > peer review
Hannah Tucker / Merchants Revisited : Long-distance Traders and the World They Made.
In: Business History Review, Vol. 96, No. 4, 2022, p. 865-870
Review article > peer review