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Rod Thomas

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Rod Thomas was born in Bridgend, Wales and educated at Brynteg Comprehensive School and the University of York. He is presently the Programme Leader of the Newcastle Business School’s MBA programme by part-time study. Before joining the Business School he worked for the National Health Service and as a consultant to The Office of Health Economics.

Rod Thomas


  • Education PGCE January 01 1996
  • MSc November 01 1993
  • Economics MSc January 01 1993
  • Academic Associate CIPD Chartered Institute Personnel and Development 2013

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Keynes, Kuhn and the sociology of knowledge, Thomas, R. 30 Jun 2020, In: Cambridge Journal of Economics
  • The Claims of Generalized Darwinism, Thomas, R. Jun 2018, In: Philosophy of Management
  • 'Brexit' and the Political Ideals of the Open Society, Thomas, R. 28 Mar 2017
  • Karl Popper and the methodologists of economics, Thomas, R. 1 Jul 2017, In: Cambridge Journal of Economics
  • 'Brexit' and the Political Ideals of the Open Society, Thomas, R. 14 Jul 2016
  • Commenting on Lord Lawson of Blaby’s ‘Make June 23 Britain’s Independence Day’, Thomas, R. 28 May 2016, In: Standpoint
  • Letter to the Editor: Critical Criticisms, Thomas, R. May 2015, In: Philosophy Now
  • Letter to the Editor: Doubting EU dogma, Thomas, R. 28 Nov 2015, In: Standpoint
  • Letter to the editor: Perceptual error, Thomas, R. Jul 2015, In: Standpoint
  • Letter to the Editor: The dangers of individualism, Thomas, R. Jun 2015, In: Standpoint

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