Mareike joined the ISM group at Warwick Business School as an Assistant Professor in Information Systems and Management in 2016. Currently, she is also a Visiting Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics. Previously she worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the IOMS Department at the Stern School of Business, New York University, USA (2015-2016). She received her doctoral degree in Business Administration/Management at the University of Hamburg, Germany (2012-2015).
She conducts research in the field of information systems management. Thereby, she draws on interdisciplinary perspectives in
marketing (online consumer behavior), and social issues in management. Her research focuses on collaborative consumption or so-called "sharing economy" services, (peer-to-peer) platforms,
digital trust, and algorithmic management. Among others, she worked with data from users of bike sharing systems,
car-sharing offers (car2go), accommodation sharing services (Airbnb), online dating apps, ride-hailing services (Uber), and ride-sharing platforms (BlaBlaCar).
Mareike holds a M.Sc. in Management from the London School of Economics, UK, and an B.A. in Communication/Media Science and Political Science from Ludwig-Maximillians- University (LMU) in Munich, Germany. Furthermore, she was a visiting student at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), France.
Before starting her career in academia she worked in international governance for the United Nations (UNEP) in New York on topics such as sustainable development, climate change, and the green economy. She also gained work experience in advertising and marketing. Being in charge of the Service Learning Seminar Initiative at the Department of Socio-Economics at the University of Hamburg, she supervised student consultancy projects addressing digitalisation and strategic management for industry partners such as the City of Hamburg, the United nations (UNFCCC), and the German Red Cross.
She received numerous awards and scholarships. She was nominated for the William H. Newman Award for Best Paper Based on a Dissertation (Academy of Management 2015) and received the RESER Founders' PhD Award for Outstanding Performance as a Young Scholar (European Association for Research on Services 2014). Among others she was awarded with a grant of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation in 2015 and a Post-doc Research Grant the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in 2015.
March 2018: I am a member of the Scientific Committee of the Reshaping Work in the Platform Economy Conference, organised by colleagues at the VU Amsterdam! High-level speakers from academia (Harvard, Oxford, etc.) and industry (Uber and others) to be expected! To be held on 25 and 26 October 2018! Submit your work!!
January 2018: Our Minitrack proposal on "Advances in Trust, Identity, and Trusted Systems in Technology-Mediated Environments" to be held at the 52nd "Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences" in Jan 2019 was accepted!! I will be mini track chair - together with Sirkka Jarvenpaa and Robin Teigland. We are looking forward to your submissions!
December 2017: I was quizzed by the L.A. Times and other outlets about the recent EU high court ruling addressing Uber's classification as a taxi company!
November 2017: I have been featured in the Independent, discussing what Uber's defeat in court means in the long run!
Sept 2017: I was quizzed by the financial times on car sharing in cities! Check it out!
August 2017: Our research about Uber drivers 'fighting back' by gaming the system as a response to algorithmic management practices has been featured on the front page of The Times, and in about 200 other press outlets worldwide, including The Telegraph, Fox4 News, the BBC and several BBC radio shows, The Independent, The Evening Standard!
May 2017: I was picked as the Alum of the month by the LSE Department of Management!! Check out my interview!