Dr Anne Pässilä (Ph.D.) is Research scholar at LUT, Visiting Research Fellow of University of Chester, UK, Visiting Research Fellow of University of Bath School of Management and partner at a a university spin-off Susinno. Anne is building her international reputation as a scholar in the field of arts-based research to support innovation and organisational development processes.
Particularly important is her contribution to an emergent research management field which is named ‘arts-based management’ with her research on the reflexive model of research-based theatre which has also represented the focus of Anne’s PhD studies.
She is actively engaged in a wide range of research initiatives ranging from publications to the development of national as well as international research projects and events addressing the use of arts-based research. An example of this is Beyond Text which is about Arts-based methods in research assessments and evaluations.