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University of Exeter Business School

Dr Dimitris Batolas

Dr Dimitris Batolas

Postdoctoral Research Fellow




Dimitris joined the University of Exeter Business School and the Initiative for the Digital Economy (INDEX) in October 2021 as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Prior to this, he conducted doctoral research at Aarhus University (Denmark). During his doctoral studies he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Advanced Hindsight, Duke University (USA) and his research stay was funded by the Salling Foundation.

He has also received funding from the Interacting Mind Center (IMC) and the Interdisciplinary Center for Organizational Architecture (ICOA) in Denmark.

Dimitris holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Macedonia (Greece), an MSc in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Essex (UK), and an MSc in Enterprise in Risk Management from the Open University of Cyprus (Cyprus).

Prior to his move to academia, he worked in the banking sector.


  • PhD in Management (Aarhus University)
  • MSc in Enterprise Risk Management (Open University of Cyprus)
  • MSc in Economics and Econometrics (University of Essex)
  • BSc in Economics (University of Macedonia)


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Research interests

  • Business Ethics
  • Moral Psychology 
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Digital Transformation

Dimitris’ research interests lie in ethical decision making, focusing in particular on business ethics and moral psychology. He is also interested in behavioural economics, social identities and digital transformation. Dimitris’ work mostly follows an empirical (experimentally based) approach, adhering to the principles of open science.

Research projects

Dimitrios is currently involved in a project investigating digital transformation in Large Established Organisations (LEOs)

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Journal articles

Batolas D, Perkovic S, Mitkidis P (2022). Psychological and Hierarchical Closeness as Opposing Factors in Whistleblowing: a Meta-Analysis. Journal of Business and Psychology, 38(2), 369-383. Abstract.

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Dimitrios is mostly interested in teaching Behavioural Economics, Business Ethics, and Quantitative Research Methods.

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