Robyn Eversole

Howard I. Scott Professor of Practice in Social Entrepreneurship

About Robyn Eversole


  • PhD, Anthropology of Development, McGill University, 1998.
  • MA, Anthropology of Development, McGill University, 1995.
  • BA, Anthropology, Economics, Spanish, Trinity University, 1993.

Faculty Research Interests

  • Anthropology of development
  • Entrepreneurship for social change
  • Rural/ regional development

Recent and Representative Publications

Eversole, R., (2022) Crossing boundaries in rural research. Journal of Sociology. 58(2), 144-160.

Eversole, R., (2022) Regional campuses and invisible innovation: impacts of non-traditional students in ‘Regional Australia’. Regional Studies. 56(6), 909-920.

Hutchinson, D., Eversole, R., (2022) Local agency and development trajectories in a rural region. Regional Studies. 1-12.

Birdthistle, N., Eversole, R., Walo, M., (2022) Creating an inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem for women entrepreneurs in a rural region. Journal of Business Venturing Insights. 18, e00341.

Grocke, L. C., Eversole, R., Hawkins, J. C., (2022) The influence of place attachment on community leadership and place management. Journal of Place Management and Development. 15(3), 298-315.

Eversole, R., (2022) The latent entrepreneurs: inequality and enterprising women in the lucky country. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Eversole, R., Walo, M., (2020) Leading and following in Australian regional development: Why governance matters. Regional Science Policy & Practice. 12(2), 291-302.

Eversole, R., Gambetta, ., (2019) Reimagining Development Institutions for the SDG Era: Pathways to Impact. 1-12. Springer International Publishing.

Eversole, R., Duniam, M., (2019) Social enterprises as rural development actors. 104-112. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Eversole, R., Birdthistle, N., Walo, M., Godinho, V., (2019) Towards a typology of supports for enterprising women: a comparison of rural and urban Australian regions. 52-77. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Lee, E., Eversole, R., (2019) Rethinking the regions: Indigenous peoples and regional development. Regional Studies. 53(11), 1509-1519.

Barraket, J., Eversole, R., Luke, B., Barth, S., (2019) Resourcefulness of locally-oriented social enterprises: Implications for rural community development. Journal of Rural Studies. 70, 188-197.

Eversole, R., (2018) Towards an Anthropology of Local and Regional Development Practice. Human Organization. 77(4), 336-346.

Eversole, R., (2018) Rural Development. 1-10. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Eversole, R., (2017) Anthropology for Development: From Theory to Practice. Routledge.

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