Previously, Stoyan taught Art Management and Aesthetics and Art History in the MSc program. His research focuses on innovation and management practices in the creative industries, with a particular emphasis on the art market. His papers have appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science and the American Sociological Review, among others. Stoyan has been a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, Bocconi School of Management, LUISS Business School and Saint Petersburg State University in Russia. He holds a PhD in Sociology from Stanford University.