Nancy R. Buchan, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 1998
Academic Research Interests: Building and maintenance of fairness, trust and cooperation in cross-cultural relationships
William R. Folks, Jr., D.B.A.
Harvard University, 1970
Academic Research Interests: International business, banking, finance
Omrane Guedhami, Ph.D.
Laval University, 2003
Academic Research Interests: Privatization, liberalization, and corporate governance, with a particular focus on emerging markets
Tatiana Kostova, Ph.D.
Buck Mickel Chair and Professor of International Business
University of Minnesota, 1996
Academic Research Interests: International management, knowledge management in MNCs, legitimacy of MNCs, social capital in MNCs
Chuck C.Y. Kwok, Ph.D.
Charles W. Coker, Sr. Distinguished Moore Fellow
University of Texas, 1984
Academic Research Interests: International financial management, international business education, and business in Pacific Asia
Sali Li, Ph.D.
University of Utah, 2007
Academic Research Interests: Global strategy, competitiveness, emerging markets, innovation and clusters.
Gerald A. McDermott, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998
Academic Research Interests: Institutional change, global strategy, business-government relations, emerging markets, especially Latin America, East-Central Europe
Lite Nartey, Ph.D.
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
Academic Research Interests: Business-government & business-society dynamics, political risk & nonmarket strategies, stakeholder engagement, [strategic] corporate social responsibility & business ethics, African investment & development
Robert J. Rolfe, Ph.D.
University of Oklahoma, 1983
Academic Research Interests: Competitive strategies in developing countries, micro-finance, foreign investment in Africa
Kendall Roth, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for International Programs and Partnerships
Chair, Sonoco International Business Department
J. Willis Cantey Chair for International Business and Economics
University of South Carolina, 1986
Academic Research Interests: Competition in global industries, global strategy implementation, top management decision making
Andrew Spicer, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 1998
Academic Research Interests: Organizational and institutional change in post-communist economies
Hildy Teegen, Ph.D.
University of Texas, 1993
Academic Research Interests: Global business and interactions between firms, governments, and nongovernmental organizations; strategic and economic valuation of resources contributed by negotiating parties; cross-cultural interactions, strategic and societal impact of collaboration and associated economic development considerations
Marc van Essen, Ph.D.
Erasmus University, 2011
Academic Research Interests: Comparative corporate governance; institution-based view of business strategy; ownership concentration; ownership identity; meta-analytic research methods.
Ken C. Erickson, Ph.D.
University of Kansas, 1995
Academic Research Interests: Business anthropology; retail in urban and rural China; microbusiness; ethnographic methods.
Frank Rydzewski, MBA
Drexel University, 1974
Academic Research Interests: Strategy, Product Management, and Globalization, as well as undergraduate instruction in International Business & Marketing Field Studies
Daniel Ostergaard, MPA, MA National Security and Strategic Studies
Harvard University, 2004
U.S. Naval War College, 2003
Academic Research Interests: National security and international business; strategic natural resources; business-government relations.
David A. Ricks, Ph.D.
Indiana University, 1970
Academic Research Interests: Understanding cultural differences, cross-cultural communication problems, causes and methods of preventing international business blunders, ethical issues in international business, and international business challenges and opportunities in Central Europe.
Sonya Kostadinova, MIBS
University of South Carolina, 1998
Academic Research Interests: International Trade, the complexity of management decision making in constantly changing global political, macroeconomic, and business environment, private-government-academic partnerships, incubators of global entrepreneurship and drivers of economic growth
James A. Kuhlman, Ph.D.
Northwestern University, 1971
Academic Research Interests: East-west business, political risk assessment/management