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Visiting Scholars

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Ryan Federo

Ryan Federo
  • PhD candidate at ESADEgeo - Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics of ESADE Business School, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Executive Education program certificate from the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University in Boston MA-USA, a Master of Research in Management Sciences from ESADE Business School in Barcelona-Spain, a Master of Science in Maritime Affairs specializing in Maritime Law and Policy from the World Maritime University in Malmö-Sweden, and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Lyceum Northwestern University in the Philippines.
  • Research Interests: Governance of intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). Drawing on strategy research, particularly using organizational theories and empirical evidence from corporate governance literature.
  • Visiting Period: January 2017 - April 2017

Email: ryan.federo@esade.edu
Alicia Rodriguez Marquez

Alicia Rodriguez Marquez
  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD. Business Management
  • Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • Research Interests: Internationalization, offshoring, innovation, knowledge-intensive services, technology cooperation, business competitiveness.
  • Visiting Period: Summer 2017

Email: alicia.rodriguez@uc3m.es
Helena Barnard

Helena Barnard
  • Full professor at GIBS and responsible for the GIBS doctoral programme
  • On the organizing committee for the Academy of Management Africa conference at GIBS in 2013, serves on the editorial board of the Global Strategy Journal and is the Academy of International Business (AIB) Vice President for Administration for 2017 to 2020.
  • Research interests: global innovation systems, internationalization of emerging market firms, knowledge flows in organizations.
  • Visiting Period: Summer 2017

Email: barnardh@gibs.co.za
Alessandro Merendino

Alessandro Merendino
  • Researcher at the Centre for Business in Society, Faculty of Business and Law, Coventry University (UK)
  • PhD in Management and Business Administration, University of Ferrara (Italy)
  • Master’s Degree in Business and Management (laude and honours), University of Ferrara (Italy)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Management and Finance, University of Ferrara (Italy).
  • Visiting research fellow at Cass Business Scholl City University London (UK)
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountant in England and Wales) and Internal Auditor
  • Research Interests: Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Top Management Team, Big Data, Stakeholders.
  • Visiting Period: September 2017 - October 2017

Email: alessandro.merendino@coventry.ac.uk
Daniel Shapiro

  • Distinguished Visiting Scholar
  • Professor of Global Business Strategy, and Dean Emeritus, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Canada Ph.D. in Economics, Cornell University
  • Research Interests: Global Strategy, MNE's from Emerging Economies, Corporate Ownership and Governance
  • Visiting Period: November 2016; January - February 2017

Email: dshapiro@sfu.ca
Tobias Coutinho Parente

  • PhD Student in Business Administration (Strategic Management), University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Master in Business Administration (Strategic Management), University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Research interest in corporate governance, family firms, decision-making, and strategy in emerging markets
  • Visiting period: September 2016 - March 2017

Email: tobiascoutinho@usp.br
Antonio Majocchi

  • Full Professor of International Business and Strategy, Department of Economics and Business, University of Pavia, Italy
  • Ph.D. in Business Administration, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
  • Degree in Economics, Facoltà di Economia, Pavia University, Italy
  • Visiting Research Fellow, King’s College, London, UK (2008-2009); University of Valencia, Spain, (2011)
  • Visiting Professor (Fall, 2012), University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
  • Research interests: Family firms and international business, location strategies by MNCs, export determinants.
  • Visiting Period: August-December 2016

Email: antonio.majocchi@unipv.it
 Dirk Michael Boehe

  • Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy, School of Management and Marketing, University of Adelaide, Australia

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

  • Master of Arts (M.A.), Free University Berlin, Germany

  • Research interests in international diversification strategies, CSR and Corporate Governance in international business

  • Visiting Period: January-June 2016

Email: dirk.boehe@adelaide.edu.au

(Kelly) Xing Chen

  • Ph.D. in Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Zhejiang University, China

  • Research interest in corporate governance, international business, and strategy in emerging economies

  • Visiting Period: Fall 2015

Email: chenxing@baf.cuhk.edu.hk
Aya Chacar

  • PhD, Management, University of California, Los Angeles, California

  • Master of Business Administration, Finance, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York

  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering, University of Saint Joseph, Mansourieh, Lebanon

  • Research expertise includes: Business Policy and Strategy, Innovation, Management of Innovation and Change, Pharmaceutical Industry, Technological Innovation, Utility Industry, Value Creation

Email: chacara@fiu.edu
Matilde D'Amelio

  • PhD Student in International Business and Development Economics at Polytechnic of Milan, Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, working with Professors Lucia Piscitello, Paola Garrone and Jonathan Doh

  • Master of Science Degree in “Mechanical Engineering” at Polytechnic of Turin, Italy

  • Research Interests: MNEs and provision of collective goods in countries affected by institutional voids, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan region

  • Visiting period: Fall 2015

Email: matilde.damelio@polimi.it
Roberta Rabelloti

  • Full Professor, Deprtament of Political and Social Sciences, Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
  • PhD in Development Studies, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK
  • Msc in Development Economics, University of Oxford, UK
  • Research focus on MNEs from Emerging countries
  • Visiting Period: Fall 2015

Email: roberta.rabellotti@unipv.it
Lars Matysiak

  • Assistant Professor, School of Management and Economics, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
  • Ph.D. in Management, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
  • Visiting Research Fellow, University of Reading, UK
  • Research focus on competitive advantages and performance of MNEs, particularly how MNEs attain and sustain resources and capabilities that give them competitive advantages in their home country and in different host countries and regions
  • Visiting Period: Spring 2015, Fall 2014

Email: research@matysiak.com 
Lucilene K. R. Bandeira

Lucilene Bandeira
  • Professor, Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil
  • Ph.D. in Strategic Management, University of Grenoble 2, Grenoble, France
  • Research focus on multinationals' behavior, particularly how Brazilian multinationals create innovation, understanding the link between their innovative capacity and their international expansion
  • Visiting Period: January 2015

Email: lucilenebandeira@ufcg.edu.br

Kiattichai Kalasin 

Kiattichai Kalasin
  • Lecturer: College of Management, Mahidol University
  • Ph.D. in Strategy and Management, HEC Paris
  • Research Interests: Emerging-Economy MNEs, Path-breaking change, State-owned enterprises
  • Visiting Period: August 15, 2014 - December 15, 2014

Email: kiattichai.kal@mahidol.ac.th
Li Dai

Li Dai
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Loyola Marymount University.
  • Ph.D. in Management, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University.
  • Research interests: firm strategy in difficult contexts, economic geography, bottom of the pyramid strategies, and microfoundations of strategy (e.g., entrepreneurship).
  • Visiting Period: Fall 2014.

Email: li.dai@lmu.edu 
Miguel A. Montoya, PhD

Miguel Montoya
  • Professor of International Competitiveness & Economics and Dean of Graduate School. Tecnologico de Monterrey, campus Guadalajara (Mexico)
  • Miguel received his Ph.D. in Apply Economics from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain) and BA in Economics from University of Guadalajara (Mexico)
  • His research focuses on Innovations in Business for Base of the Pyramid, with a particular interest in emerging markets. He also analyses regulation of utilities in Latin-American.
  • Visiting Period: Fall 2014, Spring 2014.

Email: mmontoya@itesm.mx 
Kazuhiro Asakawa

Kazuhiro Asakawa

  • Mitsubishi Chaired Professor of Management at Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University, Japan
  • Ph.D. INSEAD, MBA Harvard University, BA summa cum laude Waseda University
  • His research interests are focused on innovation and R&D management of multinational corporations, cross-border knowledge sourcing and leveraging, subsidiary evolution, and autonomy-control dynamics
  • Visiting Period: Summer 2014

Email: asakawa@kbs.keio.ac.jp
Sathyajit Gubbi

Sathyajit Gubbi
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, Netherlands
  • Ph.D. Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India
  • His research interests are focused on strategies pursued by firms in the emerging economies, Strategic Management and International Business
  • Visiting Period: Summer 2014

Email: s.r.gubbi@rug.nl
Pavida Pananond, PhD

Pavida Pananond
  • Associate Professor of International Business at Thammasat Business School, Thammasat University
  • Pavida received her Ph.D. in Economics (International Business) from the University of Reading (UK), MBA from McGill University (Canada), and BA in Accounting from Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)
  • Her research focuses on the internationalisation of firms, with a particular interest in emerging market multinationals. She also analyses competitive strategies of Thai and Southeast Asian firms, outward foreign direct investment from Thailand, Southeast Asia, and intra-A foreign direct investment
  • Visiting Period: Summer 2014

Email: pavida@tbs.tu.ac.th
Yingying Zhang

Yingying Zhang
  • Associate Professor of Strategy an International Business at CUNEF (Complutense University of Madrid).
  • Ph.D. in Management Sciences, ESADE-Ramon Llull University; MBA from ESADE Business School, and Bachelor in Economics from Xiamen University
  • Visiting Scholar, Harvard University
  • Co-editor for the book series of Palgrave Studies on Chinese Management
  • Currently research interest in the expansion of multinationals from emerging market, specially of Chinese firms
  • Visiting Period: Spring 2014

Email: yzhang@cunef.edu
Stephanie L. Wang

Stephanie Wang
  • Ph.D. Student in Strategy and International Business at the School of Business Administration, University of Miami, working with Prof. Yadong Luo
  • Master in Strategic Management at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, China
  • Research on capability upgrading and internationalization strategy, mainly contextualized through emerging market multinationals
  • Has published articles in Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Perspective, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of World Business, and others
  • Visiting Period: Spring 2014

Email: slu@bus.miami.edu

Carlos Aveline

Carlos Aveline
  • Professor of Finance, School of Management, UNINOVE (Universidade Nove de Julho – São Paulo)
  • Ph.D. candidate in International Business, FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas) – São Paulo School of Business
  • Research interest in emerging market multinationals
  • Extensive experience in International auditing (banking) in: the Southern Cone (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay), the U.S. and Caribbean (Miami, New York, Cayman Islands), Europe (Portugal, Spain, England and Luxembourg), and Asia (Japan)
  • Visiting Period: Spring 2014

Email: eduardo.aveline@gvmail.br
Grazia D. Santangelo

  • Professor of Economics at the University of Catania (Italy)
  • Ph.D. in Economics from Reading University (UK)
  • President, European International Business Academy (EIBA) in 2007, and has served on EIBA board since 2004 as Italian national representative
  • Research on international knowledge creation and sourcing, location strategies and linkages creation by MNEs, and innovation management, particularly in emerging markets
  • Author of Innovation in Multinational Corporations in the Information Age (Elgar), and articles in Research Policy, J. of Evolutionary Economics, IBR, JWB, Transnational Corporations, etc.
  • Visiting Period: Fall 2013, Spring 2012

Email: grsanta@unict.it

Klaus Meyer

Klaus Meyer

Distinguished Visiting Scholar

  • Professor of Strategy and International Business, CEIBS
  • Ph.D. in Economics/International Business, London Business School
  • Research Interests: Strategies of Foreign Investors in Emerging economies, Global Strategy, MNE's from Emerging Economies
  • Visiting Period: January - February 2013

Email: kmeyer@ceibs.edu
Tamara Stucchi

Tamara Stucchi
  • Ph.D. student, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark Department of Strategic Management, working with Prof. Torben Pedersen
  • Master of Science degree in “Management Engineering” at Politecnico of Milan University
  • Ph.D. topic: Internationalization by Indian firms
  • Visiting Period: Spring 2012, Fall 2011

Email: ts.smg@cbs.dk 
Vlad Vaiman

Vlad Vaiman
  • Professor of international management and a director of graduate programs at School of Business, Reykjavik U., Iceland 
  • Ph.D. in Multicultural Management, U. of St. Gallen, Switzerland; MBA, U. of Wyoming
  • Consultant to major organizations in many countries
  • Research on cultural differences and their influences on leadership, motivation, and talent management in multinational companies, particularly in emerging markets
  • Author of Smart Talent Management (with C. Vance) and Talent Management of Knowledge Workers. Has published in AMLE, AMP, JIBS, HRM, and others
  • Co-founder and an executive editor of European J. of International Management
  • Visiting Period: Spring 2012

Email: vlad@ru.is 
Marion Vieu

Marion Vieu
  • Ph.D. student, Aix-Marseille University, France Center in Logistics and Strategy (CRET-LOG), working with Prof. Gilles Guieu
  • Master of Management Science degree in “Management and Strategy” at Aix-Marseille University, France, Grade B
  • Ph.D. topic: Internationalization process of EMNEs in the context of South-North FDI - France’s Case
  • Visiting Period: Fall 2011

Email: marion.vieu@univ-amu.fr
Huaichuan Rui

Huaichuan Rui
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Royal Holloway, London University
  • Ph.D. in Management, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge 
  • Visiting Professor, Nanjing Normal University, China
  • Pioneer Researcher on China’s outward investment and have interviewed more than 300 firm managers, government officials
  • NGOs and community members in Chinese MNEs’ home and host countries
  • Visiting Period: Fall 2011

Email: Huaichuan.rui@rhul.ac.uk

Faculty Exchanges: NU Professors Go Abroad

Professor Jay Mulki

Jay Mulki, Assistant professor of the Marketing Group and Renfro Fello, accepted an invitation to teach an intensive marketing strategy course during the spring of 2011 from the Dean of Faculty, Professor Maurizio Baussola at Catholic University of the Sacred Heart. He taught this same month-long intensive course to a group of Italian graduate students between March and April 2010.

Email: jmulki@neu.edu
Professor Edward Wertheim

In January 2011, Edward Wertheim, Associate Professor of Management and Organizational Development, began teaching at the Royal Business School in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He is teaching classes in negotiation and conflict resolution.

Email: e.wertheim@neu.edu

Faculty Exchanges 2011: Scholars Visit NU

Name Dates of Visit From NU Faculty Host
Bo Zhu 1/10/2011 - 12/10/2011 China Shaiwee Yang
Tina Chopra 1/10/2011 - 4/29/2011 India R. Balachandra
Gopinath Venkatesan 1/10/2011 - 4/29/2011 India R. Balachandra
Selvam Gnana Sampath 1/10/2011 - 4/29/2011 India R. Balachandra
Himanshu Jindal 1/10/2011 - 4/29/2011 India R. Balachandra


Prior Faculty Exchanges: Scholars Visit NU

Name Dates of Visit From NU Faculty Host
SuPing Huang 9/1/09 - 8/31/10 China Tony Gao
Yuning Hu 8/22/08 - 8/21/09 China Cynthia Lee
Wenchen Guo 1/1/09 - 6/30/09 China Cynthia Lee
TingZhang 1/21/08 -6/30/ 09 China Rosanna Garica
V M Sundharam 2/15/09 - 6/15/09 India R. Balachandra
Clemens Kohler 1/15/09 - 5/31/09 Germany Andy Rohm
William Brafu-lnsaidoo 10/15/08 - 12/31/08 Ghana Bill Tita
Isaac Dasmanl 10/15/08 -12/31/08 Ghana Bill Tita
Emmanuel Asmah 10/15/08 - 12/31/08 Ghana Bill Tita
Pravin Bhardwaj 2/1/08 - 5/15/08 India R. Balachandra
Shankar Raman 2/1/08 - 5/15/08 India R. Balachandra
Nagarajan Valraperumal 2/1/08 - 5/ 15/08 India R. Balachandra
Nandhini Velumanl 2/1/08 - 5/15/08 India R. Balachandra
Vamsi Krishna Degapuda 2/1/08 - 5/15/08 India R. Balachandra
Anthony Arvind Kumar 2/1/08 - 5/15/ 08 India R. Balachandra