Faculty Expertise

Below is a listing of faculty that specialize in international business teaching and scholarship.

Full-Time USD Faculty

  • Barkacs, Craig, Professor of Business Law with expertise in international negotiations and ethics
  • Barkacs, Linda, Assistant Professor of Business Law with a focus on comparative law issues
  • Ceranic, Tara, Assistant Professor of Social and Legal Research with a focus on international business ethics, sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • Conroy, Stephen, Associate Professor of Economics with research interests in the area of microfinancing and wealth creation
  • Croom, Simon, Professor of Supply Chain Management with expertise in global supply chains
  • Dalton, Tom, Professor of Accountancy and Taxation focusing on the effects of US tax payment requirements on US dollar tax exchange
  • Deshpande, Shreesh, Associate Professor of Finance with expertise in eurobonds and on currency exchange warrants
  • Dimon, Denise, Professor of Economics with a focus on Latin America and international economics
  • Doshi, Kokila, Professor of Economics with a focus on international development and Asia
  • Ellis, Seth, Associate Professor of Marketing with research interests related to consumer preferences and country of origin
  • Gin, Alan, Associate Professor of Economics with expertise on China
  • Hora, Judith, Associate Professor of Accountancy with an emphasis on international accounting in capital markets
  • Hunsaker, Johanna, Professor of Management with expertise on cross-cultural manaagement issues and women and leadership
  • Hunsaker, Phil, Professor of Management with expertise on international organizational behavior and cross-cultural management
  • Johnson, Robert, Professor of Economics with expertise on international stock markets and exchange rates
  • Kelley, Timothy, Professor of Accountancy, with a focus on time budget pressures of auditors in the United States versus New Zealand
  • Kniazeva, Maria, Associate Professor of Marketing with a focus on international marketing issues and cross-cultural consumption
  • Ma, Alyson, Associate Professor of Economics with a focus on international trade and China
  • Marquez, Patricia, Associate Professor of Management with expertise on business at the base of the pyramid and how business can contribute to poverty alleviation
  • Narwold, Andrew, Professor of Economics with a focus on international education
  • Pavett, Cynthia, Professor of Management with expertise in cross-cultural management
  • Rahman, Manzur, Professor of Finance with expertise in international financial markets and corporate governance
  • Ratcliff, Ryan, Assistant Professor of Economics with a specialization in exchange rate forecasting and international financial markets
  • Rivetti, Daniel, Associate Professor of Finance with expertise in determinants of international liquidity
  • Rothman, Miriam, Professor of Management with a focus on education and international HR management
  • Somasundaram, Tygarajan, Associate Professor of Marketing with a specialization in international marketing
  • Sumner, Steven, Associate Professor of Economics with a specialization in the banking system and monetary transmission mechanism in Canada
  • Teplitz, Charles, Professor of Decision Sciences with a focus on international project management
  • Tu, Charles, Associate Professor of Real Estate with a focus on real estate journal quality from a global perspective and sustainable real estate development in China
  • Vargas, Vincente, Associate Professor of Decision Sciences with a specialization in international productivity analysis
  • Zimmermann, Carsten, Assistant Professor of Management with a focus on international mergers and acquisitions and international sourcing
  • Zocco, Dennis, Professor of Finance with expertise in international investments and international negotiations

Recent International Visiting Faculty:

  • Casarin, Ariel, Associate Professor of Economics, IAE Business School (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Bethlem, Agricola, Professor Emeritus of Strategy, COPPEAD/UFRJ (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Franch, Josep, Associate Professor of Marketing, ESADE (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Guerrieri, Paolo, Professor of Economics, University of Rome 'La Sapienza' (Rome, Italy)
  • Hilal, Adriana, Associate Professor of Organizations and International Business, COPPEAD/UFRJ (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Leal, Ricardo, Professor of Finance, COPPEAD/UFRJ (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Shin, Mannsoo, Professor of International Business, Korean University Business School
  • Weigand, Jürgen, Professor of Economics and Strategy, WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management (Vallendar, Germany)

Selected International Expertise of our Full-Time Faculty:

  • Over 50% have taught a course abroad organized by the Ahlers Center for International Business
  • Over 60% have taught abroad for USD or another university
  • 38% speak a language other than English
  • 75% of our full-time faculty have either worked or studied in a country other than the United States:

Europe and the Middle East

Asia and the Pacific

Latin America and the Caribbean

Africa

The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Sweden, Portugal, Iceland, Croatia, England, Italy, Russia, Estonia, Belgium, Macedonia, Austria, Armenia, Hungary, Israel New Zealand, Australia, India, Saipan, Taiwan, Philippines, Japan, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Thailand, Pakistan Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Japica, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, St. Lucia, Uruguay Nigeria