Research Expertise

Our faculty has a global mindset -- and we can prove it. 

  • Approximately 55 percent of our faculty have taught a course abroad organized by the Ahlers Center for International Business or the International Center at USD.
  • Almost 60 percent have participated in an international faculty development program organized by the Ahlers Center.
  • Over 40 percent are currently engaged in internationally-focused research.
  • 43 percent speak a language other than English.
  • 77 percent have either worked or studied in a country other than the U.S. See list below: 
    • Africa
      • Mozambique
      • Nigeria
      • South Africa
    • Americas
      • Argentina
      • Brazil
      • Canada
      • Colombia
      • Costa Rica
      • Dominican Republic
      • Honduras
      • Jamaica
      • Mexico
      • St. Lucia
      • Uruguay
      • Venezuela
    • Asia
      • Bangladesh
      • China
      • Hong Kong 
      • India
      • Indonesia
      • Japan
      • Malaysia
      • Philippines
      • Singapore
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
    • Middle East
      • Iran
      • Kuwait
      • Qatar
      • UAE
    • Europe
      • Austria
      • Croatia
      • England
      • Estonia
      • France
      • Germany
      • Hungary
      • Ireland
      • Italy
      • Malta
      • Portugal 
      • Romania
      • Russia
      • Scotland
      • Serbia
      • Spain
      • Sweden
    • Oceania
      • Australia 
      • New Zealand
      • Philippines

International Visiting Faculty

To complement the expertise of our own faculty, we are honored to bring internationally recognized professors from institutions across the world to our classrooms here at the USD School of Business. Meet some of the international faculty members we have hosted.
Paolo Guerrieri, PhD Former senator of Italy; professor of economics, University of Rome 'La Sapienza' (Rome, Italy)
Ricardo Leal, PhD Professor of finance, COPPEAD/UFRJ (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Mansoo Shin, PhD Professor of international business, Korean University Business School (Seoul, South Korea)
Ariel Casarin, PhD Associate professor of economics, IAE Business School (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Josep Franch, PhD Dean, ESADE (Barcelona, Spain)
Michael Frenkel, PhD Professor of economics and strategy, WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management (Vallender, Germany)

Faculty Expertise and Research Interests

  • Our faculty are experts with research interests in a wide array of international topics ranging from trade and finance to sustainability, management, culture, and more.