Head of International Management Track, Tenured Assistant Professor of Strategy and Corporate Governance
Comparative Corporate Governance (CG) in Developed Economies & Emerging Markets; CG Best Practices, Diffusion & Convergence; National CG, Indigenous Governance & MNEs practices; Corporate Political Activity, CSR & CG stretgies; CG Failures & Learning; Fuzzy-set/Qualitative Comparative Analysis.
Institutional contextuality of business best practices: the persistent cross-national diversity in the creation of corporate governance codes.
Journal of Word Business Best Reviewer Award 2018; 2018 George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis Award (Finalist) for the MA thesis supervision of Aviv de Poel; 2017 George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis Award for the MA thesis supervision of Suzan van Eijden, University of Amsterdam and KPNG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 2017. Best PhD Dissertation Award 2010, Finalist, Research School Systems and Operational Management (SOM), Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, the Netherlands, June 2011; Best PhD-Authored Paper Award, SOM, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, the Netherlands, February 2010; PhD Associate, Graduate SOM Research School, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, 2005-2009
Visiting Professor at the Center for Emerging Markets, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, Boston, US (March 2017 – ); Visiting Professor at Innovation Research Institute, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan, (April 2014 – ); Visiting Scholar, Department of Business Administration at the College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, Fall 2010-Winter 2011;
Visiting Researcher, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fur Sozialforschung (Social Science Research Center Berlin), Berlin, Germany, Fall 2007-Spring 2009.
International Business Context;
Theories of International Management;
Strategy and Organizations;
Strategy, Organizations and Context; Corporate Governance, Culture and Institutions; Institutional Contextuality of Corporate Governance, International Management; Introduction in International Business
Masters thesis supervision in International Management