In my research I analyze three topics: the internationalization of firms, with a special interest in emerging market multinationals; capability development, particularly technological capabilities; and governance issues, with a special focus on corruption in international business. My seventy published research papers appear in leading academic journals, such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Research Policy, Strategic Management Journal, and in edited books. I coedited the book Understanding Multinationals from Emerging Markets, and coauthored the book Emerging Market Multinationals: Solving Operational Challenges in Internationalization, both published by Cambridge University Press.
My research has received numerous awards. The dissertation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology received the Free Press Best Dissertation Award from the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management, and was finalist for the Barry M. Richman Best Doctoral Dissertation Award from the International Management Division of the Academy of Management, and the Gunnar Hedlund Award for Best Dissertation in International Business from the Institute of International Business, Stockholm School of Economics and European International Business Association. A paper from my dissertation at the University of Salamanca received the best Ph.D. student paper award in strategy from the Academy of Management. Two other received best paper awards from the Academy of Management’s International Management division and one received a best paper award from the European International Business Academy. My geographical area of expertise is Latin America and I have done fieldwork in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Mexico, Spain, and the US.
I am the incoming co-editor of Global Strategy Journal, was the reviewing editor of Journal of International Business Studies and have served on the editorial boards of other leading journals, such as Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Management, Journal of World Business, Organization Studies, and Strategic Management Journal. I guest edited special issues of Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal, and Journal of World Business.
In 2016, I was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business; in 2012 I was elected a Member of the Executive Committee of the Academy of Management’s International Management Division in which I am currently serving as Immediate Past Chair, and in 2006 I was was elected Representative-at-Large of the Strategic Management Society’s Global Strategy Group. I served as Chair of the Communications Committee of the Academy of Management’s International Management Division during 2008-2012. I helped organize conference programs by serving as Track Chair at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting twice (2003, 2011), Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Academy of International Business Latin American Chapter (2010), and being the Professional Development Workshop program Chair (2013) and Academic Program Chair (2014) of the International Management Division of the Academy of Management. I received an outstanding service award from the Academy of International Business and six best reviewer awards.
I teach courses on global strategy and sustainability at the undergraduate, masters, executive and Ph.D. levels. I taught at Northeastern University, University of South Carolina and University of Minnesota in the USA, IPADE and Monterrey Tec in Mexico, FGV and FDC in Brazil, Thammasat University in Thailand, University of Valencia in Spain, UNIS in Guatemala, WU in Austria, and Warsaw School of Economics in Poland. I was a finalist for professor of the year award at the University of South Carolina.
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