Curriculum Vitae

Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra

Associate Professor, International Business and Strategy

Robert Morrison Fellow


Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business

313 Hayden Hall, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Phone 1.617.373.6568, Fax 1.617.373.8628

email: a.cuervocazurra@neu.edu

Personal site: http://cuervo-cazurra.com



EXPERTISE

Research: 

Global strategy, internationalization, developing country multinationals, corruption

Teaching: Global strategic management, international business, business in Latin America


EDUCATION
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, 1999
Ph.D. University of Salamanca, School of Economics and Management Sciences, 1997
B.B.A. Complutense University of Madrid, School of Economics and Management Sciences, 1991

   


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Northeastern University

D'Amore-McKim School of Business, International  Business and Strategy Group. Associate Professor, 2011-present.

University of South Carolina 

Moore School of Business, Sonoco International Business Department. Associate Professor, 2010-2011. Assistant Professor, 2005-2010. 

Cornell University

Department of Applied Economics and Management. Visiting Assistant Professor, 2003-2004. 

University of Minnesota

Carlson School of Management, Department of Strategic Management and Organization. Assistant Professor, 1999-2005 (on leave, 2003-2004). 



OTHER AFFILIATIONS

Northeastern University

    Center for Emerging Markets, Faculty Associate, 2011-present.

    Business Sustainability Initiative, Faculty Associate, 2012-present.

Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, Russia

     Institute for Emerging Market Studies (IEMS), Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, 2012-present.

Montreal Local-Global Research Group (MLGRG), Canada

     Honorary member, 2012-present.

University of South Carolina 

     College of Arts and Sciences, Latin American Studies Program, Faculty Associate, 2005-2011. 

     College of Arts and Sciences, Asia Center, Faculty Associate, 2005-2011. 

     College of Arts and Sciences, Walker Institute of International and Area Studies, Faculty Associate, 2006-2011. 



AWARDS AND HONORS
Best Reviewer Award, Academy of International Business. 2012.
Winner, GWU-CIBER Best Paper on Emerging Markets Award, Academy of Management, International Management Division. 2011.
Nominee, Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Award, Strategic Management Society. 2011. 
Winner, Outstanding Service Award, Journal of International Business Studies. 2010.
Winner, Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of International Business Studies. 2010.
Finalist, Emerald Best International Symposium Award, Academy of Management. 2010.
Winner, International Journal of Emerging Markets Best Paper on Emerging Markets Award, European International Business Academy. 2009.
Winner, International Advocate, Study Abroad Programs, University of South Carolina. 2009.
Finalist, Best Conference Paper for Practice Implications Award, Strategic Management Society. 2009.
Winner, Samsung Economic Research Institute Best Paper in Strategy/International Business Theory Award, Academy of Management, International Management Division. 2009.
Finalist, Professor of the Year, Doctoral Student Association, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. 2009.
Nominee, Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize, Strategic Management Society. 2007.
Outstanding Reviewer, Academy of Management, Technology and Innovation Division. 2006.
Outstanding Reviewer, Academy of Management, International Management Division. 2002.
Winner, Free Press Outstanding Dissertation Award. Academy of Management, Business Policy and Strategy Division. 2000.
Finalist, Barry M. Richman Best Doctoral Dissertation Award. Academy of Management, International Management Division. 2000.
Finalist, Gunnar Hedlund Award for Best Dissertation in International Business. Institute of International Business, Stockholm School of Economics and European International Business Association. 1999.
Winner, Robert J. Litschert Best Doctoral Student Paper Award. Academy of Management, Business Policy and Strategy Division. 1998


PUBLICATIONS
Journal Articles
[36] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Martin de Holan, P., and Sanz, L. Location advantages: emergent and guided co-evolutions. Journal of Business Research (forthcoming). 
[35] Marano, V., Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Kowk, C. 2013. The impact of conflict types and location on trade. International Trade Journal, 27 (3): (forthcoming).
[34] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2012. How the analysis of developing country multinational companies helps advance theory: Solving the Goldilocks debate. Global Strategy Journal, 2(3): 153-167.  
[33] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2012. Business relationships between Latin America and Asia: The next research frontier. Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability, 6(1): 16-22. 
[32] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2011. Global strategy and global business environment: The direct and indirect influences of the home country on a firm’s global strategy. Global Strategy Journal, 1 (3-4): 382-386
[31] Thomas, D. C., Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Brannen, M. Y. 2011. Explaining theoretical relationships in international business research: It’s about the arrows linking the boxes. Journal of International Business Studies, 42: 1073-1078
[30] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Stal, E. 2011. The investment development path and FDI from developing countries: The role of pro-market reforms and institutional voids. Latin American Business Review, 12 (3): 209-231.
[29] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2011. Selecting the country in which to start internationalization: The non-sequential internationalization argument. Journal of World Business, 46 (4): 426-437
[28] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Genc, M. 2011. How context matters: Non-market advantages of developing-country MNEs. Journal of Management Studies, 48 (2): 441-445 
[27] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Lieberman, L. 2010. International Business and Latin America. Globalization, Competitiveness and Governability, 4 (3): 16-23.
[26] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2010. Multilatinas (Latin American Multinationals). Universia Business Review, 25: 14-33. (written in Spanish)
Editorial of special issue on Latin American multinational firms
[25] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Un, C. A. 2010. Why some firms never invest in formal R&D. Strategic Management Journal, 31(7): 759-779.
[24] Un, C. A., Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Asakawa, K. 2010. R&D collaborations and product innovation. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 27 (5): 673-689.
Summarized in Yu, Larry. 2008. Collaborating with the right partner. Sloan Management Review, 50 (1): 8-9. http://sloanreview.mit.edu/smr/issue/2008/fall/04/
[23] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Dau, L. A. 2009. Pro-market reforms and firm profitability in developing countries. Academy of Management Journal, 52 (6): 1348-1368.
[22] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Dau, L. A. 2009. Structural reform and firm exports. Management International Review, 49 (4): 479-507.
[21] Aguilera, R., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Codes of good governance. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 17 (3): 376-387.
[20] Un, C. A., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2008. Do subsidiaries of foreign MNEs invest more in R&D than domestic firms? Research Policy, 37 (10): 1812-1828.
[19] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Genc, M. 2008. Transforming disadvantages into advantages: Developing country MNEs in the least developed countries. Journal of International Business Studies, 39 (6): 957-979
[18] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2008. The effectiveness of laws against bribery abroad. Journal of International Business Studies, 39 (4): 634-651.
[17] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2008. The multinationalization of developing country MNEs: The case of Multilatinas. Journal of International Management, 14 (2): 138-154. 
Top ten JIM articles cited in the last 5 years (April 2010). 
[16] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2008. Better the devil you don’t know: Type of corruption and FDI in transition economies. Journal of International Management, 14 (1): 12-27.
[15] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2008. Distancias en el proceso de internacionalización: El caso del Banco Santander. (Distances in the internationalization process: The case of Banco Santander). Universia Business Review, 17: 96-111. (written in Spanish)
[14] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Maloney, M., and Manrakhan, S. 2007. Causes of the difficulties in internationalization. Journal of International Business Studies, 38 (6): 709-725.
[13] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2007. Sequence of value-added activities in the internationalization of developing country MNEs. Journal of International Management, 13 (3): 258-277. 
Top ten JIM articles cited in the last 5 years (April 2010). 
[12] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and C. A. Un. 2007. Regional economic integration and R&D investment. Research Policy, 36 (2): 227-246. 
[11] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2007. Liberalización económica y Multilatinas (Economic liberalization and Multilatinas). Globalization, Competitiveness and Governability, 1 (1): 66-87. (written in Spanish)
[10] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2006. Who cares about corruption? Journal of International Business Studies, 37 (6): 803-822.
[9] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2006. Business groups and their types. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 23: (4) 419-437.
[8] Un, A., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2005. Top managers and the product improvement process. Advances in Strategic Management, 22: 319-348.
[7] Un, C. A., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2004. Strategies for knowledge creation in firms. British Journal of Management, 15 (S1): 27-41. 
[6] Aguilera, R., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2004. Codes of good governance worldwide: What is the trigger? Organization Studies, 25 (3): 417-446.
[5] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2004. Dificultades en la internacionalización de la empresa (Difficulties in the internationalization of the firm). Universia Business Review, 4: 18-29. (written in Spanish)
[4] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 1999. Grandes accionistas y beneficios privados: El caso de bancos como accionistas de empresas no financieras (Large shareholders and private benefits: The case of banks as shareholders of non-financial firms). Investigaciones Europeas de Dirección y Economía de la Empresa, 5 (1): 21-44. (written in Spanish)
[3] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 1998. La reforma del consejo de administración en España: Limitaciones a la aplicación de los modelos Anglo-Sajones (The reform of the board of directors in Spain: Limitations to the application of Anglo-Saxon models). Información Comercial Española, 769, March: 9-21. (written in Spanish)
[2] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 1998. Determinantes de la estructura de propiedad: Una aproximación al caso español con datos de panel: Comentario (Determinants of the ownership structure: An analysis of the Spanish case with panel data: A comment). Moneda y Crédito, 206: 143-146. (written in Spanish)
[1] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 1996. Tres visiones teóricas de las funciones del consejo de administración (Three theoretical views on the functions of the board of directors). Situación, 2 (3): 119-134. (written in Spanish)
Book Chapters
[20] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. How developing country multinational companies upgrade capabilities using value chain configuration in advanced economies. In Williamson, P., Ramamurti, R., Fleury, A., and Fleury, M.T. (Eds) Competitive Advantages of Emerging Country Multinationals. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. (Forthcoming)
[19] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. Corruption. In Cooper, C. (Ed.). Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. 3rd edition. Marblehead, MA: John Wiley & Sons. (Forthcoming)
[18] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Genc, M. 2012. Categories of distance and international business research. In Wood, G., and Demirbag, M. (ed.) Handbook of Institutional Approaches to International Business. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. 
[17] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2011. Internationalization process. In Kellermanns, F., and Mazzola, P. (eds). Handbook of Strategy Process Research. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. Pages 432-451.
[16] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Un, C. A. 2011. Economic integration and the technological capabilities of local firms. In Jovanovic, M. (ed.) International Handbook of Economic Integration. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. Volume II: 77-89
[15] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2010. Multilatinas: Las multinacionales latinoamericanas (Multilatinas: The Latin American multinational firms). In ICEX (ed.) Claves de la Economía Mundial (Keys to the World Economy). Madrid: ICEX Pages 75-81. (written in Spanish)
Summarized version of Universia Business Review article
[14] Dau, L. A., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2010. Cemex: Building Global Sustainability Advantage. In Costanzo, L.A. (ed.) Cases in Strategic Management: Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill. 
[13] Aguilera, R., Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Kim, S. 2009. Taking stock of research on codes of good governance. In López Iturriaga, F. J. (ed.) Codes of Good Governance Around the World. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. Pages 3-32. 
[12] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Laws against bribery abroad are effective in deterring investments in corrupt countries. In Transparency International (ed.) Global Corruption Report 2009: Corruption and the Private Sector. Berlin: Transparency International. Pages 429-430.
[11] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Multinational competitive disadvantages. In Wankel, C. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Global Business in Today’s World. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 
[10] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Free markets. In Wankel, C. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Global Business in Today’s World. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 
[9] Un, A., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Interactions with customers for innovation. In Costanzo, L. A., and MacKay, R. B. (eds) Handbook of Research on Foresight and Strategy. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. Pages 362-379.
[8] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2008. Corrupción y empresas multinacionales (Corruption and multinational firms). In ICEX (ed.) Claves de la Economía Mundial (Keys to the World Economy). Madrid: ICEX. Pages 72-79. (written in Spanish)
[7] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2008. Oportunidades de arbitraje para las multinacionales españolas en NAFTA (Arbitrage Opportunities for Spanish Multinationals in NAFTA). In Círculo de Empresarios (ed.) Multinacionales Españolas en NAFTA (Spanish Multinationals in NAFTA). Madrid: Círculo de Empresarios. Pages 11-67. (written in Spanish)
[6] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Un, A. 2007. Types of difficulties in internationalization and their consequences. In Tallman, S. (ed.) A New Generation in International Strategic Management. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. Pages 63-83. 
[5] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Un, C. A. 2004. Firm-specific and non-firm-specific sources of advantages in international competition. In Ariño, A., Ghemawat, P., and Ricart, J. (eds) Creating and Appropriating Value from Global Strategy. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. Pages 78-94. 
[4] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Ramos, M. 2004. Explaining the process of internationalization by building bridges among existing models. In Floyd, S. W., Roos, J., Jacobs, C., and Kellermanns, F. (eds). Innovating Strategy Processes. London: Blackwell. Pages 111-122.
[3] Cuervo-Cazurra, A, and Aguilera, R. 2004. The worldwide diffusion of codes of good governance. In Grandori, A. (ed.) Corporate Governance and Firm Organization. Oxford University Press: Oxford. Pages 318-348. 
[2] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Un, C. A. 2004. The bald eagle cannot find its way in the rainforest: Sources and solutions to the difficulties in the internationalization of developed country MNEs into developing countries. In Prasad, S. B., and Gauri, P. N. (eds) Global Firms and Emerging Markets in the Age of Anxiety. Westport, CT: Praeger. Pages 13-36. 
[1] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2002. Transforming the firm through the co-evolution of resources and scope. In Chakravarthy, B., Mueller-Stewens, G., Lorange, P., and Lechner, C. (eds.). Strategy Process: Shaping the Contours of the Field. London: Blackwell. Pages 18-45.
Conference Best Paper Proceedings
[1] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Dau, L. A. 2009. Multinationalization in response to reforms. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
Case Studies
[15] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Hauer, C. 2011. Worldwide Sustainability at Walmart (A): Shopping Bags. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. (Case and teaching note).
[14] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Hauer, C. 2011. Worldwide Sustainability at Walmart (B): LED Lighting. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. (Case and teaching note)
[13] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., and Alvim, Flavia. 2011. Achieving global leadership in the plug-in commercial refrigeration industry. Fundação Dom Cabral (Case and teaching note).
[12] Dau, L. A., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2010. Cemex: Building Global Sustainability Advantage. In Costanzo, L.A. (ed.) Cases in Strategic Management: Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill. (Case and teaching note)
[11] Train, M., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Texaco in Ecuador: The Lago Agrio Oil Field. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. (Two-part case and teaching note).
[10] Train, M., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Negotiation Exercise on Piracy and Hijacked Cargo Ships. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. (Negotiation case for two players and teaching note)
[9] Offong, I., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Siemens A.G.: Europe’s Bribery Giant. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. (Case)
[8] Offong, I., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Botnia in Uruguay: Clean Mill Giant under Pressure. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. (Case and teaching note)
[7] Offong, I., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. ExxonMobil in Venezuela: Foreign Sovereignty and Business Contracts. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. (Three-part case and teaching note).
[6] Offong, I., Flegal, V., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Primark: The Real Price of Fast Fashion. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. (Two-part case and teaching note).
[5] Offong, I., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2008. Sesame Workshop: Creator of the Longest Street in the World. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. (Case and teaching note).
[4] Offong, I., and Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2008. Mattel: Quality and Control Abroad. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. (Case and teaching note).
[3] Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 1998. Three Revolutions for International Competitiveness: Zucamor. Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Case and teaching note).
[2] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Suarez, F., and Lessard, D. 1998. Compañía de Telecomunicaciones de Chile (CTC): Competence Building. Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Chile. (Case)
[1] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Suarez, F., and Lessard, D. 1998. Hypercompetition in the Chilean Telecommunications Industry. Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Chile. (Case)


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business.
Advanced Global Management (Undergraduate), 2012, 2013
Global Strategy (Executive). 2013
UNIS Business School, Guatemala
Successful Internationalization (Executive), 2012.
IPADE Business School, Mexico
Social Responsibility (Masters), 2011.
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico.
Innovation for the Bottom of the Pyramid (Ph.D.), 2012.
Fundação Dom Cabral, Brazil
International business models (Executive), 2010, 2011.
Universitat de València, Spain.
Developing Country Multinational Companies (Ph.D.), 2011.
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU), Austria.
Business in Latin America (Masters), 2010.
University of South Carolina, Moore School of Business.
Global Competitive Analysis (Undergraduate, Masters), 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.
Sustaining the Global Enterprise (Masters), 2010.
Doing Business in Latin America (Undergraduate, Masters), 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.
International Business (Faculty Development), 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.
International Management (Ph.D.), 2006.
Economic Foundations of International Business Research (Ph.D.), 2010.
University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.
International Business (Undergraduate, Masters, Executive), 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005.
Fundamentals of International Management (Ph.D.), 2000.
Strategic Management: RBV and Evolutionary Theory (Ph.D.), 2001.


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Editorial Responsibilities
Reviewing Editor, Journal of International Business Studies, 2010-present.
Area Editor, Multinational firms, Globalization, Competitiveness and Governability, 2007-present.
Area Co-Editor, MRN INTL International Business Strategy & Structure, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 2009-present.
Editor of special issue of Global Strategy Journal on ‘Developing-country multinational firms,’ 2012.
Co-Editor of special issue of Globalization, Competitiveness and Governability on ‘International Business and Latin America,’ 2010.
Editor of special issue of Universia Business Review on ‘Multilatinas,’ 2010.
Editorial Board Membership
Strategic Management Journal, 2009-present.
Global Strategy Journal, 2010-present.
Journal of International Business Studies, 2007-2010
Journal of World Business, 2010-present.
Journal of International Management, 2013-present.
Organization Studies, 2003-present.
Universia Business Review, 2012-present.
International Journal of Emerging Markets, 2012-present.
Management Research, 2001-present.
Economía y Administración, 2005-present.
Ad-hoc Reviewing
Journals: Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, International Business Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management and Governance, Journal of Management Studies, Management International Review, Management Science, Organization Science, Review of Industrial Organization, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Strategic Management Journal
Books: Cambridge University Press, Routledge, Yale University Press
Foundations: South Africa National Research Foundation
University Promotion and Tenure: Gordon Institute of Business Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Positions in Professional Associations
Elected Member, Executive Committee, International Management Division, Academy of Management, 2012-2017.
Chair, Communications Committee, International Management Division, Academy of Management, 2008-2012.
Chair, Scientific Committee, Latin American Chapter, Academy of International Business, 2009-present.
Webmaster, Communications Committee, International Management Division, Academy of Management, 2006-2008.
Representative-at-Large, Global Strategy Group, Strategic Management Society, 2006-2008
Membership of Professional Associations
American Economic Association, Academy of International Business, Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society
Organization of Professional Association Meetings
Chair, Professional Development Workshop Program, International Management Division, Academy of Management annual meeting, 2012-2013. 
Chair, Globalization and Multinational Firms. Institute for Emerging Market Studies (IEMS) Annual Emerging Markets Research Forum, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO and Ernst & Young. December 13, 2012.
Panelist, Roundtable: Summing Up and Looking Forward. 3rd Conference on ‘emerging multinationals’: Outward direct investment from emerging and developing economies. Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark. October 25, 2012. 
Discussant, Emerging market Multinational Companies’ capabilities. 3rd Conference on ‘emerging multinationals’: Outward direct investment from emerging and developing economies. Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark. October 26, 2012.
Chair, Home Country Effects. 3rd Conference on ‘emerging multinationals’: Outward direct investment from emerging and developing economies. Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark. October 25, 2012. 
Co-organizer. 3rd Workshop on Emerging Market Multinationals: Looking Back, Looking Ahead. Northeastern University, Center for Emerging Markets, August 4, 2012.
Panelist. Conclusions: What Next? 3rd Workshop on Emerging Market Multinationals: Looking Back, Looking Ahead. Northeastern University, Center for Emerging Markets, August 4, 2012.
Organizer, International Management Division Paper Development Workshop, Academy of Management annual meeting, Boston, MA, August 3, 2012.
Reviewer, Carolyn Dexter Award for Best International Paper, International Theme Committee of the Academy of Management. May 2012.
Co-organizer. 1st workshop on emerging market multinationals. Northeastern University, August 4, 2012.
Panelist, Junior Faculty Consortium, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. June 2012.
Co-Organizer, Conference Program, Academy of International Business Latin American Chapter Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., 2011-2012.
Panelist, Strategic Management Society Conference Extension, Strategic Management Society annual meeting, Miami FL, November 9, 2011.
Panelist, Junior Faculty Paper Development Workshop, Global Strategy Interest Group, Strategic Management Society annual meeting, Miami FL, November 5, 2011.
Thought Leader, International Management Division, Academy of Management annual meeting, San Antonio, TX. August 15, 2011.
Panelist, Meet the Editors, International Management Division Doctoral and Junior Faculty Consortia, Academy of Management annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, August 13, 2011.
Roundtable Facilitator, New Doctoral Student Consortium, Academy of Management annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, August 13, 2011.
Distinguished Speaker, Fostering Publication from Around the World in Leading Organization and Strategy Journals, Academy of Management annual meeting, San Antonio, TX. August 13, 2011.
Guest Editor, International Management Division Paper Development Workshop, Academy of Management annual meeting, San Antonio, TX. August 12, 2011.
Organizer, Conference Program, Track on Developing-Country Multinational Firms, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Nagoya, Japan. 2010-2011.
Discussant, State-of-the-Art Session: The competitive advantage of developing country multinationals. Academy of International Business annual meeting. Nagoya, Japan. June 28, 2011.
Guest Editor, 8th JIBS/AIB Paper Development Workshop, Academy of International Business annual meeting, Nagoya, Japan, June 25, 2011.
Discussant, panel on The Contribution of Value Chain Configuration and Subsidiary Management to EMNE’s Competitive Advantage. Re-assessing Emerging Market Multinationals’ Evolving Competitive Advantage Conference, Cambridge University, March 26, 2011.
Facilitator, session on internationalization strategies. Strategic Management Society Special Conference: Latin America’s Burgeoning Strategic Role in Global Development. March 11, 2011.
Panelist, Views from Around Latin America. Strategic Management Society Special Conference: Latin America’s Burgeoning Strategic Role in Global Development. March 11, 2011.
Panelist, Global Expansion Strategies of Emerging Multinationals from Brazil. Strategic Management Society Special Conference: Latin America’s Burgeoning Strategic Role in Global Development. March 12, 2011.
Panelist, Publishing and Not Perishing: Strategies for Publishing in Top Journals. Strategic Management Society Special Conference: Latin America’s Burgeoning Strategic Role in Global Development. March 12, 2011.
Chair, Institutional perspectives. Paper session at the European International Business Academy annual meeting. Porto, Portugal, December 11, 2010.
Organizer, panel on Distance and Multinational Companies, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, International Management Division, Montreal, Canada, August, 2010.
Panelist, panel on Distance and Multinational Companies, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, International Management Division, Montreal, Canada, August, 2010.
Panelist, panel on regional strategies, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, International Management Division, Montreal, Canada, August, 2010.
Organizer, professional development workshop on Developing Country Multinationals, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, International Management Division, Montreal, Canada, August 5, 2010.
Panelist, professional development workshop on Developing Country Multinationals, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, International Management Division, Montreal, Canada, August 5, 2010.
Panelist, professional development workshop on Iberoamerican Research, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Iberoamerican Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada, August 5, 2010.
Discussant, Global Strategy and the Global Business Environment, Global Strategy Journal Conference, Chicago, IL, July 19, 2010.
Discussant, Combating Corruption, Rule of Law in Transitional and Post-Conflict Zones, Columbia, SC, May 12, 2010.
Co-Organizer, Conference Program, Academy of International Business Latin American Chapter Annual Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2009-2010.
Invited panelist, Doctoral Consortium in International Management. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 25, 2010.
Guest Editor, 7th JIBS/AIB Paper Development Workshop, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, June 25, 2010.
Chair, Knowledge spillovers in clusters. Paper session at the European International Business Academy annual meeting. Valencia, Spain, December 14, 2009.
Co-organizer. Academy of International Business Frontiers Conference. Charleston, SC, December 3-5, 2009
Chair, Internationalizing the firm: Institutions, emerging markets and performance considerations. Paper session at the Strategic Management Society Annual Conference. Washington, DC, October 14, 2009.
Invited panelist, Successful internationalization. Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 8, 2009.
Invited panelist. Firms, governments, corporate social responsibility and development in Latin America: Challenges and opportunities. Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 8, 2009.
Chair, Location choices of emerging market firms. Paper session at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, June 29, 2009.
Guest Editor, 6th JIBS/AIB Paper Development Workshop, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, June 28, 2009.
Chair, Internationalization processes. Paper session at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 12, 2008.
Invited panelist, New dimensions of management e-media. Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 10, 2008.
Guest Editor, 5th JIBS/AIB Paper Development Workshop, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy, June 29, 2008.
Chair, An institution-based view of strategy. Paper session at the Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 15, 2007.
Chair, Hollowing out or helping?: Debating the impact of Tai-shang (Taiwanese businessmen in mainland China) on economic development. Paper session at the Conference on Taiwan Issues, Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, September 8, 2007.
Invited panelist, New dimensions of management e-media. Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 5, 2007.
Invited panelist, Management education: Getting in, breaking in, and fitting in. Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 5, 2007.
Chair, Institutions, institutional effects and emerging markets. Paper session at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 27, 2007.
Chair, Issues and trends in international business: A historical perspective. Paper session at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 26, 2007.
Chair, Internationalization and entrepreneurship in emerging markets. Paper session at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 26, 2007.
Chair, The political economy of cross strait relations. Paper session at the Conference on Taiwan Issues, Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, November 12, 2006. 
Invited panelist, Doctoral Consortium in International Management. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, International Management Division, Atlanta, GA, August 12, 2006
Invited panelist, Learning the art and craft of reviewing: From best reviewers of today to best reviewers of tomorrow. Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 13, 2006
Discussant, China’s trade with North America: Trends and politics. Presentation at the Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina. April 11, 2006.
Discussant, Cultural resistance, fair trade and human rights. Presentation at the Latin American Studies Program, University of South Carolina. April 7, 2006.
Chair, Assets and liabilities: The justification for M&A. Paper session at the Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico. November 1, 2004.
Organizer, A dialogue between the resource-based view and international management. Panel at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden. July 12, 2004.
Chair, Routines, replication, and knowledge transfer. Paper session at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. August 4, 2003.
Co-organizer, A dialogue between the resource-based view and international management. Panel at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. August 6, 2003.
Co-organizer, Conference Program Track on Strategy, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA. 2002-2003.
Co-organizer and presenter, Managing your dissertation workshop. Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. August 11, 2002.
Co-organizer, Conversations about the dynamics of strategy: Integrating resources, capabilities, routines, knowledge, innovation, and evolution. Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. August 11, 2002.
Organizer, Firm strategy and changes in the institutional environment: What to do in the face of market integration. Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. August 10, 2002.
Discussant, Location, location, location. Paper session at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico. July 1, 2002.
Discussant, Internationalization process: Theory and practice. Paper session at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. August 7, 2001.
Organizer and presenter, Managing your dissertation workshop. Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. August 5, 2001.
Chair and discussant, Entry and location strategies. Paper session at the European International Business Academy Annual Meeting, Maastricht, Netherlands. December 12, 2000.
Discussant, The effects of time and timing in internationalization. Paper session at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. August 8, 2000.
Chair, Organizational learning, planning and change. Paper session at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. August 11, 1999.


UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES
Committees and Activities
Northeastern University
Member, Faculty Policy Committee, 2011-2013.
Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2012-2014.
Co-organizer, Center for Emerging Markets Seminar Series, 2011-2013.
Chair, strategic planning ad-hoc committee, International Business and Strategy Area, College of Business Administration, Northeastern University, 2011.
University of South Carolina
Member, Promote Teaching Effectiveness and Student Learning Committee, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 2009-2011.
Member, Undergraduate Program Committee, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 2008-2009.
Member, Research and Ph.D. Task Force, Strategic Planning Committee, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 2006-2008.
Member, Ph.D. Program Committee, Sonoco International Business Department, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 2008-2011.
Member, Undergraduate Major in International Business Committee, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 2005-2011.
Co-organizer, Sonoco International Business Department Research Colloquium, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 2007-2008.
Member, Undergraduate Regional Courses in International Business Committee, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 2005-2006.
University of Minnesota
Member, Undergraduate Core Council, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. 2000-2003.
Co-organizer, Strategic Management Research Center Colloquium, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. 2000-2001.
Member, ad-hoc Committee on Research, Strategic Management and Organization Department, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. 2001-2002.

Student Advising
Northeastern University
Member of the Ph.D. thesis committee of V-Tsien Gaius Fan, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University, 2011-present.
University of South Carolina 
Member of the Ph.D. thesis committee of Chei Hwee Chua, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 2008-present. (First job, University of Miami).
Member of the Ph.D. thesis committee of Fernando Fuentes, Engineering School, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2011-2012. (First job, Concepcion University)  
Advisor of the Ph.D. thesis of Luis A. Dau, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 2007-2010 (First job, Northeastern University).
Member of the Masters in Management Thesis committee of Emre Ozdemir (2006-2007), Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina.
Judge, MBA Fellowship Case Competition. Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 2007.
Faculty Advisor of Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity, University of South Carolina (2006-present).
Faculty Mentor of McNair Scholars, University of South Carolina. (2006-present)
Advisor of the Undergraduate Honors Thesis of Kristina Kalinauskas (2007-2008), Chris Rosario (2007-2008), Laura Arrastia (2009-2010), Cameron Cegala (2010-2011)
Reader of the Undergraduate Honors Thesis of Amy Charbonneau (2007-2008)
Faculty Advisor of Magellan Scholar Cameron Cegala (2010-2011)
University of Minnesota
Member of the Ph.D. thesis committee of Sharon James, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, 2002-2007. (First job, Ohio State University)
Member of the Ph.D. thesis committee of Miguel Ramos, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, 2002-2007. (First job, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)
Co-Advisor of the Ph.D. thesis of Mehmet Genç, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, 2000-2005 (First job, City University of New York)
Member of the Ph.D. thesis committee of Xavier Castañer, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, 2000-2002. (First job, HEC Paris)
Advisor of Independent Studies in International Business of Marshall Bennett (2000-2001), Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.


GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Northeastern University, Center for Emerging Markets. 2012-2013.
Northeastern University, College of Business Administration. Robert Morrison Fellow. 2011-2016
University of South Carolina, Magellan Scholar. 2010.
University of South Carolina, Center for International Business Education and Research Grant. 2010.
Ministry of Education, Spain. Research grant. 2010. PI Francisco Granados.
University of South Carolina, Moore School Sustainable Enterprise and Development Initiative Grant.  2010.
University of South Carolina, Moore School Research Program Grant. 2009.
University of South Carolina, Center for International Business Education and Research Grant. 2009.
Ministry of Education, Spain. Research Grant. 2009. PI Zulima Fernández.
University of South Carolina, Center for International Business Education and Research Grant.  2008.
University of South Carolina, Moore School Research Program Grant.  2008.
University of South Carolina, Center for International Business Education and Research Grant.  2007.
University of South Carolina, Center for International Business Education and Research Grant.  2006.
University of South Carolina, Center for International Business Education and Research Grant.  2005.
University of Minnesota International Programs Grant. 2003.
University of Minnesota International Programs Grant. 2002.
University of Minnesota, Bush Early Career Faculty Grant. 2002.
University of Minnesota International Programs Research Grant. 2001.
University of Minnesota International Programs Grant. 2000.
University of Minnesota International Programs Research Grant. 2000.


COMPETITIVE PRESENTATIONS

Academy of International Business 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Academy of Management 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Strategic Management Society 1997, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Strategic Management Society Conference on Strategy Process 2001, 2003
European International Business Academy 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010
European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning & Capabilities 2002, 2003


INVITED PRESENTATIONS
Universities: Cornell U., DiTella U. Harvard U., George Washington U., HEC Montreal, HEC Paris, IESE, INCAE, Instituto de Empresa, McGill U., Simon Fraser U., Stockholm School of Economics, U. California Los Angeles, National University of Singapore, Uppsala U., Rice University, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Temple U
Other: Columbia Chamber Commerce, Rafael del Pino Foundation, South Carolina Economic Outlook Conference


OTHER EXPERIENCE
Maderas del Valle Cuervo S.A., Avilés, Spain. Assistant to the CEO, timber and wood products company. Summer 1990, summer 1991.
Spanish Air Force, Matacán Base, Salamanca, Spain. Military service. 1992-1993.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese (intermediate).
International living experiences: Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Great Britain, Spain, and the United States.
Spanish national, permanent resident status in the United States.

 


January 2013

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