Professor Keith D. Brouthers of North Carolina State University has been appointed honorary professor of International Business Strategy at the department of Global Economics and Management of the Faculty of Economics and Business.
Professor Brouthers (College of Management, North Carolina State University) is one of the most reputed scholars in the IB-field. He publishes widely on relevant topics in International Business Strategy in international top journals, serves on the editorial boards of leading international journals and is ranked highly in established rankings of IB-scholars.
During a visit to the FEB in June 2011, professor Brouthers gave two highly appreciated seminars on IB-research topics and was actively engaged in coaching research projects of the GEM-department’s PhD students and junior staff.
Brouthers obtained his MBA in 1977 at Auburn University, and became certified Public Accountant (1979) and Certified Management Accountant (1979). He obtained his doctorate of Business Administration in 1992 and then became assistant professor in Amsterdam. From 1996-2003 Brouthers was (associate) professor in Strategic and International Management at the University of East London. From 2003-2005 he was Associate Professor in International Strategic Entrepreneurship at Fox School of Business, Temple University and from 2005-2009 Professor of Business Strategy at King’s College London. Since 2009 he is Professor at North Carolina State University, since this month combined with the part-time honorary professorship at the FEB.
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