Business Administration, Indiana University, 1993
M.S. International Business, B.A. Economics, Pennsylvania State University,
the University of Illinois since 1998. Assistant professor, University
of Memphis, 1994-98. Visiting assistant professor, College of William
and Mary, 1993-94. Instructor, Indiana University, 1989-92. Manager
of Financial Analysis - Latin America, Kentucky Fried Chicken Corp.,
1988-89. Financial planning manager, Latin America and financial
analyst, Nice, France, Texas Instruments, 1984-88. Economic analyst, Austrian Postal Savings Bank, Vienna, Austria,
1982. Financial analyst, Commerzbank, Duesselfdorf, Germany, 1981.
Who Stays and Leaves after an Acquisition: A Study of Top Managers
in Multinational Firms," with H. Hegarty, Strategic
Management Journal (2001). "Executive Perceptions in
Foreign and Domestic Acquisitions: An Analysis of Foreign Ownership
and Its Effect on Executive Fate," with D. Nigh, Journal of
World Business (2001). "Top
Management Departures in Cross-Border Acquisitions: Governance Issues
in an International Context," with D. Nigh, Journal of International
Management (1999). "Top Management Turnover: Comparing Foreign and
Domestic Acquisitions of U.S. Firms," with D. Nigh, in Foreign Ownership
and the Consequences of Direct Investment in the United States, D.
Woodward and D. Nigh, eds. (Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 1998). "Postacquisition
Turnover among U.S. Top Management Teams: An Analysis of the Effects
of Foreign versus Domestic Acquisitions of U.S. Targets," with
H. Hegarty, Strategic Management Journal (1997). "KFC-USA: Doing
Chicken Right in the U.S. Fast-Food Industry," with H. Hegarty, Business
Case Journal (1996).
E. Sawyer Service Award, Executive MBA Program, University of
Illinois, 2001. Outstanding
Instructor of the Year, Executive MBA Program, University of
Illinois, 2000. List of Excellent Instructors, University of Illinois,
1999, 2000. Faculty Teaching
Award, International MBA, University of Memphis, 1998. University
Distinguished Teaching Award Finalist, University of Memphis, 1998.
Deanís Teaching Award, College of Business, University of Memphis,
1997.Rookie of the Year Award, Executive MBA, College of William &
Mary, 1993. Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Delta Phi Alpha.
courses in strategic management, global strategy, and international
focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, top management teams,
and turnover effects. Area interest in Latin America and Europe.
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