Board of Directors

Chairperson

Goksel Yalcinkaya

Professor of Marketing

University of New Hampshire

Goksel Yalcinkaya is a Professor of Marketing at the University of New Hampshire’s Paul College of Business and Economics. He earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. His current research interests include new product launch, diffusion of innovations, and international marketing. His research has been published in numerous leading academic journals including the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of International Marketing, Journal of World Business, International Marketing Review,  Journal of Product Innovation Management, and others. He received the Hans B. Thorelli Award from the American Marketing Association for significant long term-contributions to International Marketing Theory and Practice in 2015. Currently, he serves on the Editorial Boards of Journal of International Marketing, an Associate Editor of Rutgers Business Review, and a chair of the AMA Global Marketing SIG.

Contact Info: 

Goksel Yalcinkaya

Professor of Marketing

Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH 03824-3547

 

E-Mail: goksel.yalcinkaya@unh.edu

Phone: (603) 862-3376

 

Immediate Past Chair

 Annie Peng Cui 
Associate Professor of Marketing 

West Virginia University

Dr. Annie Peng Cui is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at West Virginia University. She was elected to the AMA Global Marketing SIG Board in 2009. She previously served as an office of the American Marketing Association's DocSIG. She holds an MA in Media Management and PhD in Marketing from Kent State University.

 

Her research and teaching interests include brand management, international marketing, and consumer behavior.

 

Contact Info: 

Office #208

College of Business and Economics

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV 26506

 

Emailannie.cui@mail.wvu.edu

Phone: (304) 293-6657

Vice-Chair Membership, Awards, and Recognition

 Constantine S. Katsikeas
Arnold Ziff Research Chair in Marketing and International Management

Leeds University Business School

 

Professor Constantine S. Katsikeas is the Arnold Ziff Research Chair in Marketing and International Management and Director of the Global and Strategic Marketing Research Center at Leeds University Business School, Leeds University, U.K. He was the Head of the Marketing Division during the period 2004-2010 and served as Faculty Executive Board Member of the School between 2007 and 2010. Prior to this, he had the Sir Julian Hodge Chair in Marketing and International Business at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. He holds a B.Sc. from Athens University of Economics and Business, an M.A. from Lancaster University and a Ph.D. from Cardiff University. His doctoral studies were supported by a scholarship from the ONASSIS Foundation. His main teaching and research interests lie in the areas of marketing and sales management, international marketing/management, strategic alliances and competitive strategy. He has published widely in these fields and his articles have appeared in the  Journal of Marketing, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Decision Sciences, Journal of International Marketing, Journal of World Business, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Research, Industrial Marketing Management and other journals.

 

  

Professor Katsikeas is the recipient of the 2006 Hans B. Thorelli 5-Year Research Award by the American Marketing Association Foundation and the 1999 S. Tamer Cavusgil Award for the best Journal of International Marketing paper that advances the practice of international marketing management.  He is ranked number one author based on articles published in Journal of International Marketing during the ten-year period from 1993 to 2002. He is also the 7th most prolific author in the general field of international business during the period 1996-2006, as well as the most prolific contributor of export business articles in the period 1960-2007. His work is ranked among the most widely cited Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science publications in the period 1998-2004. Professor Katsikeas served as Associate Editor of British Journal of Management(2004-2007) and serves on the editorial boards of several scholarly academic and practitioner-focused journals, including Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of International Marketing, Management International Review, Industrial Marketing Management,International Marketing Review, Business Research, and Journal of Marketing Management.  He is an active member of the American Marketing Association, the Academy of International Business, the Academy of Marketing Science and the European Marketing Academy.

Contact Info: 

Professor Constantine S. Katsikeas, Ph.D. 
Arnold Ziff Research Chair in Marketing and 
International Management 
Head of Marketing Division 
Leeds University Business School 
Maurice Keyworth Building, Leeds University, Leeds LS2 9JT 

 

Email: buscsk@leeds.ac.uk

Phone: +44  (0) 113 343 2624

Contact Info: 

Professor Constantine S. Katsikeas, Ph.D. 
Arnold Ziff Research Chair in Marketing and 
International Management 
Head of Marketing Division 
Leeds University Business School 
Maurice Keyworth Building

Leeds University

Leeds LS2 9JT 

 

Email: buscsk@leeds.ac.uk

Phone: +44  (0) 113 343 2624

Vice-Chair Communications

 Linda Hui Shi

Associate Professor of Marketing 

University of Victoria

 

Linda Hui Shi is an associate professor of marketing and international business in the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada. 

Her research interests include global marketing strategy, China marketing, customer relationship management, global account management, service recovery, and customer satisfaction. She specializes in Global Account Management (GAM) research, which lies at the heart of global business-to-business research. She has published consecutively in the GAM area to advance our understanding of multinational corporation’s marketing practices to manage the most important global customer.

 

Linda has published in numerous scholarly publications: Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, Journal of International Marketing, International Business Review, and Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, among others.  She is a winner of IMR Best Paper Award in Academy International Business 2011 Conference and former winner of the ISBM Business Marketing Doctoral Support Award Competition for her dissertation proposal about global account management capability.

 

She teaches in the areas of international marketing, China marketing, and marketing principles. She taught marketing and marketing research courses at Michigan State University (MSU).

Before undertaking her PhD in marketing at MSU, she worked at Procter & Gamble's China headquarters and was responsible for several key projects about inventory reduction, supplier and customer management, and cost accounting process optimization.  Linda won an "Excellent Contribution" award from the company in recognition of her work on Inventory Management.

Contact Info: 

Linda Hui Shi

Associate Professor of Marketing 

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business

University of Victoria

PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC  V8W 2Y2
Canada

Email: lshi@uvic.ca

Phone: (250) 721-6408

PhD Liaison

 Kelly Hewett

Associate Professor of Marketing

University of Tennessee

 

Kelly Hewett joined the department after a five-year stay at Bank of America, where she was a senior vice president in the firm’s corporate marketing group. While at Bank of America, she developed marketing strategies for new products, led consumer insight work to drive the company’s communications strategies, and was the primary liaison among the firm’s marketing, innovation, and new product development groups. She simultaneously served as an Executive in Residence at the Media Lab at MIT, working with graduate students on research projects relevant for the banking industry.

 

Prior to joining Bank of America, she had a 10-year career as a marketing academic, specializing in her research and teaching on global marketing strategy and buyer-seller relationships. In her prior role as a marketing research consultant, she specialized in new product development and customer experience research, working with clients such as IBM, Motorola, Ferrari, and Rolls Royce.

 

Her research has been published in top academic journals in both Marketing and International Business fields, including the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of International Business Studies, and the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, among others. She has consulted and supervised projects for numerous companies including BSN-Jobst, Ingersoll Rand, Global Spectrum, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Milliken and Company, Club Car, Inc., Buck Baker Racing School, Farm Bureau Insurance, and Solectron Corporation. She has received numerous awards and recognitions for her research, teaching, and service.

Contact Info: 

Associate Professor of Marketing

Haslam College of Business

University of Tennessee
310 Stokely Management Center
Knoxville, TN 37996-0530 

 

Email: khewett@utk.edu

Phone: (865) 974-1656

Treasurer

Peter Magnusson

Associate Professor and The Bennett Faculty Fellow in International Business

University of Alabama

Peter Magnusson is currently an associate professor of International Marketing in the Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama. Dr. Magnusson earned his Ph.D. in Marketing and International Business from Saint Louis University and prior to joining the faculty at Alabama, he was an assistant professor at Northern Illinois University and Florida International University. Peter has also taught in an executive development program in Medellin, Colombia, an MBA program in Paris, France, and led multiple study-abroad programs throughout Europe.

 

His research specializes in the areas of international marketing strategy and international consumer behavior, with a particular interest in the influence of culture and institutional factors on cross-cultural differences in consumer behavior and international marketing strategy. His research has been published in, among others, the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of International Marketing, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, International Business Review, and International Marketing Review. He also serves as an editorial board member of Journal of International Marketing and on the editorial board and as special issue editor of International Marketing Review.

 

His research in International Marketing Review has been recognized with the Literati Networks Awards for Excellence. He has won the Temple/AIB Best Paper Award at the Academy of International Business. As a reviewer, Peter has won the Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of International Marketing and twice been recognized as the best reviewer by the Academy of International Business.

 

Beyond research, He serves as a board member of the Academy of International Business – Southeast USA (AIB-SE) and served as the conference chair for the 2014 annual AIB-SE conference held in Miami. In 2013, he was the academic program chair for the conference held in Atlanta, GA. He also serves on the board of X-Culture, which is a global collaboration of professors from around the world. X-Culture students work on a virtual, global team as consultants for one of their corporate partners solving international business challenges.

 

Dr. Magnusson is a dual citizen of the United States and Sweden where he grew up. Peter enjoys spending time with his wife, Meg, and their two children, Jack and Ella. They can often be found on the tennis court, golf course, or enjoying the outdoors.

Contact Info: 

Peter Magnusson

Associate Professor and The Bennett Faculty Fellow in International Business

Culverhouse College of Commerce

University of Alabama

 

E-Mail: pmagnusson@culverhouse.ua.edu 

Phone: (205) 348-8932

 

Conference Liaison

Constantinos Leonidou

Professor of Marketing
Head of Marketing Division

Leeds University Business School

Constantinos Leonidou is Professor of Marketing and the Head of Marketing Division at Leeds University Business School. He has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Middlesex University (2004), an MBA from Cardiff University (2006) and a Ph.D. in Marketing and Strategy from the University of Leeds (2009). His Ph.D. thesis focuses on environmental sustainability and marketing strategy and was supported by a scholarship from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

 

His main research and teaching interests focus on sustainability marketing, corporate responsibility, international marketing, and tourism/hospitality marketing. His research has appeared in many journals of international repute, such as the European Journal of Marketing, Industrial Marketing Management, International Business Review, International Marketing Review, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of International Marketing, Journal of World Business, and Tourism Management among others.

 

Constantinos is a member of the Editorial Review Board of Journal of Business Research and Journal of International Marketing and acts as ad hoc reviewer for many other academic journals, including British Journal of Management, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of World Business, and Tourism Management.

 

He regularly presents his work in leading international academic conferences across the globe, while he is an active member of the American Marketing Association (AMA), Academy of Marketing Science (AMS), British Academy of Management (BAM), and European Marketing Academy. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the AMA Global Marketing SIG.

Contact Info: 

Constantinos Leonidou

Associate Professor of Marketing
Director of Research for Marketing

University of Leeds, UK

 

E-Mail: C.Leonidou@leeds.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 113 343 6855

 

Contact Info: 

Constantinos Leonidou

Associate Professor of Marketing
Director of Research for Marketing

University of Leeds, UK

 

E-Mail: C.Leonidou@leeds.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 113 343 6855

 

Contact Info: 

Constantinos Leonidou

Associate Professor of Marketing
Director of Research for Marketing

University of Leeds, UK

 

E-Mail: C.Leonidou@leeds.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 113 343 6855

 

Conference Liaison

Daekwan Kim

Professor of Marketing

Florida State University

Daekwan Kim is an Associate Professor of Marketing and International Business in the College of Business at Florida State University. His research interests include the impact of IT on firm marketing strategies and activities, marketing/international marketing strategies, multinational brand management, customer equity, and international buyer-seller relationships. His research has been published in theJournal of International Business Studies, Journal of Academy of Marketing Science, Decision Sciences Journal, Journal of International Marketing, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business Research, International Marketing Review, and other journals.

Contact Info: 

Daekwan Kim

Professor of Marketing

College of Business

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL 32306

 

E-Mail: dkim@business.fsu.edu

Phone: (850) 644-7890

 

Conference Liaison

Magnus Hultman

Associate Professor of Marketing

Leeds University Business School

Dr. Magnus Hultman is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Leeds University Business School and Director of Student Education of Marketing and Deputy Director of the Global and Strategic Marketing Research Centre (GLOSMARC). He holds a BSc and an MSc in International Business and Economics in addition to a PhD in Industrial Marketing from Luleå University of Technology in Sweden. Prior to his current position, Dr. Hultman worked as a Lecturer at Luleå University of Technology and has also been involved in consultancy work for a number of local organisations on issues of marketing research and strategy. Before joining academia he worked in finance.Dr. Hultman's current research interests revolve around international marketing strategy issues, branding, various aspects of marketing communications, and supply chain management. His research has been published in internationally renowned academic journals such as International Business Review, International Marketing Review, Journal of Business Research, Journal of International Marketing, Psychology and Marketing, and Tourism Management among others. His work is also regularly presented at leading international academic conferences across the world. Dr. Hultman has been invited to teach at several locations across Europe, Middle East, and Asia, and taught at various levels including management development and executive training programmes. He is a multiple recipient of the Deans Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Contact Info: 

Magnus Hultman

Associate Professor of Marketing

Director of Student Education for Marketing

University of Leeds, UK

 

E-Mail: M.Hultman@leeds.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 113-343-8655

 

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Social Media Communication

Goksel Yalcinkaya

Professor of Marketing

University of New Hampshire

Contact Info: 

Goksel Yalcinkaya

Associate Professor of Marketing

Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH 03824-3547

 

E-Mail: goksel.yalcinkaya@unh.edu

Phone: (603) 862-3376

 

Past Chairs & Board Members

Frank Franzak

Associate Professor of Marketing
Virginia Commenwealth 

Frank Franzak is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the VCU School of Business. Dr. Franzak has been a part of the department since 1986, serving as Chair from July 2002 to July 2008. Previous to his appointment at VCU, he was on the faculty of Boston College School of Management. He is currently Curriculum Coordinator for the VCU Executive MBA program, and Faculty Advisor for the Master of Science in Business, Global Marketing Management concentration. From 2012 to 2015, he served as Coordinator for VCU da Vinci Center Master of Product Innovation program. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the American Marketing Association's Global Marketing Special Interest Group, serving as Immediate Past Chair following six years as Board Chair. Consultative projects in the innovation/product launch area have involved student teams working with the Virginia Biosciences Commercialization Center and the VCU Office of Technology Transfer. Similar student project efforts in the global arena collaborated with the international trade office of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.

Contact Info: 

Frank Franzak 

Associate Professor of Marketing

VCU School of Business

 

Emailfjfranza@vcu.edu

Phone: (804) 828-7090

David A. Griffith

Hallie Vanderhider Chair in Business and Professor of Marketing

Texas A&M University

David A. Griffith is Department Head, Hallie Vanderhider Chair in Business and Professor of Marketing at Texas A&M University. Prior to joining Texas A&M, he was Chairperson of the Department of Marketing (2012-2018), and the holder of the Iacocca Chair at Lehigh University. He also served as the John William Byington Endowed Chair in Global Marketing and Professor of Marketing at Michigan State University, where he was the Director of the Ph.D. Program. He has also served as a member of the faculty at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, the Japan-America Institute of Management Science, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, and the University of Oklahoma.

 

David is recognized as an authority on marketing strategy, with specialized knowledge of inter-firm governance, global marketing and innovation. His research has been published in numerous academic journals including the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Operations Management, etc. He served as the Editor-in-Chief (2008-2013) of the AMA’s Journal of International Marketing and as a member of the American Marketing Association’s Academic Council (2014-2017). He is the recipient of the 2019 Significant Contributions to Global Marketing Award presented by the AMA Global Marketing Special Interest Group, is a two time recipient of the AMA’s Hans B. Thorelli Award (2018, 2015) for significant and long-term contributions to international marketing theory or practice, as well as a two time recipient of the AMA Global Marketing Special Interest Group’s Excellence in Research Award (2018, 2014). He has been recognized numerous times for his impact and productivity. In 2019 he was identified as being one of most productive scholars in the leading two marketing journals (i.e., Journal of Marketing and Journal of Marketing Research) over the time period 2009-2018 (he was also recognized similarly in each of the last 6 rankings [2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018]). In the field of international marketing in 2018, via an analysis of the time period 1995-2015, he was ranked 1st worldwide in terms of publication output based upon proportional authorship, 2nd in terms of total number of publications, and 5th in terms of citation impact in the international marketing literature. In 2017 he was recognized as one of the most prolific scholars in the Journal of International Business Studies over the time period 1970-2016. He was named a “Rising Star” for the Economics & Business Discipline in 2010 by Thomson Reuters for his impact in the field. He serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Marketing, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Marketing, Journal of World Business, and the Academy of Marketing Science Review.

 

David’s current teaching interests are in marketing analytics, marketing strategy, global marketing, innovation and international business. David has received the John D. and Dortha J. Withrow Teacher-Scholar Award (Michigan State University), Dennis Ching Teaching Excellence Award (University of Hawai’i at Manoa), University of Oklahoma Associates Teaching Fellow, Outstanding Professor (University of Oklahoma), Excellence in Leadership (University of Oklahoma).

Contact Info: 

David A. Griffith 

Head, Department of Marketing

Hallie Vanderhider Chair in Business

Professor of Marketing

Mays Business School

Texas A&M University

220C Wehner 4112 TAMU

College Station, TX 77843-4112

 

Emaildgriffith@mays.tamu.edu 

Phone: (979) 845-7257

 Michael R. Czinkota
Professor of Marketing 

Georgetown University

 

Michael Czinkota was a founding member of the Board of Directors of the AMA Global Marketing SIG in 1994. Professor Czinkota is on the faculty of marketing and international business of the Graduate School and the Robert McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. He also serves as Chairman of FIBER, the Foundation for International Business Education and Research, in Washington D.c. He has held professional appointments at universities in Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Americas.

 

Dr. Czinkota served in the U.S. government as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce. He was responsible for macro trade analysis, departmental support of international trade negotiations and retaliatory actions, and policy coordination for international finance, investment, and monetary affairs.  He also served as Head of the U.S. Delegation to the OECD Industry Committee in Paris and as Senior Trade Advisor for Export Controls. 

 

Dr. Czinkota's background includes eight years of private sector business experience as a partner in an export-import firm and in an advertising agency and seventeen years of research and teaching in the academic world. He has been the recipient of research grants from various organizations, including the National Science Foundation, the National Commission of Jobs and Small Business, and the Organization of American States. He was listed as one of the three most published contributors to international business research in Journal of International Business Studies and has written several books including International Marketing, The Global Marketing Imperative, and Trends in International  Business.

 

Dr. Czinkota served on the Board of Directors of the American Marketing Association and is on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Marketing Science.  He is (or has served) on the editorial boards of the Journal of International Marketing, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, International Marketing Review and Asian Journal of Marketing.  He was named distinguished Fellow of the Academy of Marketing Science. For his work in international business and trade policy, he has been awarded honorary degrees from the Universidad Pontificia Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic and the Universidad del Pacifico in Lima, Peru.

 

Dr. Czinkota advises a wide range of individuals and institutions in the United States and abroad. He serves on several corporate boards and has worked with corporations such as AT&T, IBM, GE, Nestl, and US WEST.  He also has assisted various governmental organizations in the structuring of effective trade promotion policies. 

Contact Info: 

Professor of Marketing

McDonough School of Business 
Georgetown University 
Washington DC 20057 

 

Emailczinkotm@georgetown.edu

Phone: (202) 687-4204

Fax: (202) 687-4031

Camille P. Schuster

Professor of Marketing

Cal State San Marcos

Camille P. Schuster was a founding member of the Board of Directors of the AMA Global Marketing SIG in 1994. Camille served as Chairperson of the SIG from 1994-1995 and again from 2005-2007, as International Liaison from 1996- 2001, and as Treasurer from 2002-2004 and as Chair-Elect from  2004-2005. Camille's service also includes chairing numerous conference events, serving as a reviewer, session chair and discussant, as well as serving as SIG historian.

Camille is a professor of marketing specializing in international marketing. She has published one book entitled Global Business:  Planning for Sales and Negotiations with Michael Copeland from Procter & Gamble, that is considered by many to be a seminal work in cross-cultural negotiations. A second book entitled "Newer Insights into Cross-Cultural Marketing" with Dr. Phil Harris from The Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, England has also gathered numerous accolades. Camille's primary research interests are in the area of cross-cultural negotiations, and the influence of culture on marketing strategy and managerial decision making. She is President of Global Interactions. Camille is an active publisher in academic and professional journals and her articles have appeared in: 

 

   Journal of International Marketing 
   Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science 
   Journal of Advertising 
   International Journal of Customer Relationship Management 
   Journal of Public Policy & Marketing 
   Industrial Marketing Management 
   Journal of Global Marketing, as well as many other journals.

 

Widely recognized in the international community, Camille is a frequent speaker/consultant to the business community. She had conducted training programs, presented lectures, and consulted with companies in Europe, Australia, Southeast Asia, and Latin America.

Contact Info: 

 

Dr. Camille P. Schuster 
E-Mail: schuster@csusm.edu 

 

Ruediger Kaufmann Hans

Professor

Department of Management

University of Nicosia

After extensive experience in German Bank Management, Hans Ruediger Kaufmann completed his sponsored PhD in 1997 and was as a research assistant and then a lecturer (p-t) at Manchester Metropolitan University. Later, he worked in Budapest, first as Course Director Marketing for the Chartered Institute of Marketing and then as an Assistant Professor in Marketing at the International Management Centre Budapest as well as a contractual consultant. At the University of Applied Sciences Liechtenstein, he was Academic Director Private Banking and, later, Head of the Competence Centre International Management. Since October 2006 he is an Associate Professor at the University of Nicosia. He has been a launching member and President (2007-2009) of the international research network on consumer behaviour, CIRCLE. He is currently Vice-President of the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMBRI). He is a member of the editorial board of a variety of journals and an Associate Editor of the World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management, and Sustainable Development. He is Visiting Professor the International Business School of Vilnius University. As Vice-Chair Communication Rudi is a board member of the AMA Global Marketing SIG.

 

Contact Info: 

School of Business

Associate Professor of Management

University of Nicosia

President of CIRCLE (2007-2009)

Vice-President of the EuroMed Research Business Institute

 

Email: kaufmann.r@unic.ac.cy

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