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Fox School of Business Strategic Management Professor Ram Mudambi has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB), the world’s leading association of international business scholars and specialists.
The AIB’s 3,519 members – who span 78 countries – support one another’s research, share ideas and information, and collaborate with firms and government to spur change.
Being elected an AIB Fellow is one of the most prestigious recognitions an international business scholar can receive. AIB has only 82 active fellows chosen from among the world’s leading international business scholars. The fellows, who hold positions at institutions ranging from Harvard Business School to South Korea’s Seoul National University, collaborate on organizing panel sessions for the annual AIB conference and choosing both AIB’s International Executive of the Year and Educator of the Year.
“I joined AIB in the early ’90s because respected mentors invited me to do so, and I have been active in it ever since,” Mudambi said. “To be elected a fellow and to join this group of role models is an affirmation of a long journey. It’s incredibly rewarding.”
Mudambi is one of a small number of U.S.-based academic experts to advise the United Nations on its annual World Investment Report. He has also published more than 80 refereed journal articles and six books, is an associate editor of the Global Strategy Journal, serves on the editorial review boards of seven other journals, and has served as track chair at several AIB conferences.
Mudambi is the second Fox School professor elected as an AIB Fellow. The other is Masaaki “Mike” Kotabe, Washburn Chair Professor of International Business and Marketing and editor of the Journal of International Management. Kotabe has been ranked as one of the world’s most prolific international business scholars.
“We are delighted that Ram has received this much-deserved recognition for his thought leadership and for his many contributions to AIB,” Dean M. Moshe Porat said. “This accomplishment reflects the strength of our international business programs and faculty.”