Professor Knight has extensive experience in international business in the private sector, especially regarding Europe, Japan, and Mexico. For 15 years, he was professor of international business at Florida State University where he developed the university’s business study abroad programs in Europe and Japan. He was a visiting Fulbright Scholar at McGill University, Canada. His research emphasizes international strategy, emerging markets, and internationalization of small and medium enterprises.
Professor Knight has authored six books and 40 refereed articles in academic journals, including Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Executive, and Management International Review. The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Small Business invited Professor Knight to provide expert testimony on international management topics.
He has been an invited speaker at numerous universities worldwide. In addition to graduate degrees, Professor Knight attended the University of Paris in France and Sophia University in Japan and is fluent in French, Japanese, and Spanish. Personal interests include world affairs, reading, writing, international travel, and learning foreign languages.