Kendall RothAffiliation: University of South Carolina

Bio: Kendall Roth holds the J. Willis Cantey Chair of International Business and Economics and serves as Chair of the Sonoco International Business Department at Moore School of Business (MSB) at the University of South Carolina.  He received his Ph.D. in International Business from the University of South Carolina in 1986 and has been on the faculty of MSB since that time. He teaches global strategic management at the masters level and doctoral seminars in international business theory, international management, and cultural frameworks and methods. He has received the Alfred G. Smith Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Dr. Roth’s current research focuses on institutional and sociocultural approaches to understanding organization practices and routines within multinational enterprises. His interests include cultural frameworks from a methodological perspective, and applied to understanding behaviors within the multinational context.  Dr. Roth’s research has been published in numerous academic journals, including Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Strategic Management Journal.  He is a member of the Board of Senior Consulting Editors for Journal of International Business Studies and also serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal and Strategic Management Journal. He has been active in the Academy of International Business, most recently as the chair of the Richard Farmer Dissertation Award Committee and as a member of the AIB Best Paper Award Committee.  He is also involved in the Academy of Management, serving in roles such as a member of the Research Committee in the International Management Division, and chairing the AMJ Best Paper Committee.

Last Updated: March 2008