Rebecca Reuber

Affiliation: University of Toronto

Bio: Becky Reuber is Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada. She received her PhD from Queen’s University (Canada) and has held visiting positions at University of Glasgow, Dartmouth College (US), University of Adelaide, Australian National University, and University of Victoria (Canada).

Her research examines firm-level internationalization with an entrepreneurship lens, and pays attention to the entrepreneurial behaviors underlying internationalization. Her work has been published in the form of book chapters, policy reports and papers in journals including Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and Journal of Small Business Economics. She recently edited a collection of international entrepreneurship research, published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Becky is area editor for international entrepreneurship at the Journal of International Business Studies. She co-edited the 2018 special issue of that journal on international entrepreneurship (with Gary Knight, Peter Liesch and Lianxi Zhou). She also sits on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and Family Business Review. She regularly participates in international selection committees for research grants, best paper awards, and dissertation awards.

Becky has been actively involved for many years in academic and policy organizations. She has organized Journal of International Business Studies paper development workshops for EIBA, and set up the first JIBS paper development workshops for the AIB-MENA and AIB-UKI chapters. She has organized doctoral and junior faculty consortia at Strategic Management Society and Academy of Management conferences, and often participates in such consortia at AIB meetings. She co-founded ie-scholars, a community of international entrepreneurship researchers, and led the development of its international entrepreneurship teaching material.

She has chaired the Awards Task Force and the International Committee for the Academy of Management’s Entrepreneurship Division. She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (UK), and has been a member of the CGA-Canada’s SME Trade Advisory Panel, The Toronto Board of Trade’s Access to Capital Task Force, The Institute of Internal Auditor’s Board of Regents, as well as VP (Programs) of the Canadian Council for Small Business & Entrepreneurship.

Last Updated: April 2019