Ruth Aguilera

Affiliation: Northeastern University

Bio: Ruth V. Aguilera is a Full Professor at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. She spent the 2014-2015 academic year as a Visiting Full Professor in the Department of Strategy and Policy, at the National University of Singapore Business School. Before going to South East Asia, she was a Professor at the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—where she had been since receiving her PhD in Sociology at Harvard University.

Ruth’s research interests lie at the intersection of strategic organization and global strategy, specializing in international corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and internationalization. Her research has been published at AMJ, AMR, GSJ, JIBS, Org Science, and SMJ among other journals. She has spent considerable time conducting research at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), the Università Luigi Bocconi in Milan, the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI-MITI) in Tokyo, Sogang University (Seoul), and ESADE Business School in her native Barcelona.

She teaches global strategy and international corporate governance at D’Amore-McKim of Business. She also teaches strategic corporate governance and board efficacy to a variety of organizations all over the world.  She is a Senior Editor at Organization Science, an Associate Editor at Corporate Governance: An International Review, a Consulting Editor at the Journal of International Business Studies, and serves on the editorial boards of SMJ, GSJ, Academy of Management Perspectives and Organization Studies. She has recently been elected to the Board of the Strategic Management Society.

Last Updated: June 2016