Sjoerd BeugelsdijkAffiliation: University of Groningen

Bio: Sjoerd Beugelsdijk (PhD Tilburg University) is a full professor in international business and director of research at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He is an expert on economic globalization and cultural diversity.

He has published more than 70 refereed articles and edited special issues in leading journals, such as the Journal of International Business Studies and Journal of Economic Geography.

Sjoerd Beugelsdijk has held visiting positions at several universities including University of South Carolina, Copenhagen Business School, and Bocconi University. He has served as a department chair and academic director of the undergraduate international business program in Groningen.

Dr. Beugelsdijk received over 1 million euros in competitive research grants (Rubicon, Veni, Vidi) of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. He has supervised 11 PhD projects and is the reviewing editor for the Journal of International Business Studies-JIBS (2016-2022). He served as a chairman of the committee selecting the 2020 JIBS decade award as well as a mentor of AIB and AoM junior faculty and doctoral consortia.

He has edited and co-authored the 2019 government advisory board (Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau) report on ‘Dutch national identity’. He was awarded the silver medal in 2019 for his contribution to the field of international business.

Last Updated: March 2020