Stephen TallmanAffiliation: University of Richmond

Bio: Stephen Tallman is the E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professor of Business at the University of Richmond, where he teaches international business and global strategy classes.  His research interests include global outsourcing, international diversification, industry clusters, knowledge transfer in multinational firms, and international alliances and joint ventures.

Prof. Tallman has published chapters and articles in a variety of outlets including Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, California Management Review, Management International Review, Journal of International Management, and Journal of International Business Studies.  He recently edited A New Generation in International Strategy, an anthology of conceptual pieces by emerging scholars in the field. He is a member of the editorial boards of several major journals and is an Associate Editor for Strategic Management Journal and a Consulting Editor for Journal of International Business Studies.

Dr. Tallman earned his Ph.D. in International Business and Comparative Management from UCLA in 1988.  He received his B.S. from the United States Military Academy and served as an army officer and worked in industry prior to entering academics.  He previously held positions at the University of  Hawaii and the University of  Utah, where he was the Chair of the Management Department for six years, and spent two years as a visiting senior lecturer at the Cranfield School of Management in England.  He was the Chair of the International Management Division of the Academy of  Management (1998-1999) and the Chair of the Global Strategy Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society (2001-2005).  He chaired or co-chaired the Global Strategy Track for the AIB Annual Conference twice (2004 and 2007).  He is a long-time member of AIB and was elected to the Fellows of the AIB in 2008.

Last Updated: February 2008