About Attila Yaprak

Professor Attila Yaprak is a Professor of Marketing and International Business and Director, Doctoral Programs at the Ilitch Business School at Wayne State University. He teaches MBA and doctoral program courses in international business, international marketing, and marketing theory and strategy. His research has appeared in the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of World Business, Journal of Business Research, Journal of International Marketing, International Marketing Review, International Business Review, and Political Psychology. He has served as an associate editor at the Journal of Business Research and on the editorial review boards of the Journal of International Business Studies, the International Business Review and International Marketing Review, among many other journals. He has been listed among the most prolific contributors to international business and international marketing journals.

Dr. Yaprak is a winner of several teaching awards, including the Outstanding Marketing Teacher Award given by the Academy of Marketing Science and the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at Wayne State University. He has taught at, or has had research visits to, business schools in Austria, England, France, Finland, Germany, Spain, and Turkey. He has also taught at the University of Michigan, and Michigan State, and in faculty development programs at S. Carolina, Memphis, and Georgia State. His consulting work for the World Trade Organization has taken him to China, Nepal, the Philippines, and Thailand.

Dr. Yaprak is the current Historian and has served as the Executive Secretary of the Academy of International Business. He has served on funded research review panels in the United States, Canada, and Israel. Dr. Yaprak earned BS and MBA degrees at Indiana University (1971 and 1973) and a PhD degree at Georgia State University (1978).