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About Elizabeth Rose

Elizabeth L. Rose is Chair and Professor of International Business at the University of Leeds, and Adjunct Professor of Business Policy and Strategy at the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur. She has held academic appointments in the U.S., New Zealand, and Finland.  

 Beth’s research addresses various aspects of how firms internationalize and compete across borders. Working at the intersection of international business, international entrepreneurship, and strategy, she is especially interested in the internationalization activities of firms from emerging markets – particularly smaller firms.  

 She is an AIB Fellow, and was named the WAIB Woman of the Year in 2019. Currently, she is co-editor of Academy of Management Collections. 

 Beth has held leadership roles in several academic professional organizations. In the AIB, she served as Vice President for Administration, working closely with AIB chapters around the globe, and was the founding chair of the Australia and New Zealand Chapter (now AIB-Oceania). She has also been President of both the Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) and the Association of Japanese Business Studies (AJBS), and Chair of the Strategic Management Society (SMS) Global Strategy Interest Group and the Academy of Management (AOM) International Management DivisionShe is Vice President of the Board of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM). 

 A dual citizen of New Zealand and the US, Beth completed her education in the U.S., doing her undergraduate work in Civil Engineering at Princeton University and earning her PhD in Statistics and Management Science from the University of Michigan.