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About Michael Hitt

Michael A. Hitt is a University Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Texas A&M University.He received his PhD from the University of Colorado.Over the last 30+ years, he has conducted research on the international strategies of businesses including multinational firms, family firms and new venture firms. 

His work has been published in many of the top scholarly journals and the Times Higher Education listed him among the top scholars in economics, finance and managementAn article in the Academy of Management Perspectives lists him as one of the top two management scholars in terms of the combined impact of his work both inside (i.e., citations in scholarly journals) and outside of academia.

He is a former editor of the Academy of Management Journal, a former co-editor of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and the current editor-in-chief of Oxford Research EncyclopediaHe is a Fellow in the Academy of International Business, the Academy of Managementand the Strategic Management SocietyHe is a former President of both the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society. 

He has received honorary doctorates from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Jonkoping University. Hhas received the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award from the BPS Division and the Distinguished Service Award and the Distinguished Educator Award from the Academy of Management. He has been listed as a Highly Cited Researcher in the Web of Science (top 2% in citations) each year since 2014.