About Usha Haley

Usha Haley (PhD, NYU) is Barton Distinguished Chair in International Business, Professor, and Director/Center for International Business Advancement at Wichita State University. She chairs the World Trade Council of Wichita.

Her research focuses on FDI, trade, international strategy, emerging markets, business-government relations, innovation and broader research impacts. She has over 322 publications/presentations including 27 academic journal articles (in Journal of International Business StudiesHuman RelationsJournal of Management Studies, California Management Review, and Harvard Business Review, among others), and 8 books, two on international best-seller lists. Research grants include from the National Science Foundation (sole Principal Investigator) for international technology development.

Usha’s regulatory influence (over 40 times) includes testimony before the US Senate on Shuanghui’s takeover of Smithfield Foods, the most important case on FDI in a decade; to the USCC; and, twice before the Committee on Ways and Means, including federal legislation, the Non- market Economy Trade Remedy Act  incorporated into US regulation (HR 1229). Her research forms the basis of 3 pieces of EU anti-dumping regulation and the US ITA’s countervailing duties against China.  Her expertise has been profiled over 600 times in media including  NYTWSJFT, EconomistWashington Post, and NPR Marketplace.

Awards/recognitions include the Academy of Management’s Practice Impact Award and for Truly Outstanding Leadership and Service; the Economist’s Thought Leader  on emerging markets; Emerald Publishing’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Asia Pacific business; American Made Hero  for supporting US manufacturing; the Glorious India Award  for contributions by Indian diaspora; and, University Lecturer of the Year.