IB Professors Jiang, Ramirez, Yoon
Bryant IB faculty members (from left) Crystal Jiang, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management; Andres Ramirez, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance; Sukki Yoon, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing; and Elzotbek Rustambekov, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management (not pictured), contributed as presenters and panelists at the 2018 Northeast Academy of International Business Conference in Philadelphia. Professor Jiang was a co-chair of the Bryant-sponsored event, which focused on theme of “Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation.”
Bryant faculty contribute leadership, expertise at Academy of International Business Conference
Nov 26, 2018

Bryant International Business (IB) faculty members contributed their expertise as panelists, presenters, and leaders of the 2018 Northeast Academy of International Business (AIB NE) Conference held at Drexel University in Philadelphia October 19-20. Management Professor Crystal Jiang, Ph.D., served as conference chair of the Bryant-sponsored event, which focused on theme of “Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation.” Jiang is also a board member of AIB NE, the second largest U.S. chapter in the Academy of International Business community of scholars and practitioners, with close to 400 members. 

“Bryant’s participation in a visible leadership role at this major conference galvanizes our reputation as an institution committed not only to excellence in teaching IB but also to research at the highest level.” 

“Bryant’s participation in a visible leadership role at this major conference galvanizes our reputation as an institution committed not only to excellence in teaching IB but also to research at the highest level,” said Andres Ramirez, Ph.D., Bryant IB Program Director.

Here is a recap of Bryant faculty contributions to the agenda of this prestigious conference:

  • Professor Jiang, with scholars from United Nations and other top universities, participated in a panel on "Regional Trade Promotion in an Era of Rising Global Protectionism.”

 

  • Professor Ramirez was the featured panelist for the session, "What is the value of an IB Education?", reporting results of a recent CUIBE (Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education) research project. Ramirez also chaired a session on International Business Pedagogy as a track chair. 

 

 

 

The Academy of International Business (AIB) is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business. Established in 1959, AIB today has 3,085 members in 95 countries. Members include scholars from the leading global academic institutions as well consultants, researchers, government and NGO representatives.

Bryant University’s International Business (IB) program has risen in the rankings and in prominence among peer institutions and organizations since its founding in 2008. The program is ranked No. 25 nationally in this year’s U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Bryant University’s International Business (IB) program has risen in the rankings and in prominence among peer institutions and organizations since its founding in 2008. The program is ranked No. 25 nationally in this year’s U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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