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Kendall Roth

Title: Senior Associate Dean of International Programs and Partnerships
Chair, Sonoco Department of International Business; Executive Director, CIBER
Department: Department of International Business, Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), Deans Office
Darla Moore School of Business
E-mail: kroth@moore.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-3604
Office: Darla Moore School of Business 356
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
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Background

Kendall Roth is senior associate dean for international programs and partnerships at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. He holds the J. Willis Cantey Chair of International Business and Economics and is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business. He is the executive director of the USC Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and also serves of the board of directors for the Folks Center for International Business. He received his Ph.D. in international business from the University of South Carolina in 1986 and has been on the faculty of Moore School since that time. He teaches global strategic management at the masters level and doctoral seminars in international business theory, international management and cultural frameworks and methods. He has received the Alfred G. Smith Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Roth’s current research focuses on institutional and sociocultural approaches to understanding organization practices and routines within multinational enterprises. His interests include cultural frameworks from a methodological perspective, and applied to understanding behaviors within the multinational context.  Roth’s research has been published in numerous academic journals, including Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Strategic Management Journal.  He is a member of the Board of Senior Consulting Editors for Journal of International Business Studies and also serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal and Global Strategy Journal. He has been involved in the Academy of Management, serving in roles such as a member of the Research Committee in the International Management Division, and chairing the AMJ Best Paper Committee. He has also been active in the Academy of International Business, as the chair of the Richard Farmer Dissertation Award Committee and as a member of the AIB Best Paper Award Committee.

Education

Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1986