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Darla Moore School of Business


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
Phone: 803-777-3604
Office: Darla Moore School of Business 356
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]


Roth is senior associate dean for International Programs and Partnerships. He holds the J. Willis Cantey Chair of International Business and Economics and serves as a professor of international business. He is also the director of the international business Ph.D. major at the Moore School. 

He received his Ph.D. in international business from the University of South Carolina in 1986 and has been on the faculty of the Moore School since that time. He teaches global strategic management in the International MBA program, and he also teaches 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 research interests focus on institutional and sociocultural approaches to understanding organization practices and routines within multinational enterprises. His interests also include cultural frameworks from a methodological perspective and applied to understanding behaviors within the multinational enterprise context. Roth’s research has been published in top tier academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal and Journal of International Business Studies. He currently is serving his third term on the editorial board of Academy of Management Journal and is also on the editorial boards of Journal of Management, Advances in International Comparative Management and Multinational Business Review. He is a reviewer for other journals including Academy of Management Review, Organization Science and Strategic Management Journal. Professionally, 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, most recently as the chair of the Richard Farmer Dissertation Award Committee and as a member of the AIB Best Paper Award Committee.


Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1986