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Susan Perkins

Susan Perkins, Associate Professor of Strategic Management
  • Associate Professor of Strategic Management

University of Illinois - Chicago
College of Business Administration
University Hall, 601 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60607

(312) 996-3794

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  • New York University New York, NY
    Stern School of Business
    PhD in Business Administration, Strategy and International Business
  • New York University New York, NY
    Stern School of Business
    M.Philosophy, Management
  • New York University New York, NY
    Stern School of Business
    M.B.A., International Business/Management
  • Fundação Getulio Vargas Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    International Management Program (joint MBA)
  • Howard University Washington, D.C.
    School of Business
    B.B.A., Marketing, Beta Gamma Sigma (Honors)

Classes Taught

  • Global Strategy
  • Corporate Strategy
  • International Business Strategy Lab

Research & Publications

  • Perkins, S. (2014). "When Does Prior Experience Pay? Institutional Experience and the Case of the Multinational Corporation," Administrative Science Quarterly, 59(1):145-181.
  • Perkins, S., Morck, R. and Yeung, B. (2014). "Innocents Abroad: The Hazards of International Joint Ventures with Pyramidal Group Firms," Global Strategy Journal, 4: 310–330.
  • Perkins, S. (2014). "Cross-national Variations in Industry Regulation: A Factor Analytic Approach with an Application to Telecommunications, Regulation & Governance," 8: 149–163.
  • Perkins, S., Phillips, K.W. and Pearce, N. (2013). "Ethnic Diversity, Gender, and National Leaders," Journal of International Affairs, 67(1): 85-104.
  • Perkins, S. and Minefee, I. (2015) "Jeitinho Brasileiro: Adopting Nonmarket Strategies in Brazil, Routledge Companion to Nonmarket Strategy," Lawton, T.C. and Rajwani, T. (Eds.), Oxford, UK and New York, NY,
  • Perkins, S. (2005). "Institutional Environment Relatedness and Foreign Investment Failures in the Brazilian Telecommunications Industry," Academy of Management, Best Paper Proceedings, M. Weaver (Ed.).

Awards & Affiliations

  • Northwestern University Public Voices Fellowship
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship
  • Richard N. Farmer Dissertation Award Finalist
  • NYU Stern School of Business Herman E. Krooss Best Dissertation Award
  • Winner, INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition
  • Academy of Management IM Division Best Paper Award
  • Nominated, CCC Colloquium for Doctoral Student Research
  • Stern School of Business Doctoral Student “Excellence in Teaching” Award
  • NBMBAA H. Naylor Fitzhugh PhD Fellowship Award
  • NYU Stern School of Business Competitive Dissertation Research Grant
  • New York University Stern School of Business Doctoral Fellowship
  • Consortium For Graduate Study in Management Fellowship
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society for Business
  • General Motors Executive Fellowship
  • Howard University Board of Trustees Scholarship
  • National Golden Key Honors Society
  • NCR Corporation Scholarship
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarship