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Susan Perkins

Associate Professor

Department of Managerial Studies


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601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

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Classes Taught

  • Global Strategy
  • Corporate Strategy
  • International Business Strategy Lab

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

Selected 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.).


New York University New York, NY
Stern School of Business
Ph.D. 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)