PhD, Business Administration Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Master of Arts, International Studies Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Areas of Expertise
Business and Public Policy
Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Markets
Corporate Citizenship and Sustainable Innovation
Dr. Wernick’s research focuses on global business strategy, innovation, and sustainable enterprise. He is the author of numerous academic and policy-oriented studies on global business and politics, including the book chapters “Innovation in Africa: The View from the Hilltops of a Spiky Continent” (forthcoming), and “Stakeholder Voice, Corporate Dysfunction and Change: An Organizational Learning Perspective” with William D. Schneper and Mary Ann Von Glinow (2013). Dr. Wernick is also the co-author with Mary Ann Von Glinow of the article “Reflections on the Evolving Terrorist Threat to Luxury Hotels: A Case Study on Marriott International,” in the Thunderbird International Business Review (September/October, 2012).
Dr. Wernick works closely with FIU undergraduate business students in his capacity as Faculty Advisor for the College’s Honors in International Business Program and the International Business Honors Society (IBHS). He also is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Global Business and Community (JGBC) – an undergraduate e-journal focused on issues at the nexus of international business and society – and mentors a team of undergraduate business students that competes each year in the Consortium of Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) International Business Case Competition.
Prior to joining FIU, Dr. Wernick worked as senior analyst with a Miami-based international security consultancy, and was director of communications for the Americas Society and Council of the Americas in New York. Dr. Wernick has also served as managing editor of the Latin America Advisor, a daily intelligence brief for senior executives of Fortune 500 companies with investments in the Americas. Dr. Wernick received his B.A. in Political Science from Tulane University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from FIU.
Business in Latin America
International Business Environment
International Business Honors Project Seminar
International Business Policy
International Risk Assessment
Organization and Management
Special Topics in International Business
Special Topics in Management
Refereed Journal Articles
Wernick, D. & Haar, J. (2014). The Impact of Governing Institutions on Foreign Direct Investment Flows: Evidence from African Nations. International Journal of Business Administration.
Chambers, D., Wernick, D. A., Zdanowicz, J. & Von Glinow, M. (2010). How dangerous are measurement errors to homeland security?. Thunderbird International Business Review. 52 (6), 553-569.
Wernick, D. A., Haar, J. & Singh, S. (2009). Do governing institutions affect foreign direct investment inflows? New evidence from emerging economies. International Journal of Economics and Business Research. 1 (3), 317-332.