Verbeke is a professor of international business strategy and holds the McCaig Research Chair in Management at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, appointments he will continue to hold. He also serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of International Business Studies, the leading journal in the field, and as Rugman Memorial Fellow at the University of Reading in the U.K.
"We are delighted to welcome one of the world's most prominent international business scholars to FIU Business as we continue to grow our strengths in international business education and research," said Joanne Li, the dean of FIU Business. "The opportunity for our faculty and students to work with someone of Dr. Verbeke's stature is invaluable."
Verbeke is a leading thinker on complex project evaluation, the strategic management of multinational networks, as well as the governance and restructuring of complex organizations. His research focuses on revisiting, rethinking and augmenting the core paradigms in strategic management and international business, especially internalization theory.
He has authored or edited more than 30 books and more than 200 refereed publications, including many articles in leading scholarly journals, and has nearly 20,000 Google Scholar citations.
"There is a clear commitment to excellence in international business education and research at FIU Business," Verbeke said. "I very much look forward to working with the college's faculty to help carry out that commitment."