ATLANTA – S. Tamer Cavusgil, Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Chair and executive director of the Center for International Business and Research at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business (GSU-CIBER), has been appointed a Regents’ Professor, the highest academic recognition bestowed by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG).
Cavusgil, who joined Georgia State in 2008, is a world-renowned educator, scholar, mentor, journal editor, institution builder, leader of professional societies, and an advisor to senior executives and international agencies. His career spans three decades of teaching, mentoring, research and administrative leadership.
His scholarship on internationalizing firms, exporting, global strategy and multinationalism has placed Cavusgil among the most prolific international business authors. He is one of a handful of scholars who have authored more than a dozen articles in the “Journal of International Business Studies.” He is an elected fellow and a past vice president of the Academy of International Business, as well as a past elected president of the Association of International Business Education and Research (AIBER), and Gianni and Joan Montezemolo Visiting Chair at the University of Cambridge; in addition, he currently serves as a visiting professor at Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom. Tamer is also the senior author of the leading text “International Business: Strategy, Management, and the New Realities” (Pearson Education) and author or co-author of more than 2000 referred journal articles.
He has received thonorary doctorates for his contributions in in international business from the University of Southern Denmark and Hasselt University in Belgium.
“Tamer exemplifies the qualities of a Regents’ Professor,” said Richard Phillips, dean of the Robinson College of Business. “He has a distinguished record of achievement across all areas of scholarship, dissemination of knowledge, and service to the discipline and the university.”