Professor, International Business and Strategy Group Coordinator
PhD in Strategic Management, Florida State University
MBA in International Management, Florida State University
BS in Accounting, University of Rhode Island
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Robertson’s primary research interest is in cross-cultural management. Specifically, he is interested in ethical, behavioral, and strategic differences across borders. Professor Robertson has expertise in Latin America and he has spent considerable time in Peru, Colombia, Chile and Ecuador among other countries. Professor Robertson has taught the Full-time MBA required Global Management course for many years. He also teaches undergraduate international business as well as a graduate seminar on global business ethics and corporate citizenship. Professor Robertson has led study abroad courses to Peru, Chile, Argentina and Brazil for Northeastern MBA students.
Industry & Academic Experience
Prior to joining the Northeastern University faculty, Professor Robertson taught at James Madison University, La Universidad de Salamanca in Spain, Florida State University, and La Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador. He has also lectured in Israel, Hong Kong, and Chile. His professional experience includes work with toy giant Hasbro, Inc. and a number of small businesses, primarily in the restaurant industry.
Services to the Profession
Professor Robertson is a member of the Academy of International Business, the Academy of Management, and the Iberoamerican Academy of Management. In addition, he serves on the editorial boards for the International Journal of Public Administration, the International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, and the Management International Review.
Awards & Recognition
McCarthy Family Research Fellow, College of Business Administration (January 1, 2006)
Fulbright Traditional Scholar, U.S. Department of State (January 1, 2006)
Fulbright Scholar, Fulbright Senior Specialist Program (2004)