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Darla Moore School of Business


Kendall Roth

Title: Executive Director, CIBER
Department: International Business
Darla Moore School of Business
Phone: 803-777-3604
Office: Darla Moore School of Business, Room 461L
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
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Kendall Roth is the executive director of the UofSC Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and also serves of the board of directors for the Folks Center for International Business. Previously, he was the senior associate dean for international programs and partnership. He holds the J. Willis Cantey Chair of International Business and Economics and is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business. He received his Ph.D. in international business from the University of South Carolina in 1986 and has been on the faculty of Moore School since that time. He teaches global strategic management at the masters level and doctoral seminars in international business theory, international management and cultural frameworks and methods. He has received the Alfred G. Smith Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Roth’s current research focuses on institutional and sociocultural approaches to understanding organization practices and routines within multinational enterprises. His interests include cultural frameworks from a methodological perspective, and applied to understanding behaviors within the multinational context.  Roth’s research has been published in numerous academic journals, including Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Strategic Management Journal.  He is a member of the Board of Senior Consulting Editors for Journal of International Business Studies and also serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal and Global Strategy Journal. He has been involved in the Academy of Management, serving in roles such as a member of the Research Committee in the International Management Division, and chairing the AMJ Best Paper Committee. He has also been active in the Academy of International Business, as the chair of the Richard Farmer Dissertation Award Committee and as a member of the AIB Best Paper Award Committee.


Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1986

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