Dr. Michael Czinkota is a Professor of International Business at the Kent Business School. Born and raised in Germany, Michael studied law and business administration at the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg. He holds an MBA in international business and a PhD in logistics from The Ohio State University.
Having taught international business and trade at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, Michael also the chaired professor emeritus for international marketing at the University of Birmingham.
Michael served in the U.S. government during the Reagan and Bush Administrations and has worked with the U.S. Department of State on terrorism preparedness. His academic work has focused on export development strategies and the linkage between terrorism and international business.
Michael features on the Global Advisory Board of the American Marketing Association, the Global Council of the American Management Association, and on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Marketing Science. He was named a Distinguished Fellow of the Academy of Marketing Science and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in the U.K.
Visit his blog at michaelczinkota.com
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Michael Czinkota has a wide spectrum of research studies. His academic work has mainly focused on global marketing management, export development strategies, the linkage between terrorism and international business, international trade and policy. He was named as one of the top three contributors to the international business literature.
Michael has been the chair and co-chair on conferences, committees and councils including the Conference on International Marketing and Public Policy, Academy of Marketing Science, International Marketing Conference at American Marketing Association, Eastern Europe Track, etc.back to top
Supervised the following offices in the U.S. Department of Commerce:
Office of Trade and Investment Analysis
Office of Industry Assessment
Office of Trade Finance
Office of Program and Resource Management
Office of Industrial Trade
Employees: 144 Budget: $ 10.1 Million
Head of U.S. Delegation to the OECD Industry Committee
Representative to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS)
Coordinating Committee for Export Controls, (COCOM)
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
Trade Mission Leader to:
China, Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand, West Germany in the fields of medical equipment, sports products, construction and engineering services
Legislative work on:
National Trade Data Bank
Development of Trade Retaliatory Actions
Debt for Education Swaps
International Trade Strikeforce
Trade Promotion Coordination
Secretarial Testimony on Trade Issues
Departmental Support of Uruguay Round Negotiations
Industry Sector Advisory Program
Competitive Assessments Program
Policy Positions on International Financial and Monetary Affairs
Third Country Export Control Initiative
Export Control of Services
Key Publications Supervised:
Industrial Outlook 1988, 1989
Foreign Trade Highlights
U.S. Manufacturing Exports and Related Employment
Foreign Direct Investment Transactions in the U.S.