Dr Carmen Stoian is a Senior Lecturer in International Business at Kent Business School, University of Kent. She holds a PhD from the University of Kent.
Dr Stoian acts as a reviewer for several conferences and journals, including the Journal of World Business, Business Ethics: A European Review and the Journal of Business Ethics. Dr Stoian has contributed to a report on the European funding commissioned by the British Parliament.
How institutions affect international business and have employed institutional theory to examine the determinants of inward and outward foreign direct investment from Central and Eastern Europe.
Carmen’s research interests are of a multidisciplinary nature and combine quantitative and qualitative approaches. She also works on investigating Corporate Social Responsibility practices in the UK as well as in emerging economies.
Dr Stoian has published in various journals such as:
Dr Stoian teaches in International Business at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
She has previously taught International Business at MBA level at KBS, and as part of modules delivered to visiting students from partnering German universities. Carmen has also taught lectures and seminars in Corporate Social Responsibility at postgraduate level.
Dr Stoian is happy to supervise PhD projects in areas of International Business and Corporate Social Responsibility related to her area of expertise.
Member of the Academy of International Business and European International Business Academy.
Drawing on her research with Dr Gilman on ‘SMEs, CSR and Firm Growth’, she has produced a factsheet on ‘CSR that Pays for SMEs’ that was distributed to SMEs in the UK using the network of the Centre for Employment, Competitiveness and Growth that Dr Mark Gilman chairs.