Alexander Settles

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Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
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WP 1099
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Academic Info

Ph.D., University of Delaware, Political Science and International Relations
M.P.A., University of Delaware, Financial Management
B.A., University of Delaware, Political Science and International Relations
H.B.S., University of Delaware, Economics


Emerging markets, foreign direct investment, cross-cultural management practices, corporate governance, corporate strategies and organizational design.


Management, corporate governance, international management, strategic management, corporate social responsibility, and new venture creation

Dr. Settles is an Instructor in the Department of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School and was Fulbright Scholar in Russia during the 2005-2006 academic years. Previously he was an Instructor at Nevada State College, a Professor of Corporate Governance and Strategic Management and the Deputy Director of the Corporate Governance Center at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. Dr. Settles has served as a consultant to the World Bank Institute, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the Center for International Private Enterprise.

Dr. Settles’ research focuses on emerging market multinationals and management practices in emerging market firms with a specialization in Russian firms. Dr. Settles’ research has been published and is forthcoming in peer-reviewed journals such as the International Journal for Human Resource Management, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, and International Studies of Management and Organization. He has also published book chapters, case studies, and journal articles in Russian academic journals on management practices in Russia and advances in research methods unique to conducting research in emerging markets. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of East-West Business. Dr. Settles currently teaches courses in management and international business at Rutgers and previously taught financial management, strategy, corporate governance, business ethics and new venture creation.