Sinéad Monaghan

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Assistant Professor
Office Location: 
1WP 1095
Academic Info

Ph.D., University of Limerick, Ireland


International Business, firm internationalization, foreign direct investment (FDI), multinational corporations (MNCs), location choice, high-growth firms

Sinéad Monaghan is Assistant Professor of International Business in the Department of Management and Global Business.

Her research operates at the nexus of international business, international entrepreneurship and economic geography and centers on the process of firm internationalization. In particular, Sinéad seeks to understand the mechanisms of how firms rapidly move into international markets and the locational factors which enable market insidership.

To date, her work has received significant interest within the academic community with publications in the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Manpower and Industry and Innovation. She regularly presents her work at leading international conferences. Sinéad has also received several prestigious honors, including the ‘Neil Hood and Stephen Young Prize for the Most Original New Work’ (2012), and research funding from the Irish Research Council (2010 and 2012).

Prior to joining Rutgers, Sinéad held a post-doctoral scholarship at the University of Limerick. In 2016, she held a visiting position in University College Dublin. She has taught in the areas of International Business, Global Management and Strategy and International Human Resource Management at graduate and post-graduate levels and has delivered distinguished lectures and invited presentations at a number of leading international universities.