Graduated PhD Students

Professor Mudambi's former Ph.D. students hold senior academic and consulting positions at universities in the US and Europe.


Claus Peter Schrunder, (Ph.D., University of Buckingham, 1996), Director BPO Optimization, Deutsche Post World Net Business Consulting, Bonn, Germany.

** Mudambi, R., Schrunder, C.P. and Mongar, A. 2004. How cooperative is cooperative purchasing in smaller firms? Long Range Planning, vol.37(1), pp.85-102.

Pietro Navarra, (Ph.D., University of Buckingham UK, 1997), Full Professor of Public Economics and Rector, University of Messina, Italy and Research Associate at the London School of Economics and Political Science, England.

** Mudambi, R. and Navarra, P. 2004. Is knowledge power? Knowledge flows, subsidiary power and rent-seeking within MNCs, Journal of International Business Studies, vol.35(5), pp.385-406.

Arif Khurshed, (Ph.D., University of Reading UK, 1999), Professor of Finance, Manchester Business School, University of Mancheter, UK.

** Goergen, M., Khurshed, A. and Mudambi, R. 2006. The strategy of going public: How UK firms choose their listing contracts, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, vol.33(1&2), pp.306-328.

Qin Yang, (Ph.D., Temple University, 2007), Associate Professor of Managment, Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA.

** Yang, Q., Mudambi, R. and Meyer, K. 2008. Conventional and reverse knowledge flows in multinational corporations, Journal of Management, vol.34(5), pp.882-902.

Tim Swift, (Ph.D., Temple University, 2008), Associate Professor of Managment, St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA.

** Mudambi, R. and Swift, T. 2014. Knowing when to leap: transitioning between exploitative and explorative R&D, Strategic Management Journal, vol.35(1), pp.126-145. doi: 10.1002/smj.2097.

T.L. Hill, (Ph.D., Temple University, 2011), Associate Professor of Management, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

** Hill, T.L. and Mudambi, R. 2010. Far from Silicon Valley: how emerging economies are re-shaping our understanding of global entrepreneurship. Journal of International Management, vol.16(4), pp.321-327.

Janine Black, (Ph.D., Temple University, 2013), Assistant Professor of Management, Kean University, Union, NJ.

Snehal Awate, (Ph.D. Temple University, 2013), Assistant Professor of Management, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India.

** Awate, S., Larsen, M.M. and Mudambi, R. 2012. EMNE catch-up strategies in the wind turbine industry: Is there a trade-off between output and innovation capabilities?, Global Strategy Journal, vol.2(3), pp.205-223.