Ruth Aguilera
Northeastern University

Ruth V. Aguilera is a Distinguished Professor in International Business and Strategy at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University and recently elected SMS Fellow. She spent the 2014-2015 academic year as a Visiting Full Professor in the Department of Strategy and Policy, at the National University of Singapore Business School. Before going to South East Asia, she was a Professor at the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—where she had been since receiving her PhD in Sociology at Harvard University. Ruth Aguilera’s research interests lie at the intersection of strategic organization and global strategy, specializing in international corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and internationalization. Her research has been published at AMJ, AMR, GSJ, JIBS, Org Science, and SMJ among other journals. She has spent considerable time conducting research at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), the Università Luigi Bocconi in Milan, the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI-MITI) in Tokyo, Sogang University (Seoul), and ESADE Business School in her native Barcelona. Ruth serves as Senior Editor at Organization Science, an Associate Editor at Corporate Governance: An International Review, a Consulting Editor at the Journal of International Business Studies, and sits on the editorial boards of SMJ, GSJ, AMR, AMP and Organization Studies. She has been highly involved with the membership committee as an SMS board member and is passionate about continuing to work with SMS.