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Carol Howard, Ph.D.

Carol Howard, Ph.D.

Carol Howard, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of International Business, T. K. Hendrick Chair in Marketing and Management
Management & Marketing
International Business



Ph.D., International Business, Indiana University, Bloomington M.B.A., Marketing/Management/Finance, California State University, Long Beach
B.A., Marketing Management, University of Washington, Seattle

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Howard’s research focuses on global business operations. She has analyzed the linkage between the global automobile and the global shipping industries and investigated the effects of the growth of the EU and NAFTA upon international patterns of trade and investment. Her current research is focused on the global competitive strategies and related governance issues of the world’s largest transnational firms, plus the impact of cross-cultural factors upon global business operations. Her academic interests reflect her earlier industry experience, which includes positions as a traffic control assistant and as a manufacturing manager.

Professional Activities

Dr. Howard is a member of the Academy of International Business, the European International Business Academy and the Academy of Management. She has presented refereed papers at major international conferences in both North America and Europe, and her peer-reviewed articles have appeared in U.S.- and European-based academic journals. Her international teaching activities have taken her to Canada, the UK, Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia, and China. She spent two summers serving as a visiting scholar at the Danish Summer Research Institute. She continues to serve as a reviewer for professional academic associations and as a reviewer and author of supplements for international business textbook publishers. She also contributed a chapter to Leadership in International Business Education and Research, one of several volumes in the Research in Global Strategic Management Series. Dr. Howard is a member of the Board of Directors of Cogent Information Analytics in Dallas.

Contact Information

Meinders School of Business
Oklahoma City, OK 73106