Robert E. Hoskisson is the George R. Brown Chair of Strategic Management at the Jones School of Business at Rice University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California–Irvine. His research topics focus on corporate strategy and governance and he teaches courses in corporate and international strategic management, among others. He has co-authored over 20 books including Strategic Management: Globalization and Competitiveness (11th Edition), Competing for Advantage (2nd Edition) and Understanding Business Strategy (3rd Edition). He was recently ranked among the top scholars in business and economics by the Times Higher Education for the number of papers with over 50 citations. He has served on the Board of Directors and is currently the Past President and a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society.