Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Northeastern University

Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra is a Professor of International Business and Strategy at Northeastern University. Before joining Northeastern he was a faculty member at the University of South Carolina and at the University of Minnesota, and a visiting professor at Cornell University. He studies the internationalization of firms, with a special interest in emerging market multinationals, capability upgrading, particularly technological capabilities, and governance issues, focusing on corruption in international business. His seventy research appear in leading academic journals, such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, and Research Policy, and in edited books. He is co-editor of Global Strategy Journal, was the reviewing editor of Journal of International Business Studies and serves on the editorial boards of other leading journals, such as Academy of Management Review and Strategic Management Journal. His geographical area of expertise is Latin America. He was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business and to the Executive Committee of the International Management Division of the Academy of Management. He teaches courses on global strategy and sustainability at the undergraduate, masters, executive and Ph.D. levels. He was awarded a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information please visit He can be contacted at