Susan Perkins is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
She is also an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Her research focuses on how firms strategically navigate the cross-country variations in institutional environments between countries. Perkins's research expertise includes nonmarket strategy, industry regulation, corporate governance and ownership structures, institutional change and leadership models that lead to enhanced firm performance and market growth.
At the MIT Sloan School of Management, Perkins is a mentor in the GO-Lab EMBA course. At Kellogg, she teaches Strategic Challenges in Emerging Markets, Governing Strategic Alliances and the International Strategy Lab in Kellogg executive education and MBA programs. She also teaches Strategy Beyond Markets at MIT Sloan School of Management’s international partner, HEC Business School in Paris.
Perkins’s research has been published in high quality peer reviewed journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Global Strategy Journal, and Regulation and Governance. She received her PhD in International Business Strategy at NYU’s Stern School of Business and was previously a Visiting Scholar at MIT from 2011-2013 as a Martin Luther King Jr. Fellow.
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