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Carson College of Business International Business Institute

Business Institute

The hub of international educational programs in the Carson College of Business

The International Business Institute mobilizes faculty, staff, and students to engage in scholarly activities that transcend borders. The Institute provides Carson College students with firsthand knowledge of other nations’ cultural and business practices—giving graduates a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.



The Carson College awards scholarships three times annually to help students complete international experiences.

Visiting International Scholars

Each year scholars from universities around the world come to campus to collaborate on research with Carson College of Business faculty. In addition to long-term visits by scholars from partnering institutions, many guest professors visit campus for several days. They offer invaluable insights to the Carson College research enterprise.

Internships and careers

You can find a wide selection of international internships and career opportunities with the Institute’s partner organizations worldwide.

Core participating faculty

International business fellows span the breadth of academic departments within the Carson College.

Sung AhnFinance and Management Science
Mark BeattieSchool of Hospitality Business Management
Jamie CallisonSchool of Hospitality Business Management
Mesut CicekMarketing and International Business
Jane CoteAccounting
Mauricio FeathermanEntrepreneurship and Information Systems
Stergios FotopoulosFinance and Management Science
Jeff GramlichAccounting
Dogan GursoySchool of Hospitality Business Management
James HarbourSchool of Hospitality Business Management
Dipra JhaSchool of Hospitality Business Management
George JiangFinance and Management Science
Jeffrey JoiremanMarketing and International Business
Jenny KimSchool of Hospitality Business Management
Byron MarloweSHBM (Tri-Cities)
Marie MayesCenter for Entrepreneurial Studies
Darrel MuehlingMarketing and International Business
Nori PearsonAccounting
Mario ReyesFinance and Management Science
Greg RoseManagement, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship – Vancouver
Jerman RoseDean's Office
Jennifer SandstromHospitality Business Management
Bernard Wong-On-WingAccounting


Sung K. Ahn, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for International Programs
Director, International Business Institute
Todd 101-B

Ethan Pickering
Coordinator, International Business Institute
Todd Hall 101G

Office Hours:
M–F, 8:00–12:00 p.m., 1:00–5:00 p.m.