Luis A. Perez-Batres


Professor & Chair / Strategy and International Business

Jerry and Felicia Campbell Research Fellow

Smith Hall 200A / 989-774-2841 /


PhD, Texas A&M University / MS, University of Illinois / BS, Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM)


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Dr. Perez is serving his second terms as the Chair of the Department. He also served as faculty affiliate of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) – where he spent his sabbatical during Fall-2013.

               His research rests at the interplay of international strategy and corporate responsibility/sustainability. It includes the geographical areas of Latin America, Western Europe and North America and has appeared in leading academic journals such as Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Cleaner Production, and Journal of International Management, among others. Dr. Perez is also on the editorial board of Journal of World Business.

               Prior to joining academe, Dr. Perez worked in industry at DuPont as a payroll accountant, and for several brokerage firms and banks, such as BBVA, as a financial advisor. During the summer of 2018, he earned the Management Development Program certificate at Harvard University.