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Dr. Juan Espana

Dr. Juan Espana
Professor
National University
jespana@nu.edu
(858)-642-8448

Areas of Specialization
International Business

Current and Former Positions
Lead Faculty for International Business at National University, San Diego, CA; Former Director of the Executive MBA Program at National University, San Diego, CA; Founder and Director of the Master in International Business at St. Thomas University, Miami, Florida; Visiting Professor, ESSEC, Paris, France, Assistant Professor, Fisher Graduate School of International Business, Monterey, CA; Professor, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain; former Chair of the International Business Track of the ASBBS (American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences), Co-Chair of the International Finance Track for BALAS (Business Association of Latin American Studies), etc.

Long experience teaching in MBA Programs in the United States, Western Europe and Latin America.

Fluent in Spanish, French, German

Research Concentration
Global Business Strategy
International Competitiveness

Experience consulting with global companies such as American Express-CTB-McGraw-Hill, Mercedes Benz, etc. Experience helping hi-tech businesses enter foreign markets.

Current or former member of:

  • Association of International Business
  • International Management Development Association
  • Business Association of Latin American Studies (BALAS). etc.

Extensive list of publications in textbooks and refereed journals such as Global Business, Peng, W. 2011, the Journal of Academic and Business Ethics, Alliance Journal of Business Research, The Management Case Study Journal, Journal of American Academy of Business, Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, International Journal of Public Administration, Business Economics, Applied Economics, etc.

Education

Ph.D. Economics, International Finance, Industrial Organization,
University of California, Santa Barbara

MBA,
Webster University, Geneva, Switzerland

BA Information Sciences,
Berlin School of Engineering, Germany