Strange Roger

Visiting Professor

  • Contact

    R.N.Strange  [at]

  • Phone Number

    (+39) 382 98 xxxx

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Brief Bio

Roger Strange is Professor of International Business within the Department of Business & Management, and Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange. Before joining the University of Sussex, he was Professor of International Business at King’s College London, where he was formerly the Head of the Department.

Roger is a past President of the European International Business Academy (EIBA) and was the organiser of the 2012 EIBA Annual Conference at the University of Sussex. He is still the UK Representative on the EIBA Board. He is also a former Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the UK & Ireland Chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB-UKI), and he was the Chair and organiser of the 2007 Annual AIB-UKI Conference at King’s College London. He teaches international business.

Much of his empirical work has focused on the Asia-Pacific region (particularly Japan and China). He has spent two extended periods as a Foreign Visiting Professor at Osaka University, Japan (1987) and at Kobe University, Japan (1995-96) whilst on sabbatical, and has spent shorter periods at Nankai University, China (1992), Hangzhou Institute of Commerce, China (1994), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (1994), and the University of Hong Kong (2004). He is the author/editor of twelve books, and over eighty journal articles and book chapters.


Ph.D Supervision:

  • Xiaohong Wu (1993-98) ‘The Development of Foreign Insurance Business in China.’ (successfully defended)
  • Yi-Cheng Liu (1993-98) ‘The Prospects for Taipei’s Development as an International Financial Centre in the Asia-Pacific Region.’ (successfully defended)
  • David Lin (1995-99) ‘The Introduction of the Reservation Control Process in EVA Airways.’ (successfully defended)
  • Ron Yiu-Wah Ho (1995-2000) ‘Testing of the Capital Asset Pricing Model in the Hong Kong Stock Market.’ (successfully defended)
  • Jian Chen (1996-2001) ‘Essays on Corporate Governance in China.’ (successfully defended)
  • Yung-chih Lien (2000-04) ‘The Effectiveness of Corporate Governance and its Role in Foreign Direct Investment Decisions: Evidence from Taiwan.’ (successfully defended)
  • Frederic Blanc-Brude (2004-8) ‘Private Participation in Infrastructure Projects.’ (successfully defended)
  • Qichang Ye (2004-8) ‘Banking System Reform in China and WTO Accession.’ (successfully defended)
  • Fahad Toonsi (2004 – 08) ‘Corporate Governance in the MENA Region.’ (successfully defended)
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