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Brian C. Pinkham

Adjunct Professor, International Business

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Dr. Pinkham is an Adjunct Professor of International Business at the Ivey Business School. Before joining Ivey, he was a visiting Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Ft. Worth, Texas. While at TCU, Dr. Pinkham was recognized as the most impactful professor by the Neeley Fellows class of 2013 -- this recognition is awarded once over the three-year term of each Neeley honours class.

In addition to his PhD in International Management Studies, Dr. Pinkham also has an LLM in International Commercial Arbitration Law from Stockholm University. Drawing on both backgrounds in law and business, he specializes in international business, emerging markets, contracts and cross-border transactions, and legal institutions. His research has been published in Academy of Management Perspectives, Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, and Organizational Dynamics.


  • BA, Johns Hopkins University
  • JD, University of Maryland
  • LLM, Stockholm University
  • MBA, University of Texas at Dallas
  • PhD, University of Texas at Dallas

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Stallkamp, M.; Pinkham, B. C.; Schotter, A.; Buchel, O., 2018, "Core or Periphery? The Effects of Country-of-Origin Agglomerations on the Within-Country Expansion of MNEs", Journal of International Business Studies, October 49(8): 942 - 966.
  • Schotter, A.; Stallkamp, M.; Pinkham, B. C., 2017, "MNE Headquarters Disaggregation: The Formation Antecedents of Regional Management Centers", Journal of Management Studies, December 54(8): 1144 - 1169.
  • Pinkham, B. C.; Peng, M. W., 2017, "Overcoming institutional voids via arbitration", Journal of International Business Studies, April 48(3): 344 - 359.
  • Blevins, D. P.; Moschieri, C.; Pinkham, B. C.; Ragozzino, R., 2016, "Institutional changes within the European Union: How global cities and regional integration affect MNE entry decisions", Journal of World Business, February 51(2): 319 - 330.
  • Shi, W.; Sun, L.; Pinkham, B. C.; Peng, M. W., 2014, "Domestic alliance network to attract foreign partners: Evidence from international joint ventures in China", Journal of International Business Studies, April 45(3): 338 - 362.
  • Dess, G. G.; Pinkham, B. C.; Yang, H., 2011, "Entrepreneurial Orientation: Assessing the Construct's Validity and Addressing Some of Its Implications for Research in the Areas of Family Business and Organizational Learning", Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, September 35(5): 1077 - 1090.
  • Pinkham, B. C.; Picken, J. C.; Dess, G. G., 2010, "Creating Value in the Modern Organization:: The Role of Leveraging Technology", Organizational Dynamics, September 39(3): 226 - 239.
  • Peng, M. W.; Sun, L.; Pinkham, B. C.; Chen, H., 2009, "The institution-based view as a third leg for a strategy tripod", Academy of Management Perspectives, August 23(3): 63 - 81.

For more publications please see our Research Database

Honours & Awards

  • Neeley Fellows Class of 2013 Most Impactful Professor (2013)
  • University of Texas at Dallas Distinguished Teach in Diversity and Multicultural Education Award (2011)


  • Assistant Professor of International Business at Ivey (2013 - )
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Strategy at TCU (2012 - 2013)