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Professor Tomas Hult among most cited scientists in economics and business

Publish Date: Monday, February 15, 2010

Thompson Reuters in their Essential Science Indicators covering a period from January 1997 to June 2007 ranks Professor Tomas Hult as the 75th “most-cited scientist in economics and business” in the world. He is one of only 4 marketing scholars on the list. Professor Hult is Acting Associate Dean for Global Initiatives, Director of the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), and Professor of Marketing, International Business, and Strategic Management in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. He also serves as Executive Director of the Academy of International Business and as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science. For the complete ranking, see For more information about Professor Hult, see

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Michigan State University has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through innovative teaching, research and outreach for more than 150 years. MSU is known internationally as a major public university with global reach and extraordinary impact. The Eli Broad College of Business is among the largest in the U.S.A. with some 6,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and is a top ranked school in international business at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. It houses the federally funded Center for International Business Education and Research and is the world headquarters for the Academy of International Business.