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Professor Tomas Hult elected as an AIB Fellow

Publish Date: Friday, March 12, 2010

The Fellows of the Academy of International Business has elected Professor Tomas Hult as a member in recognition of his scholarly achievements in international business. When inducted in June 2010, he will be one of only four marketing scholars in the world who are AIB Fellows. 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. Recently, he was ranked as the 75th “most-cited scientist in economics and business” (story) by Thompson Reuters for the period of 1997-2007. For the complete list of AIB Fellows, see For more information about Professor Hult, see

The Academy of International Business is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business. Established in 1959, today, AIB has more than 3,100 members in some 80 countries around the world. AIB transcends the boundaries of single academic disciplines and managerial functions to enhance business education and practice.
The AIB Fellows currently consist of 70 distinguished participating members from schools such as Columbia, Duke, Harvard, INSEAD, London Business School, Stockholm School of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, and several Big Ten schools. The AIB Fellows are elected “for their contributions to the scholarly development of the field of international business.”

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.