Invite-only event for faculty

Distinguished Speaker Series-Ruth AguileraRuth Aguilera

Full Professor at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University

TOPIC: Is corporate insider power always bad and corporate social responsibility always good? The interplay between takeover defenses and CSR under different institutional configurations.

Ruth Aguilera, Northeastern University professor, will be presenting on March 23, 2018 for Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series. This is an invite only event. If you are interested in attending, please email Archana Jain (

Ruth V. Aguilera is a Full Professor at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. She spent the 2014-2015 academic year as a Visiting Full Professor in the Department of Strategy and Policy at the National University of Singapore Business School. Before going to Southeast Asia, she was a Professor at the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—where she had been since receiving her PhD in Sociology at Harvard University.

Ruth’s research interests lie at the intersection of strategic organization and global strategy, specializing in international corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and internationalization. Her research has been published in AMJ, AMR, GSJ, JIBS, Org Science, and SMJ among other journals. She has spent considerable time conducting research at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center in Berlin, the Università Luigi Bocconi in Milan, the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI-MITI) in Tokyo, Sogang University in Seoul, and ESADE Business School in her native Barcelona.

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Friday, March 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am