Professor Salih Cavusgil



1976 PhD  (Marketing & International Business), University of Wisconsin
1972 MBA   University of Wisconsin
1970 Middle East Technical University (Business and Economics)


Tamer currently serves as Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Chair and Executive Director, CIBER, at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Prior to that, he held the John W. Byington Endowed Chair in Global Marketing and served as the founding Executive Director of MSU-CIBER for nearly two decades. Tamer also served as Senior Fulbright Scholar to Australia and taught at Monash University. He also was Gianni and Joan Montezemolo  Visiting Chair at the University of Cambridge, the UK. Currently, he serves on the Hong Kong Research Grants Council selection panel. Tamer specializes in the internationalization of the firm, global strategy, emerging markets, and buyer-seller relationships in cross-border business. Most recently, his research has focused on the rise and measurement of middle class consumers in emerging markets. Tamer has authored more than a dozen books and over 200 refereed journal articles.  His work is among the most cited contributions in international business.  His books include: Internationalizing Business Education (1993, MSU Press), Internationalizing Doctoral Education in Business (1995, MSU Press), andDoing Business in the Emerging Markets (2nd edition, 2013, Sage).  He also edited reference books: Study Abroad for Business Schools and Emerging Frontiers in International Business Research and Theory.  His textbook, International Business: The New Realities, 3rd Ed., 2013, co-authored with G. Knight and J. Riesenberger, is used by more than a hundred universities around the world, and has been translated into Mandarin, Korean, and Portuguese.  His newest book is  Doing Business in  Emerging Markets, 2nd Ed., co-authored with P. N. Ghauri, and A. A. Akcal, London: Sage Publications, 2013.