Dr. Van Wood
Professor of International Marketing and Philip Morris Endowed Chair in International Business
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business
Van Wood’s teaching, research and consulting focus is on globalization and the selection and development of international markets. He has consulted and presented his work in the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Russia, and North and South America. Van has been awarded grants to develop international programs from the Fulbright Commission, World Bank, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Commerce, Virginia Economic Development Partnership and many other organizations. He received the VCU School of Business Distinguished Service Award in 2010, 2013 and 2018. Van has published more than 100 articles in leading scholarly journals, including the Journal of Marketing, Journal of International Business Studies, International Marketing Review and Journal of Business Research. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon and his M.B.A. from the University of Washington. Van has coordinated and moderated the VCU International Business Forum for the past 23 years. He has traveled and worked in 100 countries.