South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

Kate Gillespie

Associate ProfessorPh.D., London Business School



Department of Marketing Professor Gillespie received a B.A. from Harvard University, an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia, and a Ph.D. from the London Business School. Her dissertation won first place in the Academy of International Business doctoral dissertation competition in 1983. Dr. Gillespie joined the faculty in 1984. She received the College of Business Administration Foundation Award for teaching excellence in 1988-1989. Dr. Gillespie has worked overseas in Europe and the Middle East and has taught a doctoral course in Mexico. Her research interests lie in the area of international marketing, international business-government relations, and business in developing countries. She is Associate Director for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Selected Publications: Gillespie, Kate and J. Brad McBride, "Smuggling in Emerging Markets: Global Implications," Columbia Journal of World Business (Winter 1996): 40-54. Gillespie, Kate and Clement M. Henry, eds., Oil in the New World Order. Gainesville: The University Press of Florida, 1995. Gillespie, Kate and Hildy J. Teegen, "Market Liberalization and International Alliance Formation: The Mexican Paradigm," Columbia Journal of World Business (Winter 1995): 58-69. "U.S. Corporations and Iran at the Hague," The Middle East Journal, 1990. "Political Risk Implications for Exporters, Contractors and Foreign Licensors: The Iranian Experience," Management International Review, 1989. "Consumer Product Export Opportunities to Liberalizing LDCs: A Life-Cycle Approach," (with Dana Alden), Journal of International Business Studies, 1989. "Cleaning up Corruption in the Middle East," (with Gwenn Okruhlik), The Middle East Journal, 1988. "Middle East Response to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act," California Management Review, 1987. "Common Factors Underlying Barriers to Export: Studies in the U.S. Paper Industry," (with Alan Bauerschmidt and Daniel Sullivan), Journal of International Business Studies, 1985. The Tripartite Relationship: Government, Foreign Investors and Local Investors During Egypt's Economic Opening. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1984.

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