Dr Andrew Ross

Senior Lecturer

University of Dundee School of Business, School of Business

Marketing & Management, School of Business

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Dr. Andrew G. Ross is a Senior Lecturer in International Business and Strategy within the School of Business at the University of Dundee. Prior to his current appointment he taught economics at The University of Edinburgh and was a Lecturer in International Business at Edinburgh Napier University.  Before entering academia Andrew worked within the corporate division of a leading global bank.

Dr. Ross is a published author in the field of international business, corporate governance and regional economics with particular emphasis on spatial aspects of regional investment and entrepreneurial activity. His current research interests largely relate to economic geography, and the impact institutions and governance have on country level foreign direct investment.  He has also written for the renowned think tank, The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) on the strategic implications of China's Belt and Road Initiative.

Dr. Ross has current teaching responsibilities for areas including: foreign market entry strategy, foreign direct investment, globalisation, political and institutional risk, mergers and acquisitions, and international strategy. In addition to his teaching experience Andrew has extensive experience of programme leadership roles in the UK and overseas where he has successfully led strategic TNE partnerships.

He serves as an Associate Editor for the journal Corporate Governance, is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Dr. Ross is currently the External Examiner for the BSc International Business degree at The University of Sussex.


Areas of research expertise

  • International business
  • International strategy
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Political and institutional risk
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Chinese outward foreign direct investment
  • China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Research themes

Entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity

Markets and governance

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Dr. Ross has current teaching responsibilities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels for areas including:

  • Foreign market entry strategy
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Globalisation
  • Political and institutional risk
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • International strategy