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Tatiana Vashchilko

Tatiana Vashchilko joins the Department of Management and Human Resources as a visiting assistant professor. In the past two years, she has held part-time teaching position at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada; part-time research associate positions at the Ivey Business School and Language and Information Technology Research Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. In 2009-2010, she was a visiting instructor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Rochester. She earned her PhD in political science (2011) and MA in economics (2004) from the Pennsylvania State University.

Vashchilko’s research interests are multidisciplinary and emerge from her research experience in international business, political science, economics, and information science. Her main research centers on the implications of interstate relations for international business. Her work has appeared in The Academy of Management (AOM) Conference Best Paper Proceedings, The Journal of International Business Studies, Political Science Quarterly, and the Conference Proceedings of the Association for Computational Linguistics. She also served as an ad-hoc reviewer of International Interactions, and Political Science Quarterly. Vashchilko has taught courses on international business; business and government in a global environment; international political economy; non-state actors in world politics; and macroeconomic analysis and policy.

She has been selected as a finalist of the International Management (IM) Division Fundação Dom Cabral Best Paper in Strategy / International Business (IB) Theory Award, and nominated for the William H. Newman Dissertation Award at the 2013 Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting. She received multiple research and travel grants from the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Western Ontario. In 2007, she received NSF-EITM fellowship to participate in Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Summer Institute at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).