Tatiana Vashchilko (Lukoianova) is a visiting assistant professor in international business, and joined the Department of Management and Human Resources in 2013. After receiving her PhD in Political Science with specialization in International Political Economy (IPE) and Research Methodology, she worked as a visiting instructor at the University of Rochester (Political Science Department), sessional instructor at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University (Canada), and as a research associate at the Ivey Business School and Language and Information Technology Research Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario (Canada).

Dr. Vashchilko teaches the core undergraduate Introduction to International Business class, and an undergraduate elective called Advanced Topics in International Business. Prior to joining Fisher, she taught courses called business and government in global environment; international political economy (IPE); non-state actors in world politics; and macroeconomic analysis and policy. 

Dr. 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 international institutions and interstate relations for international business. Her work has appeared in The Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), The Academy of Management (AOM) Conference Best Paper Proceedings, Political Science Quarterly, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), and the Conference Proceedings of the Association for Computational Linguistics.  

As part of her service to professional societies, Dr. Vashchilko organized a professional development workshop (PDW) on Visualization and International Management at the 2014 Academy of Management (AOM) conference ( ). 

Dr. Vashchilko 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 a finalist of the William H. Newman Dissertation Award at the 2013 Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting. In 2007, she received NSF-EITM fellowship for the participation in Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Summer Institute at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).