Bruce Bellner

Senior Lecturer, Management and Human Resources
Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University

Bruce W. Bellner, BBA, MBA, DBA is a faculty member with the Department of Management and Human Resources. 

Dr. Bellner currently teaches Global Environment of Business for the executive and full-time MBA programs, and International Human Resource Management for the MHRM degree. At the undergraduate level, he offers the Honors Cohort Strategic Management capstone and International Business core classes and the International Labor and Human Resources elective. 

Dr. Bellner has received numerous teaching awards, including the Pace Setters Daniel Westerbeck Teaching Excellence Award – the highest teaching honors bestowed by The Ohio State University and Fisher College of Business, and the Fisher College Merit Award for contributions to enhancement of learning inside and outside of the classroom. 

As a Global Applied Project faculty advisor, he has led student teams and consulted with several multinational companies, including: a major Japanese auto manufacturer; one of the largest private outsourcing and staffing companies based in Chile; an iconic Indian hospitality company; and a major multinational medical devices and health care company. 

Dr. Bellner previously taught in the Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences and was recognized by the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society and the Sphinx Senior Class Honorary. In addition, he has been a recurring visiting professor in Business and Economics for the summer program at Qingdao University and Minzu University. 

Prior to academia, Dr. Bellner enjoyed a rewarding career in financial services and held executive management and leadership positions in commercial banking. He served on numerous boards, including as a Director for a non-profit organization and as Trustee for the local Area Chamber of Commerce. 

As the Chair of the Advisory Council Board for the newly reestablished Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at The Ohio State University, Dr. Bellner is involved in efforts to promote activities to advance the study and teaching of international business and to support applied research on global awareness and competitiveness in a rapidly changing world.  

Dr. Bellner earned a Doctor of Business Administration in Strategy from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University.