Prof. Ravi ParemeswaranRavi Parameswaran is a tenured Full Professor in the Management and Marketing Department at Oakland University, Michigan. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Physics/Mathematics), a Master’s degree in International Management (Thunderbird), a Master’s degree in Business Information Systems (Georgia State), and a Ph.D. in Marketing (Georgia State). He has also taught at University of Michigan Dearborn, Indiana University, Bloomington (on a sabbatical), Wayne State University, Detroit and Georgia State University, Atlanta.
He has done extensive academic research in international business and international marketing (specializing in country of origin studies), in marketing measurements and research, and buyer-supplier relationships. He is widely published in journals such as Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Advertising, Journal of International Business Studies, International Marketing Review, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Journal of Historical Research in Marketing, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Allied Journal of Business Research, Global Finance Journal, Journal of International Information Management, Journal of Marketing Education and Journal of Higher Education in Marketing.
His current research interests (besides mentioned above) include sustainability issues, emerging markets and global inter-disciplinary synergies. Prior to his academic career at Oakland University, Dr. Parameswaran also has significant industry experience. He has served at Ford Motor Company, Carson Roberts (subsidiary of Ogilvy and Mather, Inc.), Focus Advertising, India and Richardson Hindustan (now a part of Procter and Gamble), India.
Dr. Parameswaran is an active member of the East Michigan District Export Council, jointly sponsored by the United States Department of Commerce and the United States Chamber of Commerce to advise the United States Export Assistance Centers (USEACs) as they provide export assistance to small and medium sized companies.