Professor Stevens joined the Lehigh faculty in 2013 and is also the Co-Director of the International Business Certificate program. Prior to coming to Lehigh, Stevens served as an assistant professor at the College of Business, University of Wyoming. He graduated from the Ohio State University with a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., he worked for the Ichimiya Corporation in Niihama, Japan. He has also been a visiting faculty fellow at Nihon University College of Economics, in Tokyo.
Charlie Stevens’ research interests center on the intersection of the strategic management and international business fields, with a particular interest in understanding how social evaluations (e.g., legitimacy and reputation) affect the strategy and performance of multinational enterprises. He has published papers on these topics in journals that include Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Operations Management, and Journal of Management. He is also on the editorial review board of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of World Business.