University Leadership Chair & Professor, Pro Dean of Research & Innovation, University of Leeds

Timothy M Devinney (BSc CMU; MA, MBA, PhD Chicago) is The University Leadership Chair in International Business at The University of Leeds (UK) and Pro Dean of Research and Innovation. He has held positions at the University of Chicago, Vanderbilt, UCLA and Australian Graduate School of Management and been a visitor at many other universities. He has published twelve books and more than one hundred articles in leading journals including Management Science, The Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, MIT SMR, California Management Review, Journal of Management and the Strategic Management Journal. He is a fellow of the Academy of International Business, a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Research Award and a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellow. He is Past-Chair of the International Management Division of the AOM and Co-Editor of AOM Perspectives. He currently on the editorial board of over 10 of the leading journals, Director of the SSRN international management network and co-editor of the Advances in International Management Series (Emerald). He has worked with over 100 global corporations and governments and given presentations and seminars at more than 100 universities and conferences in the last 10 years.


  • 2013–present
    University Leadership Chair & Professor, University of Leeds
  • 2008–present
    Visiting Professor & Humboldt Foundation Awardee, Humboldt University-Berlin
  • 2014–present
    Conjoint Professor, Macquarie University, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2008–2014
    Conjoint Professor, UNSW, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2009–2013
    Professor, University of Technology, Sydney
  • 1994–2009
    Professor, Australian Graduate School of Management
  • 1990–1993
    Professor, Anderson GSM, UCLA


    University of Chicago, Phd, Economics & Statistics
    University of Chicago, MA, Public Policy
    University of Chicago, MBA
    Carnegie Mellon University, BSc, Psychology/Applied Mathematics


Fellow, Academy of International Business; Fellow, Australia New Zealand Academy of Management; Fellow, Advanced Institute of Management (UK); Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (UK); Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and Forschungspreis Awardee (Germany)