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Professor of Global Business Strategy, Simon Fraser University

Daniel M. Shapiro (PhD, Cornell) is Professor of Global Business Strategy at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University; co-editor, Multinational Business Review; and co-director Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies. He has worked for forty years as an educator, researcher, and academic administrator. Most recently he was Dean of the Beedie School of Business. In the past, he was Principal of the School of Community and Public Affairs at Concordia University,
Director of the CIBC Centre for Corporate Governance and Risk Management and co-academic director of the Vancouver Directors Education. As an academic, he has published five books and monographs and some 100 scholarly articles on international business and strategy, corporate ownership and governance, foreign investment and MNEs, industrial
structure, and various aspects of public policy. His research has been published in Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World
Business and International Journal of Industrial Organization, among others. His articles have been cited over 8000 timesIn 1995 and again in 2002 he was awarded the TD Canada Trust Teaching Award, and in 2014 was named the Academy of International Business (AIB) Educator of the Year. He has designed and delivered executive programs to managers in the private and public sectors, both in Canada and abroad (including Russia, Guyana, Indonesia and China), and has taught on every continent. He has served as a consultant to various organizations in the public and private sectors in the areas of foreign investment, mergers, competition policy, strategy and industrial policy, and has served on the Boards of both private and public organizations.


  • –present
    Professor of Global Business Strategy, Simon Fraser University


  • 1974 
    Cornell University, PhD