Revisit: AIB-SE 2016


Doctoral Consortium at the Academy of International Business South East US Chapter, Tampa-Cozumel, 10 Nov 2016; Application deadline 15 Jul


AIB US Southeast


Doctoral Consortium


Call for Applications


Consortium Date: Thursday Nov 10, 2016


Application Deadline: July 15, 2016

(Please note the early deadline due to the cruise venue. All consortium participants will be notified by July 20 and must register for the conference and the cruise by August 15, 2016. If you need a letter for Visa purposes, please apply early)



Costas Katsikeas

Arnold Ziff Endowed Research Chair in Marketing & International Management

Leeds University Business School

Peter Magnusson

Associate Professor of International Marketing

Culverhouse College of Commerce

The University of Alabama

Topics Include:

  • new trends in conducting high-impact international business research,
  • managing the dissertation stage and the job search process, and
  • successful entry into the academic career.

In addition, students will receive concrete feedback on their individual current research projects as well as ideas and guidance for their future research agenda.



First-year Ph.D. students as well as more advanced Ph.D. students who are in the dissertation phase. The faculty panel of the 2016 Doctoral Consortium will include a number of accomplished and upcoming international business scholars.



The consortium will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 as part of the AIB-SE 2016 conference, on board the Royal Caribbean cruise ship ‘Brilliance of the Seas’ in the port of Tampa.


Space for this workshop is limited and participation is by application only. We expect about 20 student participants. We also invite deans, department chairs, former workshop alumni and other faculty to encourage their doctoral students to apply.




All submissions will be handled through the AIB-SE online submission system. Your application will be handled as if it is a paper being submitted for the conference. In the AIB-SE online submission system, select the Manuscript Submission Form and then select the track: Doctoral Student Consortium.


Application Contents:


1.     A short introductory cover letter introducing you and your interest in the doctoral consortium (1 page limit)

2.     An extended abstract summary of a research paper (5 page limit). Early Ph.D. students can write briefly about their intended research ideas

3.     Your curriculum vitae


Please combine the above requirements into a single pdf file. The deadline to apply is July 15, 2016. Applicants will be notified of the acceptance decisions by July 20, 2016. All applicants must register for the conference and the cruise by August 15, 2016. If you need a visa letter, please apply early. To receive a Visa letter, you need to apply to the consortium through the submission system and then request a visa letter by emailing AIB-SE at Although each participant will be required to register for the 2016 AIB-SE Annual Meeting, there will no additional fees for participating in this consortium.


See attachment for additional detail.

Best regards,



2016 Conference Links:
SUBMIT A PAPER – – (Deadline JUNE 1, 2016)