Anu Phene

Professor of International Business and Grub Distinguished Scholar


School of Business, Department of International Business

Funger Hall, Suite 401

2201 G Street, NW

George Washington University

Washington DC 20052


Office: 401 S

Phone: 202 994 6764 Fax: 202 994 7422




Anu Phene is Grub Distinguished Scholar and Professor of International Business at the School of Business at George Washington University. Before joining GW, she was an associate professor of strategy at the University of Utah. She received her Ph.D. in international management from the University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to that, she worked for American Express Bank in the treasury department.


Her research focuses on knowledge creation and transfer, geographic boundaries of knowledge, multinational firm and subsidiary evolution and governance mechanisms. She has authored publications in Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Management and Management International Review. She was named David Eccles Faculty Fellow at the University of Utah from 2006-2008. She received the 2014 Trachtenberg Teaching Award at George Washington University, the 2010 GW School of Business Teaching Excellence Award and the 2006 Brady Superior Teaching Award at the University of Utah.



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