We continue accepting applications for the AIB-LAT 2015 Doctoral Student
Consortium that will be part of the AIB-LAT Annual Meeting in Santiago,
Chile (January 22-24, 2015). The deadline is *Friday October 17, 2014.*
More information below and in the attached pdf file. Thank you.

*AIB-LAT Doctoral Student Consortium*

*January 22, 2015*

Chair: *Santiago Mingo, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez*

On January 22, 2015, the Academy of International Business, Latin American
Chapter, will host a Doctoral Student Consortium as part of the AIB-LAT
Annual Meeting in Santiago, Chile (for more information about the
conference go to The Consortium is intended for
doctoral students interested in Latin American affairs who wish to develop
and expand their research skills, enhance their particular research agenda,
and network with like-minded students and academics in their field of
study. The Consortium will facilitate constructive and supportive
discussions between and among doctoral students and faculty members on a
wide array of topics including but not limited to: conducting research in
international business and Latin America, writing and completing successful
dissertations, and transitioning into an academic career. The Consortium
will also provide feedback and commentary to those students whose research
and dissertations are in progress.

The Consortium’s Committee is seeking candidates who are Ph.D. students in
international business (or a related field dealing with Latin American
issues). While candidates in the dissertation phase of their Ph.D. programs
are preferred, all candidates will be considered. In order to stimulate the
exchange of ideas and provide the greatest level of commentary and guidance
to students, the committee will restrict the number of participants.

The 2015 Doctoral Student Consortium faculty panel will feature a diverse
group of distinguished and rising international business scholars who
together boast a strong record of publications in top academic journals.
The panel members have received numerous research awards, supervised
doctoral students, and worked as editors or are members of editorial boards
for top academic journals. (Note: addendums and changes are possible).

*Preliminary Panel*

Luciano Ciravegna <>, University of London

Christian Felzensztein <>,
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

Sumit Kundu
Florida International University

Somnath Lahiri
Illinois State University

Santiago Mingo <>, Universidad
Adolfo Ibáñez

William Newburry
Florida International University

*Tentative Program*

*09:00 - 09:30*

Welcome and Introduction

*09:30 - 10:15 *

Panel: Managing the Dissertation and Job Hunt Stage

*10:15 - 10:30*

Coffee Break

*10:30 - 12:00*

Small Group Discussion of Doctoral Student Research

*12:00 - 13:00*


*13:00 - 13:45 *

Panel: Conducting High Impact IB Research on Latin America

*13:45 - 14:00*

Coffee Break

*14:00 - 15:00 *

Panel: Meet the Editors (jointly with Paper Development Workshop)

*Submission Requirements*

Interested students should submit an application containing:

(1) a nomination letter from the advisor with information on the progress
of the student in the PhD program,

(2) a one-page CV, and

(3) a one-page description of the dissertation (or a research proposal for
those who don’t have a formal dissertation proposal yet).

The dissertation description (or research proposal) should provide
information about (a) the research question, (b) relevant literature, (c)
dependent and independent variables, (d) methodology, (e) data, and (f)
anticipated findings and implications. Priority will be given to students
that have their research more clearly defined*.*

*Submission will be accepted on a rolling basis through October 17, 2014,
or until positions are filled, whichever occurs first*. *Please submit all
materials in a single PDF file*. Send the complete application to
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Consortium Application.” Specific questions about the consortium or
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