Hildy Teegen, Ph.D.

Hildy Teegen is the former dean of the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina and a current professor of International Business there. Her global background and interests make her a natural fit for the Moore School, which is known worldwide for its undergraduate and graduate international business programs.

Previously, she was director of The George Washington University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) in Washington, D.C. where she focused on brokering relationships and forging links – with the greater university, with students, with alumni, and with other "outside constituents" such as the government and the private sector. Teegen also held a joint appointment at The George Washington University as a professor of international business at the School of Business and as a professor of international affairs at the Elliott School. Teegen is outgoing department editor (Institutions and Comparative Capitalism) for the Journal of International Business Studies, the premier academic journal in the field. She was an editorial board member for Journal of International Management from 1999 to 2006. She is a founding executive board member of the Women of the Academy of International Business (AIB).

Fluent in Spanish, Teegen has lived in Mexico, Portugal, the Dominican Republic, and Grand Cayman Island. She has taught international business at the George Washington University; The College of William and Mary; Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México in Mexico City; the University of Texas at Austin; Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico; and Universidade do Porto in Oporto, Portugal.

Teegen received The George Washington University School of Business Dean’s Scholar Award for 2006-2007, and the school’s Board of Advisors Award for Faculty Service in 2005. In 2005, she won the Best Reviewer Award from the International Management Division of the Academy of Management. Teegen is a member of the Academy of International Business, the Academy of Management, and the Business Association of Latin American Studies, and is a member of the Globalization of Business Education task force of the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business.

Teegen has written extensively about global business, most recently about interactions between firms, governments, and non-governmental organizations. She has edited two books and co-authored two more. In addition to her service as a member of the board of CIPE, she serves on the boards of the Palmetto Institute, the United Way of the Midlands of South Carolina, the Columbia, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the Midlands Business Leadership Group. Teegen earned bachelor's degrees in Latin American Studies and International Business and Finance from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987. In 1993, she received a doctorate in international business, with a sub-specialty in marketing strategy and economic development, also from the University of Texas at Austin.


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