Anju Seth joined Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in 2018 as its Director, having received her a master’s degree from IIMC in 1978.
Previously, she was the R.B. Pamplin Professor of Management at Virginia Tech and served as the Head of the Management Department from 2008-2013. She also served at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, and as Associate Professor at the University of Houston. Before earning her Ph.D. in Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan, she spent several years in management consulting with A.F. Ferguson in India.
Dr. Seth takes a multi-disciplinary approach to her research and teaching in the areas of corporate strategy, acquisitions, restructuring, strategic alliances and joint ventures, corporate governance, and international business. Her scholarly papers have appeared in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Managerial and Decision Economics, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, as well other journals. Dr. Seth has received numerous awards for her research and teaching and serves or has served on the editorial boards of Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal and Journal of Management, and is an Associate Editor of Business Research Quarterly.