P. Roberto Garcia

Young-Jin Kim Distinguished Clinical Professor of International Business

Director, Center for International Business Education & Research

Kelley School of Business, Indiana University


Full Biography

P. Roberto Garcia is the Young-Jin Kim Clinical Professor of International Business in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.  He also serves as Faculty Director for the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). He currently teaches various International Business courses at the Undergraduate, Kelley Direct-Online, and Executive Education programs. Garcia holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in International Business with a functional area minor in Organizational Behavior and an MBA from the University of Toledo, Ohio (International Business). He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in Psychology. Before going on to pursue a Ph.D., Dr. Garcia gained significant full-time management experience. Garcia has worked as a consultant or has delivered executive education sessions for a number of well-known organizations including, GM, Ford, Chrysler, ALCOA, Philips, AT&T, Wendy’s International, Edwards Brothers Printing, Kimball International, U.S. Department of Justice, Manitowoc, Cummins Inc., Eli Lilly, etc.

Dr. Garcia has received several honors and awards for his contributions to international business teaching and service. For example, in 2015 he received the “Elvin S. Eyster Teaching Scholar Award” and was a finalist for the “Innovative Teaching Award.” In 2013 he received the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award for overall teaching quality. In 2010 he was the recipient of the Kelley Direct “Teaching Excellence Award.” He was also recognized for the 2010 “Kelley Service Award” for contributions to international business teaching and programming. In 2008 he was awarded the “Innovative Teaching Award” by the Kelley School of Business. He was also nominated in 2009, 2010, and 2011 for the “John W. Ryan Award” for Distinguished Contributions to International Programs and Studies. He has also been recognized several times as a “Favorite Professor” by several scholar-athletes at Indiana University.