Dr. Gary Oddou, Ph.D.

Dr. Gary Oddou, Ph. D. has been teaching, researching and consulting in the area of international human resource management for over 25 years. His research focus has been in the area of expatriate adjustment and training, repatriate reintegration and knowledge transfer expatriate-repatriate best practices and global leadership. He has published over 40 articles and book chapters on these topics and written or co-edited three books related to international human resource management and global leadership. He has been invited to speak on these topics at universities and at business conferences in Europe, Canada, the U.S. and Asia.

He has regularly taught outside the United States, including at top universities such as the National Economics University, Vietnam; Ecole de Management, Lyon, France; Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, and the University of Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. He has also been a research associate and facilitated management development experiences at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland. In addition, Dr. Oddou has regularly consulted with multinational firms in the areas of expatriate and repatriate management both in the United States, Japan and in Europe.

Dr. Oddou has held department chair positions at San Jose State University and Utah State University. He has developed and currently directs and teaches in the Global Business Management program at CSU San Marcos.