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External research associates

Hester van Herk is Associate Professor of Marketing and Marketing Research at VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

She is specialized in cross-cultural research methodology and cross-cultural marketing and has work published in  journals including the  Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Journal of International Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, European Journal of Marketing, Food Quality and Preference and Multivariate Behavioral Research.

Find out more about Dr Hester van Herk or email on hherk@feweb.vu.nl

Felix C. Brodbeck is Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich.  

He researchers in the fields of cross-cultural management and psychology, leadership, organizational effectiveness and innovation, teamwork, decision-making and applied research methods. He has published eight books and more than 100 articles in publications including the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of World Business, Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology and Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 

Find out more about Prof Brodbeck (in German) or email on brodbeck@psy.lmu.de

Erika Spiess is a Professor in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at the Department of Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich.  

She has published ten books and more than 100 book chapters and scholarly articles in publications including the Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management.  Prof Spiess research fields include cross-cultural psychology, co-operation in organizations, health and leadership, motivation of reproductive behaviour, professional motivation of women, changing values, learning culture and development of competencies, expatriates adjustment and motivation, social support and interpersonal networks for foreign assignment. 

Find out more about Prof Erika Spiess (in German) or email on: erika.spiess@ps.lmu.de

Dr Eckert is a Research Associate at the Center for Creative Leadership in Brussels, Belgium.  Her expertise is in cross-cultural leadership and the design and evaluatin of intercultural training.  She is currently leading a study on managerial career development in various European cultures and collaborates with internal and external experts on cross-cultural leadership, sustainability/CSR, and training evaluation.  Regina holds a degree in psychology (Dipl-Psych.) from the University of Munich and a PhD in Management from Aston Business School. 

Email: eckertr@ccl.org

Qing Wang is a Reader in Marketing and Innovation at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick.  

Her research focuses on marketing research methods and consumer adoption behaviour of new products and services, the innovative capabilities and branding strategies of Chinese high-technology firms and the co-evolution of consumer learning and firm strategies in high-risk, high-return industries. She has published in journals including Journal of Marketing (JMR), Research Policy (RP) and the Journal of Marketing Management (JMM). 

Find out more about Dr Wang or email on: qing.wang@wbs.ac.uk

Dr Khursheed Wadia is Principal Research Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Safety and Wellbeing (SWELL)/Lifelong Learning, at the University of Warwick. Her research interests lie at the intersection of gender, ethnicity and politics in Europe (with a particular focus on Britain and France). She has researched and written on gender and political participation/civic engagement; gender, migration and ethnic relations; women from Muslim communities and politics. 


Find out more about Khursheed Wadia or email khursheed.wadia@warwick.ac.uk 

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