Sjoerd Beugelsdijk (PhD Tilburg University) is a full professor in international business and director of research at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He is an expert on economic globalization and cultural diversity. He has published more than 70 refereed articles and edited special issues in leading journals, such as the Journal of International Business Studies and Journal of Economic Geography. Sjoerd Beugelsdijk has held visiting positions at several universities including University of South Carolina, Copenhagen Business School, and Bocconi University. He has served as a department chair and academic director of the undergraduate international business program in Groningen. He is the reviewing editor for the Journal of International Business Studies (2016-2022). He was awarded the silver medal in 2019 for his contribution to the field of international business and is a fellow of the Academy of International Business.