Professor of International Business & Marketing
School of Business and Leadership
Director, Business Leadership
Nila Wiese’s teaching and research are in the areas of international business strategy in the context of emerging markets, particularly in Latin American, and cross-cultural and gender issues in leadership, with attention to talent management and business strategy. She co-authored the book Business in Emerging Latin America (Routledge, 2015), which provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the business environment in this dynamic region. Wiese directs the university’s Business Leadership Program, which provides a selected cohort of students intensive and experiential studies in business and leadership. Wiese has professional experience in banking, consulting, and executive training. She was formerly academic vice-provost of the Universidad de San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and is the current conference chair for the Academy of International Business, United States—West Chapter. Wiese has also worked in small business development in Central America and the state of Washington. Her current research projects focus on the base of the pyramid markets, and gender issues and cross-cultural values in international management.
B.S., Oklahoma State University, 1991; M.I.M., Baylor University, 1992; Ph.D., University of Oregon, 1996