About the Author – Fundamentals of International Business

About the Author

Dr Sumati Varma is an Associate Professor at the Department of Commerce, University of Delhi. She has 30 years experience of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, including positions as Visiting Faculty at the Department of Financial Studies, Delhi University, the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), and at the Delhi School of Economics for their MBA programs.

She was awarded with prestigious International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) fellowship in 2011 by the US Department of State for her contribution to the first ever program on ‘American Studies for Indian Universities’.

As a consultant with the World Bank, she has contributed to its flagship publication Investing Across Borders (2012).

She is currently associated as a member of the executive team for Project X – Culture, an international experiential learning project at the University of North Carolina, involving over 4,000 students from 100 universities across 40 countries. She is also a member of the Research Team of Lab ReTMES (Research Team for Mediterranean Entrepreneurship and Startups), Department of Law and Economics, Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, Italy.

Dr Varma has contributed to the content development of the e-PG Pathshala project under NMEICT, Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD). She is also a consultant in curriculum development at the American Centre and at the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), a nodal agency for curriculum development of Indian schools.

Her research interests include Born Global firms, where she has done pioneering work in the Indian context. She is also interested in various facets of firm internationalization, international entrepreneurship and cross border M&As.

She has over 30 papers published in reputed national and international journals such as Journal of East West Business, Asia Pacific Business Review, Transnational Corporation Review (Taylor and Francis), Decision (IIM, Kolkata), International Journal of Emerging Markets (Emerald), and International Journal of Technology Learning and Change (Inderscience).

She has also presented in national and international conferences of repute, including the Academy of International Business (AIB), AIB India chapter, UNU MERIT Netherlands, Copenhagen Business School, EGOS and APROS.

She has, so far, seven books to her credit as sole author, including text books for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, from Pearson. She has also contributed as co-author to the international edition of Money, Banking, and the Financial Systems, R Glenn Hubbard, 2e, and to the Horizon edition of International Business, Wild and Wild, 6e, and as adaptation author for Preparing Effective Business Plans: An Entrepreneurial Approach, Global edition 2/e by Bruce R. Barringer, Pearson International.