Dr. Bowen is Professor and W.R. Holland Chair of International Business and Finance at the McColl Graduate School of Business, Queens University of Charlotte. Previously, he was Professor of Management and International Business at the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (Belgium), Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Economics at University of California, Irvine, Associate Professor of Management (visiting) at Merage Graduate School of Business, University of California, Irvine, and Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics and International Business at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He is a former U.S. Fulbright Scholar (to Madagascar), and has held the titles 'Faculty Research Fellow' and 'Research Economist' with the National Bureau of Economic Research, and 'Expert' to the European Commission. He holds a B.A. degree in Economics from University of California, San Diego and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Bowen's research spans corporate strategy/business policy, entrepreneurship, international business/economics, and applied research methods. He is internationally recognized for his research on the determinants of international trade patterns, measurement of trade performance and international competitiveness. His research is published in leading academic journals including American Economic Review, Corporate Governance, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, and Quarterly Journal of Economics. He is also co-author of the graduate level text Applied International Trade Analysis (Palgrave).
Dr. Bowen has lectured to students at all levels including Executive M.B.A, M.B.A., Ph.D. and Undergraduate on a wide range of subjects including Economics, Finance, Global Strategy, International Business, and Statistics. He has lectured at several foreign universities including Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Bocconi University (Italy). He received the Order of Omega's "Outstanding Faculty Member" award while at University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Bowen has served as adviser to various corporations, government agencies, and private non-profit institutions. These include American Chamber of Commerce (Belgium), 3M Corporation, Chrysler Corporation, US National Science Foundation, United Nations Development Program and the New York Society of Security Analysts.