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Grigorios Livanis

Grigorios Livanis
Associate Professor of Management
Copeland 624

Professor Livanis is an Assistant Professor of Strategy & International Business at Ohio University and has research interests in the areas of Global Strategy, Innovation, and Organization Design. A native of Greece, he has received his Ph.D. and MSc degrees in Applied Economics, minoring in Mathematics and Finance, under a full scholarship from the University of Florida.
Prior to Ohio University, Professor Livanis has led courses on Business and Corporate Strategy, International Business, Operations Management, and Business Statistics in the undergraduate and graduate programs of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. He has also taught courses in Financial Management and Economics at the online MBA of Northeastern University as well as courses on Game Theory and Dynamic Optimization at Babson College and the University of Florida.

Professor Livanis was the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Recognition in 2021 from the College of Business at Ohio University, and of the General Electric Best Teacher of the Year in 2018 from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and a finalist for the same award in 2016. He was also the recipient of Northeastern University’s Excellence in Teaching Award in 2010 and has been nominated by his students for the same award in 4 consecutive years. He was also nominated for the United States Professor of the Year Award in 2010 and was voted as “Favorite Faculty” by the 2013 graduating senior class of Northeastern University.

Professor Livanis has published in the leading journals of management and economics and he has received and been nominated for multiple awards. Most recently, his research has been awarded the Research Methods Best Paper Award from the Academy of International Business in 2017, nominated for Best Conference Paper Award from the Strategic Management Society in 2017, and was a finalist for Best Paper Award in Emerging Economies Research from the Academy of International Business in 2018. He serves in the editorial review board of the Journal of International Business Policy and of Global Strategy Journal. He has also served as a topic editor at Administrative Sciences.

Teaching

  • Excellence in Teaching Recognition, College of Business, Ohio University, 2021.
  • General Electric Best Teacher of the Year (awarded to faculty with the most student votes) D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, 2018.
  • Northeastern University Excellence in Teaching Award (awarded to 1 or 2 faculty university-wide per year), 2010.
  • Northeastern University Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee, 2009, 2011, and 2013.
  • S. Professor of the Year Nominee, Council for Advancement and Support for Education, 2010.
  • Donation to the D’Amore-McKim School of Business in my honor from one of my students in the Capstone Strategy course (STRT 4501), 2013.
  • Voted as “Favorite Faculty” by the graduating senior class, Northeastern University, May 2013.
  • Delta-Zeta Teacher Appreciation Event, Delta Zeta’s Northeastern University Chapter, Fall & Spring 2013 & 2016, Spring 2017.
  • Best Teacher of the Year Finalist, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, April 2016 (top three D’Amore-McKim School of Business faculty according to student votes).

Research

  • Copeland Fellow, College of Business, Ohio University, 2021-2023.
  • Excellence in Research Recognition, College of Business, Ohio University, 2021.
  • Excellence in Research Recognition, College of Business, Ohio University, 2020.
  • Highest Ranked Journal Publication Award, Department of Management, Ohio University, 2020.
  • Emerging Economies Research Best Paper Award Finalist, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, 2018.
  • Best Conference Paper Award Nominee, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, 2017.
  • Research Methods Best Paper Award, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, 2017.
  • Quality of Research Discovery Award, American Agricultural Economics Association, 2007 (with C.B. Moss, V. Breneman, and R. Nehring).

Service

  • Research Mentor Award, College of Business, Ohio University, 2021.
  • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Miami, 2020.
  • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 2016.
  • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 2014.