Dr. Richard Drobnick

Managing Director of APRU World Institute.

Director of Center for International Business Education and Research, Marshall School of Business University of Southern California, Dr. Drobnick has a joint appointment with the University of Southern California and the National University of Singapore and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), which maintains its secretariat at NUS.  At USC, Drobnick is the director of the Center for Global Business Excellence at the Marshall School of Business and a Research Professor of Management and Organization. He is also the founding director of USC’s Center for International Business Education and Research, which has been supported by the U.S. Department of Education since 1990, as one of its 30 national resource centers on international business. From 1994-2005, Drobnick served as USC’s Vice Provost for International Affairs. At NUS, Drobnick is the Managing Director of the APRU World Institute, an institute founded in 2006 to produce interdisciplinary research on issues of critical importance to Pacific Rim policy makers and he is a Visiting Professor of Global Studies at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. Drobnick is also the Secretary General Emeritus and a member of the Steering Committee of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), the association of presidents of 37 leading Pacific Rim research universities.