About Dr. Justin PaulJustin Paul

Dr Justin Paul, is a full Professor in the Ph.D & MBA programs at the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, USA. He is well known as an author/co-author of four best selling text books – Business Environment (4th edition), International Business (6th edition), Management of Banking & Financial Services (2nd edition) and Export-Import Management (2nd edition)  by McGraw-Hill, Prentice Hall, Pearson & Oxford University Press respectively. He served as an associate professor with the University of Washington and Nagoya University of Commerce & Business- Japan, accredited by AACSB & AMBA prior to his current position.

He has also co-authored two more books namely International Marketing and Services Marketing published by Tata McGraw-Hill. He started his career as Officer – Corporation Bank and moved to academics later. He served as Department Chairperson at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), the premier business school in South Asia at age 30. He has taught full courses at Aarhus University- Denmark, Grenoble Eco le de Management-France, University of Washington Foster School of Business-Seattle, Universite De Versailles -France, ISM University-Lithuania, SP Jain-Dubai, Warsaw School of Economics-Poland and has been an invited speaker and trainer at Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Puget Sound, St.Martyn’s University-USA, Fudan University-Shanghai, University of San Francisco and University of New South Wales, Sydney . He has conducted corporate training many times for South East Asian Bank-Mauritious, Al Omaniya Financial Services-Oman, South Indian Bank, Federal Bank and Thomas Cook.

He has published more than 25 research papers in refereed journals including International Business Review(2 articles), Harvard Business Review, The International Trade Journal (2 articles), International Journal of Consumer Studies, Journal of Retailing & Consumer Services (3 articles), Marketing Intelligence & Planning, Journal of Consumer Marketing, International Journal of bank Marketing, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing & Logistics, Competitiveness Review, International J of Commerce & Management, Asian Case Research Journal, IIM-B Management Review etc. He has been Ph.D thesis examiner to over a dozen universities including Indian Institute of Technology and is also an Associate Editor of Journal of Global Marketing and on the Editorial Review Board of over 20 refereed journals.

Dr. Justin has been distinguished as ‘Role Model’ by ‘Careers & Campuses’ magazine, as ‘ Young Achiever’ by ‘The Hindu’ newspaper, and as `The Global Professor by Mathrubhumi. He has also secured international level awards for Best Research Papers and Case studies, instituted for faculty members by European Case Clearing House, American Society for Competitiveness, Emerald UK, London School of Business, Association of Indian Management Schools etc.

He is also known as an Author of 3 Best Selling Case studies pub by Ivey-Canada & distributed by Harvard Business School (1. LV in Japan 2. Ferro Industries- Exporting Challenge 3. L’oserie- Turnaround challenges.

Countries Visited

USA, UK (England & Scotland), Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands (Holland), Australia, Spain, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Greece, Lithuania, Latvia, Sweden, Japan, Singapore, China (Shanghai, Beijing & Hongkong), South Korea,  Czech republic, India (20 States), Nepal, Sweden, UAE, Thailand, Oman, Mauritious, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Dominican Republic.


Spoken- English, Japanese, Hindi, Malayalam (Fluent), French (Basic), Spanish (Basic)


2008 August – Summer School for Researchers- J.W.Goethe University, Germany held at Bundesbank Training Centre, Frankfurt

2006 – Case Study Writing Training, Two Certificate Courses taught by Professors from London Business School  & Syracuse University, USA

2004 – Post Graduate Diploma in International Business (MBA equal), Pondicherry Central University, India (A University promoted by Government of India)

1999-2003 – Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, India – Premier University in South Asia Focus –International Business, & Economics. Defended in Nov 2003.   With UGC-JRF award

1998-1999 – Diploma in foreign exchange & Risk Management, World Trade Centre, Bombay (Evening Course)

1997 – UGC-Junior research fellowship (JRF) & Lectureship on qualifying National Eligibility Test (NET), Govt of India University Grants Commission

1997-1998 – Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, Thesis- Industry Analysis, Grade Point 8.6/10

1995-1997 – MA in Economics, University of Calicut, Kerala State, India (First Class and Silver Medalist (2nd Highest in the University)- 69%

1995 - Gold Medalist - BA in Economics, University of Calicut, Christ College, Kerala, India, 76%

2010 – June One week Research Methods workshop organized by Indian Commerce association using Eviews, SPSS etc.

Awards and Research Funding

  1. Best Case Study Award -2009 instituted by Emerald Publishers, American Society for Competitiveness (ASC) and Indiana University of Pennsylvania 29-31 October, during 20th Annual conference of ASC held at Marriot, Washington DC
  2. 2007- Case Study Award instituted by London Business School – Research Grant
  3. 2003- Award (National) for Best Research Paper from Indian Banks Association (IBA), (Rs 10,000 Rupees)- BECON-2003 held in Mumbai (official body of all banks)
  4. 2002 Award for Best Research paper- from Association of Indian Management Schools –organized for the faculty members of all Business schools in India (Aug 2002): Second Prize
  5. 2004- Best Case Study Award (INR 10,000) by Amity Business School, Noida
  6. 2002- Project researcher for the prestigious European Union – India Cross Cultural Innovation Network Project, where 4 countries of Europe are involved
  7. 2007-Research Grant from Multi-Commodity Exchange, Bombay, 2007 (Rupees 50,000)
  8. Researcher, EU- India (India Gate project) project 2010-11, IIFT  New Delhi
  9. Best Case Study Award from European Case Clearing House- 2012 http://www.ecch.com/educators/casemethod/ecchawards/winners/2012, Louis Vuitton in Japan pub by Ivey-Canada & Harvard (This is a bestselling case in the world, currently, being used at top bus schools)

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Contact Information

JUSTIN PAUL, Ph.D,  Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Puerto Rico (UPR),

5th Floor, Plaza Universitaria,   Río Piedras  P. O. Box 23332,  San Juan,  Puerto Rico, U.S.A, 00931.

Phone  +1 206 412 4707  E-mail:  profjust@gmail.com, justinpaul@hotmail.com, justiim@gmail.com,   justin.paul@upr.edu

Skype – drjustinpaul

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