International Business Alumni Networking Event

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The International Business faculty group at Western Washington University is welcoming two new professors who will add to our mix of knowledge and teaching skills. Please join us to welcome our new faculty while catching up with fellow alumni.

Shih-Fen Chen, Kaiser Professor of International Business

Shih-Fen joins us from the “other” Western, University of Western Ontario, where he has built a career researching and teaching international business and international marketing. An award-winning case professor who also does consulting and training for other professors in Asia, he will teach the MBA International Business courses and elective undergraduate courses in specialties, such as supply chain relationships.

You can see his academic background here:

Ted Alden, Professor of Canadian American Business Relationships

Ted will bring a political science and public policy perspective to our teaching and research team. He has been a Financial Times journalist and is now with the Council of Foreign Relations in Washington DC. You may have seen him give commentary on the PBS News Hour recently on the changes in NAFTA.

Check out his information at the Council on Foreign Relations web site:

Thanks to the generosity of a supporter of the International Business program, there will be no charge to attend the event.

Refreshments including: food, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.

View the attendee list here.


Contact Tom Roehl, Professor of International Business for this event. Feel free to call him at 360.650.4809 or via email at if you have any questions or comments. WWU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact him.

Thursday, April 11, 2019
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


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