Sonia Ketkar is Co-Director at the Center for Emerging Market Policies and Assistant Professor at the School of Public Policy at George Mason University. Her research publications and projects focus on multinational firm strategies related to internationalization, disinvestment and emerging markets. Her academic contributions include book chapters in the Handbook of International Marketing and the Future of Global Business, among others. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of International Commerce, Business and Policy and also frequently reviews for leading academic journals in the field of international business. She has taught abroad in Panama and in executive programs in Poland.
From 2007-2010, she served as an Advisor on the Board at TowsonGlobal, an international business incubator based in Maryland. Her professional experience includes a stint with the multinational firm, Bridge (now Thomson Reuters) in Mumbai, India. Most recently (2010-2011), she was Vice President of the Washington DC chapter of BGS, an international honor society for excellence in business programs and education. She has been invited to speak at various national and international events on issues related to trade and global supply chains, outsourcing, entrepreneurship and emerging markets. She has been interviewed by the Center for International Private Enterprise and others on similar topics. She is a member of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business and the India-US World Affairs Institute.
Sonia holds a PhD in International Business Administration from Temple University and Masters and Bachelors degrees from the University of Pune in India.