David Wernick

PhD, Business Administration, Florida International University (2011)

Office: FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, RB-310

Phone: 305-348-7050

Email: wernick@fiu.edu

Areas of Expertise: Management, Business and Public Policy, Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Markets, Terrorism, Political Risk and International Business


Dr. Wernick is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management and International Business at Florida International University's (FIU's) College of Business. He teaches courses on international business, organizational management, and global risk management. Dr. Wernick's research focuses on international business strategy, sustainable enterprise, and global risk management. He is the author of numerous academic and policy-oriented studies on global business and politics, including the book chapters "Innovation in Africa: The View from the Hilltops of a Spiky Continent" (2016), and "Stakeholder Voice, Corporate Dysfunction and Change: An Organizational Learning Perspective" with William D. Schneper and Mary Ann Von Glinow (2013). Dr. Wernick is also the co-author with Mary Ann Von Glinow of the article "Reflections on the Evolving Terrorist Threat to Luxury Hotels: A Case Study on Marriott International," in the Thunderbird International Business Review (September/October, 2012). Dr. Wernick works closely with FIU undergraduate business students in his capacity as Faculty Advisor for the College's Honors in International Business Program and the International Business Honors Society (IBHS). He also is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Global Business and Community (JGBC) – an undergraduate e-journal focused on issues at the nexus of international business and society – and mentors a team of undergraduate business students that competes each year in the Consortium of Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) International Business Case Competition. Prior to joining FIU, Dr. Wernick worked as senior analyst with a Miami-based international security consultancy, and was director of communications for the Americas Society and Council of the Americas in New York. Dr. Wernick has also served as managing editor of the Latin America Advisor, a daily intelligence brief for senior executives of Fortune 500 companies with investments in the Americas. Dr. Wernick received his B.A. in Political Science from Tulane University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from FIU.

Courses Taught

ISS 6259: Corporate Diplomacy
ISS 6247: Social Enterprise and Grassroots Innovation
ISS 6327: Security Risks in Global Business
ISS 6926: Capstone Project