Nathaniel Boso

  Professor and Dean
  Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Nathaniel Boso

Nathaniel Boso joined Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in 2017 as the Dean of KNUST School of Business and Oliver R. Tambo Africa Professorial Research Chair in International Marketing and Strategy. He is also a Visiting Professor to Strathmore University (Kenya), University of Kigali (Rwanda) and University of Pretoria (South Africa). Prior to joining KNUST, he was Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Leeds in the UK and a visiting research scholar to University of Sydney (Australia). His research focuses on the interface between entrepreneurship, innovation and global supply chain strategy. He has committed himself to producing high quality research that is internationally leading. As a result, his research has won multiple international awards. Notably, he was the winner of the 2019 S. Tamer Cavusgil Award from American Marketing Association Foundation, which recognizes the Journal of International Marketing article published in the calendar year that has made the most significant contribution to the advancement of the practice of international marketing management. His article published in the Journal of International Marketing was a finalist for the 2019 Hans B. Thorelli Award, which “honors an article that has made the most significant and long-term contribution to international marketing theory or practice”. His research also won the 2017 Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Best Conference paper; and the Best Empirical Paper Award at the 25th United States Association of Small Business & Entrepreneurship Annual Conference. He has published in high impact journals including Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Marketing, International Small Business Journal and Journal of Business Research. Nathaniel serves as the Associate Editor of Journal of International Marketing and African Journal of Management. He also serves as the Vice-President of Academy of International Business African Chapter. He was recently appointed to the prestigious OR Tambo Africa Professorial Research Chair with a budget of 2.5 Million United States Dollars. He is also the principal investigator at KNUST on the 15 Million United States Dollars “Building Research and Innovation for Development: Generating Evidence and Training (BRIDGE-Train)” project funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Ghana in 2002, Master of Science degree in Marketing from Umea University (AACSB accredited) in Sweden in 2004 and Ph.D. in International Entrepreneurship and Marketing from Loughborough University (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited) in the United Kingdom in 2011.

Topics of Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Small Business, New Venture Creation, Marketing, Supply Chain

Type of Students Taught: Undergraduate, Graduate, Executive

Willing to Travel: Yes

Primary Language of Teaching: English

Years In-Person Teaching Experience: 16

Years Online Teaching Experience: 10

Do you Prefer to Teach Only Online? No

Are you Research Active? Yes