Carl P. Zeithaml, PhD

Dr. Zeithaml is the Dean and F.S. Cornell Professor of Free Enterprise in the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. He was previously at the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Dean Zeithaml specializes in the field of strategic management with an emphasis on global and competitive strategy. He conducts research on international expansion strategies, knowledge-based sources of competitive advantage, corporate political activity, strategic decision making, the strategic role of the board of directors, the implementation of diversification strategies, and organizational transformation. Dean Zeithaml is a board member of Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. and previously served on the Management Oversight Committee of the Global Real Estate Special Opportunities Fund managed by Deutsche Bank. He received his doctorate from the University of Maryland, an MBA from the University of Florida, and a BA in economics from the University of Notre Dame.