Kevin Chastagner

Associate Professor of Management
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Kevin Chastagner came to Hope in 2020 after eight years living and working in China at Peking University. He has experience teaching courses in international business, strategic management, entrepreneurship, technology management and case analysis. Additionally, Kevin taught what was thought to be the first international business course in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea as a visiting faculty at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology.

Kevin's primary research interests are in innovation, strategy and international business. He is motivated to understand firm growth and the role of institutions in firm behavior and has projects involving patent portfolios, M&As, CSR and entrepreneurship.

Areas of Expertise

  • Innovation
  • Strategy
  • International business

Education

  • Ph.D., business administration, Washington State University, 2012
  • B.A., business administration, Washington State University, 2007

Honors, Grants & Awards

  • Teaching Excellence Award of PKU, 2018
  • PKU Shenzhen Graduate School Scientific Research Award, 2016–2017
  • Finalist for IM Division GWU-CIBER Best Paper Award on Emerging Markets, 2015

Selected Publications

Outside the College

Kevin and his wife are originally from Washington State and are both passionate about internationalization in higher education. Additionally, Kevin enjoys cooking and baking for friends as well as playing board games.

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Kevin Chastagner

Phone Number616.395.7122

Van Zoeren Hall 169 41 Graves Place Holland, MI 49423
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