Shantala Samant is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Management, College of Business & Economics, at Western Washington University. She completed her Ph.D. in Management from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech University.
Her primary research and teaching interests are in the area of international business and business strategy. Her work focuses on understanding the phenomena of firm internationalization, innovation, and technology development in the context of emerging economies. Her research has been published in journals such as International Business Review and Global Strategy Journal. She currently teaches advanced undergraduate level courses on International Business and Strategic Management.