Charles Dhanraj

H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest Professor and Founding Executive Director

Dr. Charles Dhanraj is the H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest Professor of Strategy at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. He also serves as the Founding Executive Director of Fox’s Center for Translational Research in Business, and Executive Director of the Fox School’s Executive Doctorate in Business Administration program. Previously, Charles worked at International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Indiana University at Bloomington. Dhanaraj’s specialization includes strategic partnerships, global innovation, and emerging markets. He published several high-impact articles and award-winning cases. In 2017, he was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB), a distinction held by elite researchers for outstanding contributions to scholarly development in international business. He serves as vice president for the AIB and deputy editor of Cross Cultural and Strategy Management, as well as a member on the editorial boards of six major journals.