UMass Boston

David Levy

Grad Prog Dir/Professor
McCormack Hall Floor 05

Areas of Expertise

Organizational Theory, International Business, International Political Economy, Business and Climate Change, Global Value Chains


DBA, Harvard Business School
MBA, Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv University, Israel
BSC, Manchester University (UMIST), England

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness

External websites


Personal web page:

Co-editor, Organizations and Social Change Blog:

Courses Taught

Strategy, Business and Society, International Business, Multinationals and the Global Political Economy, Organization Theory

Research Interests

Business responses to climate change, Corporate political strategy, Development of renewable energy industry, Multinational corporations and global governance

Professional Activities

Member of Academy of Management

Member of editorial boards of Organization, Organization and Environment, Critical Perspectives on International Business.


2011 Aspen Institute Faculty Pioneer Award [read news story]
2007-09 College of Management Leadership Fellow
2005 Best Paper Award from the CMS Division of the AoM
2005 Grant from NESCAUM to study business impact of RGGI
2005 Dean’s Award for Distinguished Research
2001 Grant from Mass. Technology Collaborative, Renewable Energy Trust Fund
2000 Dean’s Award for Distinguished Research
1999 Visiting Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1998 Research Fellowship, Belfer Center, Kennedy School, Harvard University