Cristina Suarez


Academic Background

  • PhD, International Management -- Organizational Behavior / Ethics, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; Dissertation: “Ethics Education and Neuroscience: A Neurocognitive Approach to Business Ethics Training“.

  • Global Business and Economic Policy Research Associate, International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland; “Developing a Global Mindset at Johnson & Johnson” Case GM 791, “Survey and Research Regarding Trade Policies for the Liberalization Negotiation” Swiss Asia Foundation and Evian Group for Economic Order in the Global Era.

  • Foreign Service Fellow, Georgetown University, Washington, DC; Global economic integration, international conflict and security, and U.S.-Cuba trade policy research.

  • MAE (Master of Applied Economics) -- International Economic Policy, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; International political economy and trade regionalism (ASEAN, EU, NAFTA) research.

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration) – International Management, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; International business coursework at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

  • BSBA (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration) -- Management, with honors, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.


  • Executive Education Inter-Cultural Ethics Seminar
  • BUS 628: Ethics -- Graduate level business ethics course (including distance tech neighbor island MBA)
  • BUS 301: Business Ethics -- Writing Intensive (WI) focus and Ethics (ETH) focus
  • BUS 315: Global Management and Organizational Behavior -- Ethics (ETH) focus
  • BUS 345: Strategic Management -- Oral Communication (OC) focus; Writing Intensive focus (WI)
  • MGT 341: Behavior in Organizations -- International Business credit course
  • MGT 342: Multinational Business Management -- International Business credit course
  • MGT 344: Seminar in Management, International Human Resource Management -- International Business credit course
  • HRM 351: Human Resource Management
  • HRM 353: Leadership and Group Dynamics -- Writing Intensive (WI) focus
  • HRM 354: Organizational Change and Effectiveness
  • HRM 453: Personnel Compensation
  • HRM 455: The Staffing Process
  • HRM 468: Training and Development
  • HRM 469: Seminar in Human Resource Management -- International Business credit course


  • Hawai’i Supreme Court Disciplinary Board Executive Committee, reviewing disciplinary cases and issuing formal opinions on ethics issues 
  • Teaching Awards: Professor of the Semester for MBA, Executive MBA, and BBA programs, UH Manoa Shidler College of Business
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Shidler College of Business
2404 Maile Way



Contact Info

(808) 956-8485