Gerbrand Groen

Senior Professorial Lecturer
School of International Service

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Conducts lectures at the Institutes of the Intercultural Management Institute
    2009 Lecturer at the Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea
    Member of AU Abroad Faculty Advisory Committee
  • Professor Groen teaches Cross-cultural communication as well as Intercultural Competence at American University since 2006, prior to which he served as a management consultant in global business management, human resource management and cross-cultural effectiveness for nearly thirty years. He has traveled to over 75 countries and is fluent in Dutch, English, and German. Professor Groen is the co-author of Titans of Saturn, which applies the concept of dilemma reconciliation to provide a unique insight into the highly successful international science mission to Saturn. Professor Groen conducts client studies and special weekend courses for graduate students at the Intercultural Management Institute. He is also involved in special virtual cross-cultural communication projects involving AU students and students of colleges in the Middle East.
  • Degrees

    JD, University of Leiden; MBA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    Florida Condo Balcony

    Book Currently Reading:

    "Moral Tribes", by Joshua Greene, 2013

    Languages Spoken:

    Dutch, French, German, and English

  • SIS-School of Intl Service
  • SIS - 200D
  • Wednesday 13.00 PM to 16.00 PM Thursday 11.00 AM to 14.00 PM Friday 10.00 AM to 11.30 AM

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