Senior Professorial Lecturer
School of International Service
Additional Positions at AUConducts 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.
DegreesJD, University of Leiden; MBA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Favorite Spot on Campus:Florida Condo Balcony at Cape Canaveral
Favorite Place in Washington DC:The Kennedy Centre
Book Currently Reading:"Moral Tribes", by Joshua Greene, 2013 Fukuyama, Francis, The Origins of Political Order: from pre-human times to the French revolution.
Languages Spoken:Dutch, French, German, and English
- SIS-School of Intl Service
- SIS - 200D
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