Director of Research OperationsJeff W. Russell is currently the Director of Research Operations at the Duke Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at Duke's Fuqua School of Business. Research areas focus on offshoring and cross cultural communication effectiveness. He has written and presented extensively on these topics and sits on several advisory boards.
Prior to joining Duke CIBER, Jeff advised high tech SMEs on doing business in China and Taiwan ROC, working for the Taiwan Council for Economic Planning and Development. He has lived in China and Taiwan and has joint degrees in Cultural Anthropology and Chinese Studies from the University of Arizona. He has also spent several years of advanced Chinese studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, Peking University, and Taiwan Normal.